"Look unto me in every thought; doubt not, fear not." This guidance and comfort from Doctrine and Covenants 6:36 is the theme for this year's BYU Campus Education Week, one of the largest continuing education programs in the country.
For five days in August (Monday through Friday, August 20 to 24), BYU professors, LDS seminary and institute instructors and experts from a variety of fields will teach 1,000 classes on topics such as marriage and family, communication, health, history, finances, personal development and a wide variety of gospel subjects.
Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary General President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at the Education Week Devotional on Tuesday, August 21, at 11:10 a.m. in the Marriott Center. The devotional is free and open to the public.
Information on class schedules, registration and fees, day and overnight parking, shuttles and other details is available at educationweek.byu.edu. Registration is now available. On-site registration will be available at the Marriott Center and in the Wilkinson Student Center. Registration is available for the week, a day, or individual mornings, afternoons, or evenings.
Youth Classes and Dance: Education Week features 45 classes specifically for youth ages 14-18. Youth can also attend the Education Week dance held on Thursday evening at the south end concourse of the LaVell Edwards Stadium. Admission to the dance is $5 and must be paid in advance.
Legal Education Credit: The J. Reuben Clark Law Society and Campus Education Week will host classes eligible for continuing legal education credit. Participants must check with their respective state bars for verification that the classes will be accepted as CLE credit.
- Pricing: $25-83, partial day (morning, afternoon, evening), full day, senior and full week tuition options available. Children under the age of 14 (including infants) will not be admitted.
- Online: educationweek.byu.edu (online registration closes August 18 at 5 p.m.)
- By Phone: Call 877.221.6716, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays
- In Person/By Mail: BYU Harman Continuing Education Building (120 HCEB, 770 E. University Pkwy, Provo, UT 84602), between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., weekdays
- On the days of the conference:
- Monday, Aug. 20: from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the northeast concourse of the Marriott Center and in the Wilkinson Student Center Garden Court.
- Tuesday-Friday, Aug. 21-24: from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Wilkinson Center, and from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Marriott Center.
Volunteer in Exchange for Free Registration: During Campus Education Week, typically 600 volunteers are needed to serve as hosting staff. Volunteers serve a shift of three and a half hours each day, Tuesday-Friday, in an assigned room and building. Volunteers receive a complimentary Monday-Friday registration in exchange for their service. Volunteer registration is available online: https://edweek.byu.edu/volunteer.
Evening Performances: Education Week participants have the opportunity to purchase tickets to attend three arts performances at the BYU Harris Fine Arts Center on Tuesday through Friday evenings.
Performance tickets are $13 each and are on sale now at the BYU Ticket Office at 801-422-2981 or online at byutickets.com. The general public is welcome to purchase tickets to any of the performances without registering for Education Week.
- Our Roots: A Celebration of Who We Are is a must-see musical presentation celebrating the life of every woman who strives to plant her life in the fertile soil of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Initially staged in 2017 in commemoration of the 175th anniversary of the Relief Society, this is a special encore performance.
- Nathan Pacheco is a critically acclaimed recording artist and classically trained tenor whose passion is uplifting people through music. He has been featured globally in live performances and has toured with Yanni; Latin singing sensation Olga Tañon; and Katherine Jenkins and the National Symphony Orchestra. He has performed for Prince Charles and with the San Diego Symphony. He will present an evening of music and inspiration that you will not want to miss!
- Deseret String Quartet is a Utah group who will inspire and enrich their audiences with a masterful blend of quartet literature from Haydn, Schumann, and LDS composer Ethan Wickham. Featuring Alexander Woods and Monte Belknap (violins), Claudine Bigelow (viola), and Michelle Kesler (cello).