Ecclesiastical Endorsement Tutorial
Students applying to BYU-Idaho must receive an ecclesiastical endorsement from their bishop or branch president, as well as a member of their stake presidency.
To begin the endorsement process, go to Part 3 on the BeSmart application. Select “Click here to begin the endorsement process.” Once at the endorsement website, follow the below 7-step process to complete the applicant portion of the ecclesiastical endorsement.
Once complete, applicants must schedule interviews with the bishop/branch president, as well as a member of the stake presidency.
*Select the Student tab option on the bottom of the page.
*Select Applicant option underneath the Student tab.
*Select the blue link under the Applicant option.
*Read through the Honor Code Statement. Once you are ready, click the blue button at the bottom indicating that you agree to live the Honor Code.
*Type in your ward name in the Unit Name Field, and select search.
* Find your ward and leader from the list, and Select the appropriate option.
* Print off instructions to take to your bishop and a member of the stake presidency.