11 signs BYU’s campus has been taken over for Education Week


During the two-week hiatus when BYU students aren’t taking classes, thousands swarm the BYU campus for Education Week. Here are 11 signs that BYU’s campus has been commandeered by non-students.

And you thought EFY was bad.

1. RVs rule the parking lots.


2. There are lost people with maps all over the place.

Community- Who are these people


3. They are running low on fudge in the BYU Bookstore.

Big Bang Theory - hyperventilate

Or the mint brownies and ice cream. (Oh, sorry, it’s now the BYU Store.)


4. The Cougareat is crowded.

Confused puppies


5. The Wilkinson Student Center is crowded.

Ice Age- exasperated squirrel

6. The parking lots are crowded.


Oh wait, that’s not unique to Education Week.


7. Let’s face it, everywhere is crowded.

Catching Fire - I can't

8. Expert campus-goers have rerouted their course for optimum travel time.

Emperor's New Groove- map

Unfortunately, that means walking a half mile out of their way.


9. Nights at the HFAC are hoppin.

Seven Brides- dance

This year’s performances include the SCERA’s “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” “An Evening of Music and Inspiration” and “William Joseph in Concert.”


10. You can’t get your favorite ice cream at the Creamery.

Seagull swipes ice cream

What do you mean you are out of Graham Canyon?!


11. There are random lines in buildings.

Lady Gaga- still here

Not random, Marvin Goldstein is teaching that class.

Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages UtahValley360.com for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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