Volunteers are assigned to an issue area and a smaller FYSOP group, consisting of 10-15 first year students and led by 2-3 upperclassmen staff leaders. Issue areas are run by 2 coordinators. Participants make lasting friendships with their FYSOP group, learn about social issues in the greater Boston area, volunteer with non-profit organizations pertaining to their particular issue area and become acclimated to their new school. The issue areas are:
|Environment||Gender Focus||Public Health Awareness||Homelessness & Housing|
|Human Rights||Hunger||Urban Engagement|
Chen Cao and Morgan Whaley
When are the dates for FYSOP 25?
FYSOP 25 will be occurring from Monday, August 25 to Friday, August 29, 2014.
Is there a cost for FYSOP?
Yes. The pricing for FYSOP will be announced in early May.
Are there scholarships available for FYSOP?
Yes, there will be some scholarships available to
Who can register for FYSOP?
Any incoming freshmen who will be matriculated at Boston University in September 2014. Any students who attend the last orientation (session 8) will not be able to participate because of schedule conflict with orientation events.
|You can follow us on twitter @heyfysop||Check out our Instagram feed.||Browse our Pinterest boards and take a look at FYSOP through the years.||Add us on Google+ to stay informed about what’s happening.|
Current freshmen, sophomore, and juniors are encouraged to apply to be a FYSOP Staff Leader. Applications and a detailed description of the position are now available.
Congratulations Terrier! Applications to apply for FYSOP 25 will be live in late spring 2014. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email or phone.
FYSOP 25 will take place between Monday, August 25th through Friday, August 29th.