How do I get to the Dean of Students office?

FYI Student BlogJanuary 28th, 2016

So many students come up to Dean Elmore and say, "I have wanted to stop by your office for a while now...but I am not sure exactly where it is." We know. It's complicated. The George Sherman Union has a few unique qualities, and one of them is the hidden alcove... Read more

The Verse Stop – Edition 1

FYI Student BlogJanuary 27th, 2016

This is the first edition of the Verse Stop, a center for poetry and verse in the Stone Lobby of the George Sherman Union at Boston University. This edition features poetry hand selected by the BU Arts Initiative, Howard Thurman Center and Student Activities. Read the poems by clicking on... Read more

A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – January 18, 2016

Dean's BlogJanuary 11th, 2016

We are proud to host an annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boston University has been hosting a celebration of the life of our esteemed and influential alumnus since 1971. Start the Celebration of King’s Legacy with a Community Rally for Peace... Read more

Parent Blog: New Beginnings

Parents BlogDecember 15th, 2015

As a parent, I find comfort in reflecting upon my daughter’s first fall semester. It’s nearing the end of the semester and my BU student is happy. I am reassured to know that she is at the school she longed to attend and it’s all working out for her. Academically... Read more

Spend spring semester improving Boston

FYI Student BlogDecember 14th, 2015

Have a great idea that will improve the City of Boston? All full-time Boston University students in good academic standing are eligible for a new funding initiative sponsored by Santander that will give them the money to put those ideas into motion! The Santander Urban Impact Microgrant Program was developed to... Read more

Parents Program Radio – December 9, 2015

Parents BlogDecember 9th, 2015

This month's Parents Program Radio will feature discussions about living on and off campus for next year, as well as some tips on how to handle final exam stress. We will also have a very special guest from the Parents Leadership Council - stay tuned to see who! You can listen... Read more

Parents Program Radio returns!

Parents BlogNovember 16th, 2015

Parents Program Radio is returning on Tuesday, November 17th! After a brief hiatus, the show returns with hosts Dean Daryl DeLuca and Christy Loring and a discussion on Thanksgiving. What is it like when your student returns home for the first time? What is available at BU for students who stay... Read more

A note to students from and with loved ones in France

Dean's BlogNovember 14th, 2015

The following note was sent to Boston University students from France on Saturday, November 14th. This message also provides information useful to all of the BU community. Please know that you are in my thoughts. I hope you are okay. Tragically, I feel that we loss our humanity yesterday – I, Read more

Meet a Witness To Change at the Howard Thurman Center this Thursday

FYI Student BlogNovember 10th, 2015

This Thursday night, Sybil Haydel Morial, former First Lady of New Orleans and graduate of Boston University's School of Education in 1952 and 1955, will be visiting the Howard Thurman Center from 6-8pm. In a conversation moderated by School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman, Mrs. Morial will discuss her new memoir, Witness... Read more

Do you need something notarized?

FYI Student BlogOctober 29th, 2015

Do you need something notarized? The first time most students need something notarized is when they are preparing to study abroad. Some Boston University Study Abroad programs ask that you have a copy or two of your passport notarized. Other internship-based abroad programs may ask for a background check, which may... Read more