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Campus Housing

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Living on campus is awesome but there are definitely a lot more options off campus. Off campus housing is very close and has easy access to campus!

4 College Student

Campus Housing: Incredible. Great Social atomosphere, cost and convenience. It's within walking distance of all classes and Honestly you cannot go wrong with any living arrangement on campus

5 College Junior

Campus Housing: Living on campus provides easy access everything one may need on campus. It is close to the library for quick and quiet places to study. I also think that you are able to meet more people while living on campus because you are constantly in situations around other people.

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: I lived on campus the first two semesters of my college year. It was not bad but it was not that good either. I had a hard time socializing and all, but ti's a good place to stay for new students.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The cost is very affordable compared to other universities. It's always very clean, people are very friendly and considerate. There are no late night parties that disrupt the atmosphere. There is approved housing surrounding the entire campus, so the travel time isn't bad. Some of the housing managers are rude, but most of them are easy to get along with.

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Campus housing is a little unique at BYU-Idaho because no matter where students live, their apartment complex must be designated as approved housing. This means their housing abides by the honor code, and all tenants of approved housing are registered BYU-I students, even though the school doesn’t own all student-approved housing complexes. However, most students make a distinction between campus housing and off-campus housing as being dorms versus apartments. The dorms are located at the center of campus near the Taylor Building and MC. Many freshmen choose to live in dorms their first couple of semesters and then after that select an apartment near the buildings they frequent for classes.

The dorms are much less roomy than most apartments, but they allow students to get a little more involved with the social atmosphere of BYU-I student life. Since many underclassmen have several general classes located all over campus, living in the dorms offers the benefit of close proximity to all campus buildings. Dorm residents are also better able to take advantage of the on-campus activities offered to students because they’re so close to everything.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
828
Average Housing Costs
$2,300
Types of Housing Offered
  • Men's dorms
  • Student-family housing
  • Women's dorms
Undergrads Living On Campus
6%
Number of Dormitories
7
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
1
Best Freshman Dorms
Biddulph Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
Off-campus housing; most upperclassmen live in apartments near campus instead of the dorms.
Worst Freshman Dorms
They're almost all equally good. There isn't a worst choice.
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
Any dorm
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Closet space
  • Desk and Chair
  • Drawers
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave
Did You Know?
There are two types of dorms: cooking and non-cooking. The cooking dorms have a small kitchen for keeping and cooking food, while the non-cooking dorms have a small fridge and microwave for students who plan to purchase meal plans and have a place to keep leftovers.

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Barnes Hall
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private by unit
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Two-bedroom apartments, two girls per room.
Special Features: Cooking hall. Beds are lofted with a desk below. Units include full kitchen with table/chairs, furnished living room with marker board, wireless Internet. Hall has satellite TV/DVD in main and upper lounges, piano in upper lounge, laundry facilities.
Biddulph Hall
Floors: 3
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Microfridge, in-room sink, high-speed Internet. Hall has TV/VCR/DVD in main lounge and TV in upper lounge; piano, ping-pong, and pool table in main lounge; practice room and kitchenette in the basement; laundry facilities.
Chapman Hall
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private by unit
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Three shared rooms per each apartment. Two girls to each room.
Special Features: Beds are lofted with a desk below. Units include Microfridge, furnished living room with marker board, wireless Internet. Hall has satellite TV/DVD in main and upper lounges; piano, ping-pong table, and community kitchen in upper lounge; laundry facilities.
Kerr Hall
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private by unit
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Two-bedroom apartments, two girls per room.
Special Features: Cooking hall. Beds are lofted with a desk below. Units include full kitchen with table/chairs, furnished living room with marker board, wireless Internet. Hall has satellite TV/DVD in main and upper lounges, piano in upper lounge, laundry facilities.
Lamprecht Hall
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private by unit
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Two-bedroom apartments, two girls per room.
Special Features: Cooking hall. Beds are lofted with a desk below. Units include full kitchen with table/chairs, furnished living room with marker board and cable TV connection, high-speed Internet. Hall has satellite TV/DVD in main and upper lounges, piano in upper lounge, laundry facilities.
Perkins Hall
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private by unit
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Two-bedroom apartments, two girls per room.
Special Features: Cooking hall. Beds are lofted with a desk below. Units include full kitchen with table/chairs, furnished living room with marker board, wireless Internet. Hall has satellite TV/DVD in main and upper lounges, piano in upper lounge, laundry facilities.
Ricks Hall
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private by unit
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Two-bedroom apartments, two girls per room.
Special Features: Cooking hall. Beds are lofted with a desk below. Units include full kitchen with table/chairs, furnished living room with marker board, wireless Internet. Hall has satellite TV/DVD in main and upper lounges, piano in upper lounge, laundry facilities.

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

University Village
Floors: 3
Bathrooms: Private by unit
Coed: Yes, family housing
Residents: Student families
Room Types: Two- and three-bedroom apartments
Special Features: Full kitchen, high-speed Internet, laundry hookups, cable jack, pantry/storage, deep closets with shelves

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  • Appropriate level of rule enforcement
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