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Frequently Asked Questions

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    How much does housing cost and when can I book a room?
    Booking a room is done through the Housing Portal under your student account. The cost for each type of room can be found on the Housing Prices page. Please review Important Dates and Deadlines to find out what day you can register for housing.
    *All freshmen or first-year students must live on campus for their first three semesters in dormitory-style housing.
    *IWORK students will automatically be assigned to a room.
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    Do I have to sign up for a meal plan?
    Students in dormitory-style housing will not have access to a kitchen and must sign up for either a Gold or Silver meal plan. All other students may purchase a meal plan if they choose.
    Pricing for meal plans can be found on the Food Services Website.
    *IWORK students will automatically be given a meal plan.
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    Will all my classes transfer over from the last school I attended?
    To find which classes are transferable to BYUH, enter the name of your school and find the name of the course taken on the Transfer Evaluation Matrix.
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    How do I apply for a job on campus?
    If you are interested in being employed on campus or at the Polynesian Cultural Center, you can apply for jobs on the Employment Opportunities page once you are enrolled as a student. Interviews are normally done in-person, so please only apply once you have arrived on the island.
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    Does the school offer scholarships to new students?
    Returned missionary vouchers are available to non-IWORK students who served in or are from the Pacific Rim. Other scholarships are automatically offered to a small selection new students based on academic achievement.
    Merit scholarships are offered to all students after their first semester depending on their grade point average earned at BYUH.
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    How can I join student clubs?
    As soon as students are allowed to gather on campus again (after the COVID-19 pandemic), you can sign up for clubs and events on Campus Labs. Student clubs feature various cultures, academic skills, and special interests.
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    Is there a shuttle that can get me to campus when I arrive?
    North Shore Express offers rides to BYU–Hawaii Students from the airport at $55/person.