Is there an online bachelor (four-year) degree program through BYU–Hawaii?
BYU–Hawaii does not offer an online bachelor's degree. However, BYU-Idaho does offer online bachelor's (four year) degrees.
Visit byui.edu/online for more information.
How are students going to communicate with their professors?
One unique attribute of the online program is that the level of communication is very high. For many assignments, students use web-cams or digital recorders to present their ideas in video form. Student tutors and teachers give personalized feedback through text and video. Students will also use email and other web-based technologies for communication.
How is tuition paid?
Students will pay through the BYU–Hawaii website using a credit card. If you have problems making a payment through the automated system, contact Financial Services at (808) 675-3706 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to make a payment after the enrollment deadline, you will need to contact Financial Services at (808) 675-3718. The best time to visit the Cashiers Office to make a payment is between 9 am – 4 pm HST.
What are the acceptance criteria for the BYU–Hawaii Distance Learning program?
To be accepted to the BYU–Hawaii Distance Learning program students must:
- Fund their tuition costs.
- Have access to high-speed internet, a sufficient computer, and a webcam (see technical requirements page).
In addition, for students to have access to the full range of BYU–Hawaii Distance Learning courses and pursue an online associate degree they must:
- Receive an ecclesiastical endorsement.
- Have sufficient English proficiency. This requirement can be satisfied by completing the EIL program.
Can people who are not members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints be admitted into the BYU–Hawaii Distance Learning program?
The BYU–Hawaii Distance Learning program is open to those of other faiths in most countries. It is expected that they will abide by the University’s Honor Code and understand that spiritual learning will be integrated into our academic courses. If you are not a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and wish to participate in the distance learning program, please contact email@example.com for more information.
How do I change my password?
If you are a distance learning (DL) student, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (808) 675-3853. Your password change will take effect on BOTH your mybyuh and canvas accounts. If you need to change your password again at any time, simply repeat the steps above. If you are an on-campus student contact IT services at (808) 675-3211.
I forgot my password, how can I reset it?
How do I advance from one EIL level to another?
In order to advance from one EIL level to the next, you must receive a "B" or higher in each course in that level. For example, if you are currently in Intermediate Level I and wish to advance on to Intermediate Level II, you will need to receive a "B" grade or higher in EIL 212, 216, and 218.