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Welcome To Bronco Nation

Congratulations on your acceptance to Boise State University! There are a few things you’ll need to be aware of and complete before registering for classes. Use this page as your guide–and reach out to us if you have questions along the way.

Here are your next steps

Set Up Your MyBoiseState Student Account

If you haven’t already, it’s time to get your myBoiseState student account set up and ready to go! This is the account where you will register for classes, view your financial aid and manage your student account, and access resources like Blackboard and BroncoMail. Follow these step-by-step directions to get started today.

New Student Orientation

You’ll need to complete a New Student Orientation before registering for classes. An orientation introduces you to key resources and support at Boise State University. Directions on how to access your online program’s New Student Orientation are sent directly to you by email. After you complete this online orientation, you will register for classes.

Order Your Bronco Card

A Bronco Card is Boise State’s official student ID. You can use this card to get discounts at local retailers who offer student discounts. To request your student ID or Bronco Card, email a digital photo in .jpg format to the BroncoCard office at Be sure to include your student ID number and return address. Your Bronco Web account is charged $25 for your Bronco Card. See here for picture requirements

Review Your Finances

Do you need to apply for Financial Aid? Accept or decline your award? Set up a payment plan? Pay your bill? After registering for classes, take a few minutes to review your finances using the tools and resources available from Financial Aid and Student Financial Services.

Prepping For Class

Follow these steps to prep for your first day of classes. These steps include purchasing textbooks and supplies, preparing your computer, setting up a study space, and exploring your online classroom. Begin prepping for class

Time Management

Has it been a while since you’ve had to study? Or maybe you would like to learn some new study tricks? Look no further! Learn the basics of creating a study plan, a master calendar, and a prioritized to-do list all with handy templates. Review time management

Communicating Online

Learning online can present challenges for even the most motivated student. Learn how to tackle these challenges head with these tips and tricks. Explore Communicating Online

Support Resources

With Boise State Online, you are never alone. Dedicated faculty and staff are here to provide the support you need to succeed and reach your goals. Learn more about the support services and resources available to you as a Boise State University student. Review Support Resources