Behavior, Appearance, and Dress

Adherence to these standards will be enforced; participants will not be able to check-in at the program if they are not appropriately dressed and groomed.

Behavior

Maintain respectful attitudes toward faculty, instructors, counselors and all other individuals; demonstrate proper use of university equipment and facilities; attend all program classes and activities; follow instructions; respect curfews; dress modestly; refrain from vulgar and profane language; and come prepared to observe the BYU Honor Code.

Any participant involved in theft, illegal use of drugs, consumption of alcohol, infraction of dormitory rules, violation of curfew or BYU standards, or any other unlawful or immoral act will be sent home and/or prosecuted. No refunds will be given to those asked to leave the program because of these violations. Parents are responsible for picking up a participant who has been dismissed and for paying any costs incurred for transportation.

Appearance and Dress

Youth are expected to abide by the BYU Dress and Grooming Standards at all camp activities, including meals. The Cannon Center and Heritage Central Building will not allow youth to enter the cafeteria if they are not dressed according to the BYU standards. Shorts and skirts above the knee, swimsuits, and other athletic apparel will not be admitted into the cafeterias.

Young Men

Clean Shaven—no facial hair of any kind; sideburns must not extend below the ear lobes or onto the cheek.

Conservative Hairstyle—hair must be trimmed above the collar; ears and eyes must be visible; no ponytails, pigtails, braids, designs, carvings (including Mohawks) or completely shaved heads; no unnatural hair color. Tucking the hair behind the ears or hiding it under a hat does not meet these expectations.

Clothing—avoid being sloppy or inappropriately casual; no baggy/saggy pants; pants must be worn at the waist; no underwear should be visible. Unacceptable clothing includes shorts that do not extend to the knee, tight clothing, shirts without sleeves, or other revealing attire; words on clothing must not be offensive or suggestive; appropriate footwear should be worn at all times; footwear should be appropriate for the activity. Extreme styles that might distract from the learning environment should be avoided. Earrings are inappropriate for men and boys.

  • Casual Dress Clothing
    The following items of clothing are considered appropriate for casual dress: blue jeans, cargo pants, tennis shoes, hiking or work boots, flip-flops, and t-shirts.

Young Women

Conservative Hair Styles—hairstyles should be clean and neat with no extreme styles or unnatural colors.

Clothing—skirts, dresses, or shorts must extend at least to the knee and shirts and tops must cover the stomach and back; clothing should cover the shoulders; clothing that is low-cut in the front or back, tight, or revealing in any other manner is unacceptable. Footwear should be appropriate for the activity. Faddish clothing (i.e. Gothic, Emo, etc.) is not appropriate. Only one pair of earrings in ears; no other body piercings. Hats are not to be worn indoors. Extreme styles that might distract from the learning environment should be avoided.

  • Casual Dress Clothing
    The following items of clothing are considered appropriate for casual dress: blue jeans, cargo pants, tennis shoes, hiking or work boots, flip-flops, and t-shirts.

Contact Us

Business Hours

Monday–Friday (except holidays)
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. mountain time

Street Address

Harman Continuing Education Building (HCEB)
770 E University Pkwy
Provo Utah 84602

Travel Directions

Program Office

ACT & College Prep Camp
253 HCEB
770 E University Pkwy
Provo UT 84602

801-422-5078

joseph.roberson@byu.edu

Registration Office

ACT & College Prep Camp Registration
116 HCEB
770 E University Pkwy
Provo UT 84602

Local: 801-422-8925
Toll-free: 1-877-221-6716