Brigham Young University. Housing Services

Brigham Young University has been offering housing for decades. In recent years, on-campus housing has included residences for Men and Women in both dormitory and apartment style buildings. Off-campus housing is maintained by landlords and must be approved by the university. Harold J. Redd (1993-1995), David A. Hunt (1995-1998) and Julie L. Franklin (1998- ) have served as directors.

Variant Names

Brigham Young University. Residence Life


Established: 1990

Location: Provo, Utah (1990- )


On-campus housing consists of Helaman Halls, Heritage Halls, and up until 2006, Deseret Towers. Helaman Halls and Deseret Towers, residences for men and women, are dormitory style living, while Heritage Halls are apartment-type buildings. Family residences are found at Wymount Terrace and Wyview Park and are fairly furnished. The College of Humanities also sponsors Foreign Language Student Residence, where students only speak the foreign language in their apartment.

Off-campus housing includes thousands of rental spaces which have been approved by the university. Students can get help through housing services in finding off-campus housing. Housing services also works with landlords to maintain rental facilities and also works to assure BYU living standards are being met by students.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Housing Services functions under the administration of the Dean of Students.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Student Auxiliary Services (1990- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Housing and General Services (1990)

Associated Archival Materials

Head resident meeting minutes, Jan 10, 1989-Dec., 1989 (UA SC 40)

Centennial history: Office of the Executive Vice-president (UA SC 82)

Records, 1946-1960 (UA 183)

Records of the director of married student housing, 1949-1971 (UA 537)


Brigham Young University General Catalog 1993-1994: p. 340, 17-18 (Harold J. Redd, Housing and General Services director; Helaman Halls, Heritage Halls, Deseret Towers; Helaman Halls, Deseret Towers are dormitory residences for men and women; Heritage Halls are apartment-type buildings for men and women; Wymount Terrace and Wyview Park, family residences; College of Humanities also sponsors Foreign Language Student Residence; thousands of off-campus spaces, must be approved by university; students receive help through housing services in finding off-campus housing; housing services with landlords)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 1995-1996: p. 419 (David A. Hunt, director)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 1998-1999: p. 427 (Julie L. Franklin, director)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00554

Creator: CEM