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Tips for engaging in self-care

FYI Student Blog November 9th, 2016 1 comment

Some departments around the University sent us the following tips — we, thought you may find them useful. The BU community recognizes that many feel impacted by the recent events in our country. For the overall health of our community, we are sending you some strategies to help manage any feelings that may arise. 1.) […]

Where can we discuss the election?

FYI Student Blog November 9th, 2016 2 comments

Looking to discuss the recent Presidential Election? BU has several varied venues where all students can come together with faculty and staff over the next few days. If you have a on-campus discussion, panel, lecture or event to add to this list, email us at dos@bu.edu. Ongoing 2017 Perspective – Participatory Expression Sponsored by the […]

What if you could get a pep talk?

FYI Student Blog September 13th, 2016 0 comments

Do you need advice? Have a concern? Want to network? This academic year, the staff of the Dean of Students office have committed to holding, “Pep Talks,” which are office hours for students once a week. While you may always make an appointment for a time that will work best for you, we wanted time that you […]

All you need to know about Matriculation 2016

FYI Student Blog September 2nd, 2016 4 comments

You’ve picked your side of the room, you’ve moved in your stuff, and you’ve made that jaunt to Target or Bed Bath & Beyond for those things you left with the family dog. What’s next? How about walking down Comm Ave. with 3400 of your new friends? That might sound daunting, but we swear it […]

Come get together with others bound for BU!

FYI Student Blog August 2nd, 2016 0 comments

It’s August. Time for a last dose of fun in the sun and our annual Summer Send-off program! Summer Send-offs are get-togethers for incoming students (both September and January starts) to meet those in their areas headed to BU. There are five Summer Send-offs scheduled for August. Register today! Los Angeles San Francisco Dallas Windsor Locks, […]

Advice to the Class of 2016

FYI Student Blog May 10th, 2016 0 comments

You did it! You’re now enjoying Senior Week and all that comes with it. Before you head off to the world this weekend, several people around BU have advice for you in this BU Today video. (This includes Jennifer, our office’s graduate intern!) Take a minute or two to hear their advice. We will all […]

A Boston Marathon Safety Message from the Boston Police

FYI Student Blog April 14th, 2016 0 comments

The Boston Police have issued the following statement regarding safety and behavior during the 2016 Boston Marathon. If you are planning to attend the marathon this upcoming Monday, please make yourself aware of the following precautions the Boston Police and other entities will be taking.   Dear Students and Administrators: On Monday, April 18th, Boston […]

Celebrate a million hours of service…and add some more!

FYI Student Blog April 12th, 2016 0 comments

We did it! The Boston University student community has contributed over one million hours of community service to the Campaign for Boston University. To celebrate this amazing achievement, all students are welcome for a piece of cake in the GSU Union Court at 1:30pm on Friday, April 15th. We’ll serve cake until we run out. […]

A message for the community on sexual misconduct

FYI Student Blog March 17th, 2016 0 comments

The following message was sent via email to the University community on March 16, 2016. Friends: Unfortunately, sexual assault and instances of sexual misconduct remain troubling issues in our communities. We must remain committed to making Boston University an environment where we can all be our best – and we cannot be at our best […]

Hey, DJ, Play Me That Song…All Summer

FYI Student Blog March 8th, 2016 0 comments

We’re putting a call out for the perfect summertime DJ for Orientation. Someone that can bring new students up when it’s raining, make parents harken back to their own beloved college days and give presenters at-bat music that will calm their nerves. In exchange, the DJ will get summer on-campus housing and a salary. The […]