Do you need a notary? Summer 2018 Notary Hours

FYI Student BlogJuly 23rd, 2018

Please note: From July 26-August 20, notary hours will be available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please email to set up an appointment. The Dean of Students office has two notaries available for free to BU students, faculty and staff. Summer 2018 Notary Schedule Our walk-in hours for notary services will be the following for the summer are... Read more

How to schedule a meeting with the Dean

FYI Student BlogJuly 13th, 2018

Are you interested in meeting with one of our Deans or office staff? Because of the high number of requests we receive from the entire University community, we have created an easy process to request a meeting. You may complete the form below to request a meeting. Alternatively, you may download... Read more

Student Spotlight: Haley Manin, CFA/COM’ 18

FYI Student BlogFebruary 23rd, 2015

by Elizabeth Wong, CGS '18 Meet Haley Manin! Haley is a freshman dual majoring in CFA - Graphic Design and COM - Advertising. Her passion for art flourished in high school where she studied mainly 2D media including charcoal, oil painting, as well as sculpting, and more. Through advertising, she wants... Read more

What you need to know about Matriculation 2018

FYI Student BlogAugust 9th, 2018

Matriculation celebrates new students joining the Boston University community. First-year students will participate in this long-standing school tradition. Matriculation begins Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm in Agganis Arena (925 Commonwealth Avenue.) Parents and family members are welcome to attend the event, hosted by President Robert A. Brown, university staff, Read more

What you need to know about the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project

FYI Student BlogJuly 24th, 2018

If you are currently on campus, it is important to take note of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement which begins this Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m, and will continue until August 11, 2018 at 5:00 a.m. This will affect all transportation through Commonwealth Avenue including, pedestrians, bikers, and commuters... Read more

Meet the newest member of the Dean of Students’ staff.

FYI Student BlogJuly 16th, 2018

Please welcome the newest member of the Dean of Students’ office, Darcy Dubois! Dubois works in the Dean of Students Office as the Special Assistant to the Dean of Students. She previously worked for 10 years as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life at Wheelock College. Now... Read more

How many people do you say “Hi” to?

FYI Student BlogJuly 10th, 2018

As children, our parents and caretakers taught us many basic rules for communicating with other people. “Treat people how you want to be treated.”, and “Use your manners.”, are just two of many cliches that guide our behaviors as youth. We have carried these commands in our heads for years... Read more

Join us this summer for some conversation After Hours

FYI Student BlogJuly 9th, 2018

On three Mondays this summer, the Dean of Students office will be hosting a new conversation series called After Hours.  This is a two-hour long event where you can come converse, eat, drink, and meet people. Come out to disconnect from technology and hear the views of others via face-to-face communication. Each... Read more

Pop-up Coffee and Conversation – Monday, July 2, 2018

Dean's BlogJune 29th, 2018

Back in the day, I had the honor and real joy of facilitating a weekly gathering of students and folks from around the way that became known as Coffee & Convo. I also had real joy in being able to chop it up with Sandy Ocasio-Cortez during a few of... Read more

Would you like to win free books for the 2018-19 academic year? Creating a 20 second video is all it takes!

FYI Student BlogMay 15th, 2018

Incoming students: As you start preparing for life in college, we have one question for you: Would you like to win free books for the 2018-19 academic year? Boston University’s Judicial Affairs wants your 15-20 second videos to include in our 2018 Summer Orientation presentation. If you’ve ever seen one of those... Read more

A look back at the Summer of 2014: Senior Breakfast’s flashback video

FYI Student BlogMay 7th, 2018

Did you attend Senior Breakfast, but missed the video because you were too busy chowing down? Did you miss Senior Breakfast? Well, you're in luck. Here's the video from the event that brings you back to Summer 2014, and the Orientation sessions that started off your time at Boston University! Thanks... Read more