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

MLK 2019: BU’s 47th Commemoration

FYI Student BlogJanuary 18th, 2019

Join us on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1pm for Boston University's 47th Commemoration of alumnus Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Our keynote speaker is U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, serving the 7th District of Massachusetts.  Learn more about this year's event on our MLK Commemoration page.

NEW All-Gender Bathrooms in the GSU

FYI Student BlogNovember 19th, 2018

If you’ve been on the second floor of the GSU in the past month, you’ve probably noticed some construction taking place. The reason behind the tapes and drapes: two all-gender, single occupancy bathrooms, located in the Stone Lobby (second floor across from Metcalf Hall). These new additions, provide safe facilities for... Read more

Halloween safety message from the Boston Police

FYI Student BlogOctober 29th, 2018

The Boston Police would like all students to review the following message regarding staying safe on Halloween. Dear Students, The Boston Police Department would like to remind and encourage everyone to celebrate Halloween responsibly. To ensure your safety and the safety of others this Halloween, we kindly ask you to familiarize yourself... Read more

Halloween and baseball – What a double play!

Dean's Blog, FYI Student BlogOctober 28th, 2018

The following message from Kelly Nee, Chief of Police for the Boston University Police Department, and Kenneth Elmore, Associate Provost and Dean of Students, was sent to all students on Friday, October 26, 2018: Dear Friends, What a couple weeks in Boston! The wickedness of Halloween awaits us and the local baseball... Read more

What a World Series!

FYI Student BlogOctober 22nd, 2018

This is a World Series that is right up BU's alley! We know we have a lot of students who root for the home team, the Boston Red Sox, but we also have a ton of students from Southern California who love the Los Angeles Dodgers. Where can you get together... Read more

Work for us this spring!

FYI Student BlogOctober 18th, 2018

Want to work for our office? We have positions available for the Spring 2019 semester! Join our team, which works both the Dean's office and the GSU Operations desk. You will get to learn so much about BU and meet great people who can help you with your personal and... Read more

Opportunity for Academic Support

FYI Student BlogOctober 15th, 2018

The Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation is looking for BU undergraduates who are currently living with a mental health condition and are interested in receiving academic support. This is for a research study on building academic success for students living with mental health conditions. Study Description Purpose: to better understand how... Read more

George Sherman Union Operations Desk Temporary Relocation

FYI Student BlogOctober 12th, 2018

As you may have seen, the George Sherman Union (GSU) Information Desk is currently under construction. No need to worry - your friends that always lend you chargers, and find your lost items, will still be around to help out. For the next few weeks, the operations desk will be in... Read more

What Dean Elmore’s Reading – and the App He is Loving

Dean's Blog, FYI Student BlogOctober 10th, 2018

A few books I’m reading that I think might be relevant to my future Orientation, transition, and cocurricular musings: Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities | Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein Syllabus | Lynda Barry Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World | Anand... Read more

Talk to us! 2018-19 Dean of Students Open Office Hours

FYI Student BlogSeptember 12th, 2018

Need to talk? Want to meet a Dean? You're in luck: Dean Elmore and his staff will be hosting open office hours twice a week every week. Members of the Dean of Students' office staff (including Dean Elmore and several Assistant and Associate Deans) are available on Wednesdays from 1-4pm in the... Read more