How to Navigate the Policy Library

Updated Oct 30, 2020

The policy library is a site dedicated to storing university policies and procedures. This tutorial will help users navigate the policy library.

Click this link to access the policy library.

You may be prompted to log in using your BYU-Idaho credentials.

You can also view the policy library on any mobile device.

Tips for navigating the policy library
Filter By Category

1. If you know the section where the policy is located, you can easily find it through the Filter by Category option.

For example, if you want to search for the Access to Student Records policy, click Filter By Category.

2. Under "Academic", click Student Records & Registration.

3. Click Access to Student Records.

4. Clicking on the link will take you to a new tab containing the policy.

The standard policy page is divided into two main sections. The left column contains administrative information. The right column is the policy.

Category tiles

1. If you know the exact location of the policy, another option for navigating the policy library is by category. For example, the Access to Student Records policy is under the Academics tile.

On the main page, click the tile Academics.

2. Scroll down and click Student Records and Registration.

3. Click Access to Student Records.

4. Clicking on the link will take you to a new tab containing the policy.

The standard policy page is divided into two main sections. The left column contains administrative information. The right column is the policy.

Searching within a policy

1. Some policies contain massive amounts of information. If you are looking for a specific topic within the document, the quickest way is to use the Find function. On your keyboard, click Ctrl+F for windows or Cmd+F for mac.

A search box will populate in the top right corner of the screen.

2. For example, if you wanted to learn about any fees charged for copies of an educational record, type "fees" in the search box.

The results will be highlighted in the policy.

How to print policies

1. If you want a printable version of a policy, click View PDF in the top right corner of the policy page.

2. To print a policy, click Print.

Recent updates

1. To view recent updates, scroll to the bottom of the main page and click Recent Updates.

2. This page will show you all the recent updates made to policies within the last 7 days.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. To view the FAQ page, scroll to the bottom of the main page and click FAQ.

2. This page will show answers to questions frequently asked by viewers.

Policy Approval

1. The Policy Approval page has limited access.  If you have access, the page will automatically open for you.

To get to the Policy Approval page, scroll to the bottom of the main page and click Policy Approval.

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