Stumped for what to get Grandma this year? Trying to make your Cougar Cash spread far enough to give gifts for the cousins too? Have a BYU fan on your list who already seems to have everything blue?
The BYU Gift Guide is here to help you find something for everyone on your list, at every price, all located within the 550 acres of campus (and many you can purchase online). Many gifts ideas are available at a discount to those with a BYU ID.
Got more ideas for BYU gift giving? Leave your suggestion in the comments.
Your music-loving nephew who keeps your playlist up to date:
Tickets to see…
- World-renowned pianist Stephen Hough joined by the Utah Symphony, for a powerful performance of music by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Igor Stravinsky.
- One of the three January performances by The Peeking Acrobats, musicians who skillfully play traditional Chinese instruments and perform with impressive athleticism to create a showcase of culture with the festive pageantry of a Chinese carnival.
- The American Piano Quartet, four world-famous pianists take the stage and together perform remarkable music using two grand pianos.
Bonus concerts: Share the talents of the musically gifted BYU students with tickets to one of the variety of concerts from Vocal Point; Winter Choirfest (BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus); Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Voices; BYU Noteworthy; and BYU Young Ambassadors.
Your fun-loving family:
Give your family something to look forward to in 2017: book a vacation at Aspen Grove. Starting with the spectacular surroundings of Provo Canyon, an Aspen Grove Family Camp adds great facilities and programs run by a dedicated and enthusiastic staff that are sure to make this a family vacation to remember.
Your healthier side:
Get a jump start on your New Year’s Resolutions and sign up for unlimited heart-pumping fitness classes through BYU’s Gym Empowered Program. One wristband ($48) provides all-you-can-sweat access to Zumba, cycling, yoga, Insanity, TurboKick, Pilates and the gyms. BYU Gym membership is available to employees and their spouses and students. (Note: 2018 wristbands are available for purchase in January and can be picked up at the Richards Building information office.
Gift a summer learning experience for the teen in your life. Start by educating yourself on the camps and classes for teens and young adults: ACT and College Prep Camp, BYU Test Prep, EFY, Mission Ready, and Remix Vocal Academy.
Your significant other who is always cheering on the team:
Pick up a Conference Saturday Men’s basketball mini pack, or single game tickets to Men's and Women's basketball and Men's volleyball, Gymnastics season tickets, or make life easy on yourself and give a BYU Tickets gift card.
Your animal-loving friend who misses Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin:
Coming to the Bean Life Science Museum: TITANOBOA. This exhibit shows a life-like replica of the largest snake ever discovered named Titanoboa. It is about 50 feet long and could eat an alligator whole. This exhibit runs December 16, 2017 through March 17, 2018.
Your mom, wife, grandmother, aunt or daughter (aka. the women in your life who always give you the best advice):
Give the uplifting and inspiring gift of BYU Women’s Conference this year. This two-day gathering brings more than 200 presenters to campus to share their perspectives and insights on a variety of topics including womanhood and sisterhood, gospel principles, marriage, family, and practical and timely topics of interest and concern to women of all ages.
Your bespectacled uncle with an enviable library and a novel’s worth of family history in his head:
The bibliophiles on your list will appreciate a subscription to BYU Studies Journal, a quarterly publication of scholarly religious literature. With special deals for employees, students, gift subscriptions, BYU Studies is available in print or for Apple and Android devices.
Your sister who cooks for the crew, but deserves a break from the kitchen:
Give a break from dinner prep and kitchen clean up with year with catering from BYU Food-to-Go. Whether you are too busy to cook Christmas dinner or just need to bring a dessert to a New Year's party, ordering from BYU Food-to-Go catering makes feeding the family this season easy. Yes, even the mint brownies (and many other desserts) are available for gift giving.
Your neighbor who knows and appreciates the difference between Monet and Manet:
Class up your gift giving this year with a visit to the Museum of Art Store, your source for truly unique stocking stuffers, international nativity sets, books, games, and framed or unframed giclee prints of popular artworks such as Brian Kershisnik's Nativity and Carl Bloch's Christ Healing the Sick at the Pool of Bethesda. The Museum of Art Store is also the only place to find a handful of popular prints such as Frans Schwartz's Agony in the Garden.
Your interior decorator who loves a fresh pop of color:
Arrangements from Campus Floral will brighten a room, party or loved one’s day.
The shop also makes stunning holiday wreaths, banners, centerpieces and just about any arrangement you can dream up if you’re planning on playing host this year.
Your 20-something who brings home laundry and only eats ramen:
Skip the mall and give your BYU college student something he or she will really get some use from: cash. As in Cougar Cash, money deposited directly to the student’s ID that can be used at locations all across campus, including the BYU Store, the CougarEat and all Creamery locations.
Anyone who is still on your list and everyone on your list who bleeds blue:
Need more gift ideas? Head over to the BYU Store for stocking stuffers, candy, LDS and religious books and art, Cougarwear, BYU Christmas ornaments, men’s and women’s fashion clothing and more. Free gift wrapping for items over $5.