How To Apply

Announcement: Discontinuance of BYU-Hawaii Distance Learning in 2019

Due to changes within the Church Educational System, BYU-Hawaii is announcing that its Distance Learning Program will be replaced by BYU-Pathway Worldwide programs over the next couple of years. The Distance Learning program will reduce classes and offerings through the 2018 and 2019 academic calendars. Course offerings will be reduced as follows:

  1. Fall 2018 Semester: All non-EIL academic courses will no longer be offered to new students. Continuing students can enroll with on-campus students in online courses for one more semester. Students will be referred to BYU-Pathway Worldwide for academic courses.
  2. Winter 2019 Semester: All non-EIL academic courses will no longer be offered. All students wishing to enroll in academic courses before attending BYU-Hawaii will be referred to BYU-Pathway Worldwide and BYU-Idaho Online.
  3. Fall 2019 Semester: All EIL courses will no longer be offered. This is the anticipated start semester of the EnglishConnect program offered through BYU-Pathway Worldwide. All students wishing to take English language and academic courses before attending BYU-Hawaii will be referred to BYU-Pathway Worldwide and BYU-Idaho Online.

What is Required

To apply to the BYU-Hawaii Distance Learning program, you must:

  • Have access to a computer with high-speed internet.
  • Be willing to live the BYU-Hawaii Honor Code
  • Obtain financial resources to fund tuition costs
  • Commit to spending the needed time to succeed

Authorized State for U.S. Students

Students within the United States can participate in our Distance Learning program if they reside in one of the following states or territories: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, North Marinara Islands, Palau, Virgin Islands

How to Apply

STEP 1: Review the application tutorial

Our application tutorial will give you specific directions about the application process and will show you where to go to fill out your application.

STEP 2: Fill out the online application

In the online application, along with your name, address, etc., you will be required to agree to the BYU-Hawaii honor code. Please take time to familiarize yourself with the honor code. If English is not your first language you will be required to take a short English evaluation at the end of the application. To complete this application you will submit a video recording of yourself and will need to have access to a webcam or digital camera. For those that do not speak English, this video will be part of the English evaluation.

STEP 3: Acceptance Email

Once your application is processed, you will receive an email with your BYU-Hawaii identification number and instructions on how to enroll for courses. This email will be delivered to the address you provide in your application. Make sure this email address is correct and make sure you check your junk mail. If you do not receive this email within three business days, please email

*IF the application fails to load

Please send us an email to, please include the country in which you live. 

Applications are currently closed. Please see our Academic Calendar for the next application dates.