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Missionary Deferment Workshop

Are you leaving on a mission? Find out how to secure your enrollment and have a smooth return to BYU afterward.

The Missionary Deferment Workshop teaches students what they need to do before leaving for missionary service including how to properly defer their BYU enrollment. Students also learn how to prepare to start classes after they return to BYU.

In addition to the workshop videos below, more information on preparing for missionary service can be found on If you would like to meet one on one with a counselor about your situation, please call 801-422-4104.

Missionary Deferment Workshop Video

00:00 Missionary Deferment Workshop Intro
00:32 Mission Deferment Form
01:50 Return Timeframes
02:42 Financial Aid & Scholarships
04:31 Guest Access
06:30 Planning Classes
07:38 Duo Two-Step Authentication
08:34 Changes to Missionary Service
09:26 Ecclesiastical Endorsement & Holds
11:16 Registration
12:59 How to Pay for School
14:25 Additional Resources