Social Media Photo Contest


Calling all BU alumni photographers and photography enthusiasts. It’s time for a change. We’re ready to refresh our social media cover photos and we’d like to enlist you to help us out!

Here’s the plan:

Each season we’re hosting a contest to update our social media cover photos and profile pictures.

Wondering about rules? Keep reading…

The Technical Requirements:

  • File Type: JPEG or TIFF
  • Photo Resolution: “Best Quality” or “High Resolution”
  • Maximum Photo Size: 8MB
  • Photo Dimensions must be at least: 815 x 315 px for Facebook and 1500 x 500 px for Twitter
  • Profile Picture Dimensions must be at least: 612 x 612 px
  • Maximum number of entries per person: 3

The Creative Requirements:

  • Photos must of a spot on one of our Boston Campuses OR a group of alumni showing their #TerrierPride across the globe.
  • Including an actual Boston Terrier is always a plus
  • Photos of the city of Boston will also be considered.
  • This contest includes photos for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Reasons to Enter:

  • Bragging rights! The winner will be featured on our social channels for a period of three months.
  • Photos will be seen by over 92K BU Alumni followers.
  • Photos will be captioned with the winner’s name and class year.
  • Runner-ups will also be featured in a quarterly blog post that’s pushed out on social

This seasons deadline is: 10/14/17

Now get out there and let the creative juices flow.

Facebook/Twitter Cover Photo Content

  • Tell us why your photo(s) should be featured.