Don’t know what to pack, where to park, or how to find an on-campus job? We know it’s all a little overwhelming so we’ve compiled a list of resources below. Take a minute to familiarize yourself with the opportunities and services that Boise State University offers.
- study guides
- office and art supplies
- Bronco gear
We know you are ready to start college…but are you Bronco Ready? You are invited to complete a free, one-credit, on-line course called Bronco Ready that is designed to connect you to the information, people, programs, and services that support your success. For more information, visit aasc.boisestate.edu/broncoready or call 426-1718.
Flex Dollars represent money loaded onto a student’s account which can be used to make purchases at all campus retail food locations. Students use their Bronco ID card to access Flex Dollars during a retail transaction. For more information about Flex Dollars, or if you want to add some to your account call the Info Desk at 208.426.4636
Bronco Bucks represent money loaded onto a student’s account which can be used for utility oriented purchases such as laundry and printing. Similar to Flex Dollars, Bronco Bucks are accessed using the Bronco ID card.
Meal Plans can be used for the Boise River Cafe (BRC) and Southfork Market.
- Priority date to submit all financial aid documents to maintain 2018-2019 work-study, supplemental grants (SEOG) and Perkins loans
- Housing application priority date
- First day students can begin using 2018-2019 work-study awards
- Early move-in day for honors students
- Move-In Day and Convocation
- Bronco Welcome Week begins
- First day of classes (academic advising is available throughout the semester)
- Labor Day (no classes and university offices closed)
November 19 – 23
- Thanksgiving Break (university offices closed November 22-23)
December 17 – January 11
- Winter Break (university offices closed December 24-28)
- primary and urgent care
- wellness (stress management, care team, psychiatry)
- allergy clinic
Did you play a musical instrument or sing in high school? If the answer is yes, bring your talent to Boise State University! The Music Department has many ensembles in which you can perform and all are open to students regardless of your major. Meet students from majors all across campus that share your passion for music.
Most ensembles will hold auditions or open rehearsals just prior to the start of the academic year or during the first week of classes. The Blue Thunder Marching Band will accept auditions through July 15.
- free membership
- quarterly e-newsletters
- volunteer opportunities
- campus news and happenings
Don’t forget to attend Bronco Welcome Week!
What can I bring to my Residence Hall?
- We recommend bringing bedding, personal hygiene essentials, any appliances with closed coil elements, extra lighting, mini refrigerators, microwaves, decorations and audio visual equipment.
When do I pay for housing?
- The first housing payment is due prior to move in, however late charges are not assessed until after September 1st for Fall semester and February 1st for Spring semester.
- Monthly payments are due on the 25th of every month (July through April). Check Bronco Accounts regularly to view posted charges.
How can I get more scholarships?
- Although the Priority Scholarship deadline has passed for Boise State scholarships, students can check out the Financial Aid website: https://financialaid.boisestate.edu/scholarships/private-scholarships/national-scholarship-search/
I’m confused by my Financial Aid package. Who can help?
- Call the Financial Aid office at (208) 426-1664 or email email@example.com.
My family’s income is now a lot less than when I submitted the FASFA. Can I update my information?
- Complete a Special Conditions form. For help deciding which form is appropriate for your situation, call Financial Aid at (208) 426-1664.
Who is my advisor?
- New students will first meet with academic advisors at their Bronco Venture orientation program. From there you can schedule an appointment with a department specific advisor or with a general academic advisor at https://aasc.boisestate.edu/
How do I change my schedule?
- Schedule changes can be made on My.BoiseState
What is Finish in 4?
- The Finish in Four Program is a course schedule made specifically for your major while considering your entry date in Boise State. By following the course schedule, students will be guaranteed to complete their major within four years of attendance.
What will the first week be like?
- During the first week there will be activities that are designed to engage, inspire and educate new students about the opportunities available through campus programs and initiatives. Events are kicked off with move-in and Convocation and range from movies at the Centennial Amphitheater, ice cream socials, Greek information sessions and a Bronco Pride Spirit Rally. Check out broncowelcome.boisestate.edu
Do I need to bring a car to campus?
- Many of a students’ resources can be reached on campus, and with free bus service for all full-time students, many on-campus students do not need a personal vehicle. However in a case when a car is needed, students can rent one through the Enterprise CarShare Service. More information about the service can be found at enterprisecarshare.com/car-sharing/program/boisestate
How do I buy my parking pass?
- Parking passes are purchased online at transportation. Residence Hall passes are currently $278 per academic year.
Should I bring a bicycle?
- Bicycles are encouraged on campus and especially since Boise State caters over 1000 places to park your bike and runs The Cycle Learning Center for any repairs and tune ups your bike may need.
More detailed information regarding these topics can be found in the Move-In Guide, located at housing.boisestate.edu/moving