Pre-Arrival Information

What Should I Bring?

The Class Descriptions list the items that are recommended for each class (e.g., scores, organ shoes, hymnbook, etc.). Please review these recommendations before leaving home. Hymnbooks are also handy to have for the Hymn Sing on Wednesday night. A method book might also be helpful. Needs for residence hall occupants are listed under Lodging and Meals.

Workshop Location

All workshop classes will be held in the Harris Fine Arts Center (HFAC) on the Brigham Young University campus in Provo, Utah. Provo is located 45 miles south of Salt Lake City, the capital city of Utah. Provo is situated 4,560 feet above sea level. The campus sits at the western base of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountain Range.

Important Parking Information

Free parking will be available in Lot 20 west of the BYU Conference Center (east of the Marriott Center). Workshop participants will not be able to park in the Law School or Museum of Art lots. Shuttle vans will be available to take you to the Harris Fine Arts Center. Please allow extra time for parking and waiting for the shuttle. Look for the van driver’s cell phone number (801) 360–1210. It is a 10–minute walk from the Conference Center parking lot to the workshop classrooms, if you prefer to go on foot.

Workshop And Residence Hall Check-in

  • Residence Hall Check-in: Monday, July 31
    After 12:00 p.m., Helaman Halls
    Go to the Cannon Center front desk to receive room assignment, key, and other information.
    Check-in time has been moved earlier to enable you to check in before the Monday pre-workshop seminar.
     
  • Workshop Check-in:
    Monday, 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., Harris Fine Arts Center main gallery (third-floor lobby)
    Tuesday 8:00–9:00 a.m., Harris Fine Arts Center main gallery (third-floor lobby)
    Receive name badge, information packet, final schedule, etc.

Opening Session

The opening session of the workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1 in the Harris Fine Arts Center.

Dress And Grooming Standards

While attending the program, workshop participants are required to uphold the standards maintained by BYU students, faculty, and staff, including abstinence from tobacco, coffee, tea, alcoholic beverages, and harmful drugs. BYU dress and grooming standards emphasize clothing that is modest in fabric, fit, style, and length and hairstyles that are neat and not extreme. Please, no tank tops or sleeveless, strapless, or backless attire. Dresses, skirts, and shorts should be knee length or longer. Jeans are permitted. Earrings for men are not appropriate. To view the complete Honor Code, including dress and appearance standards go to Honor Code: Dress and Grooming Standards.

Weather

The average daytime temperature in August is 92 degrees (F), with evening and morning lows at 60 degrees (F). Come prepared for changeable weather and varying indoor and outdoor temperatures.

Important Telephone Numbers

The following numbers may be used by family and associates who need to contact you during the program:

(801) 422-2034 (Helaman Halls)
(801) 422-9418 (office—during the day)
(801) 422-2222 (University Police)