If you’re a member of the media looking for info about Boston University, you’ve come to the right place. Here you can learn about filming on campus, setting up an interview, and more.

BU: A Snapshot

Boston’s University’s 17 schools and colleges enroll over 33,000 students from more than 130 countries. As a private urban research university, we offer 250 professional and liberal arts and sciences programs. Want to know more about BU? Visit the BU about page.

Campus Broadcast Studio

The University’s on-campus studio is available for live or pre-taped TV and radio interviews.

TV Interviews

To arrange an interview, please work with your BU Public Relations contact or call 617-353-2240. Television networks should call Videolink at 617-340-4100 to book the camera, and then confirm the booking with BU Public Relations.

Our studio is equipped with a Readycam.

Radio Interviews

To set up an interview or make technical arrangements, please work with your BU Public Relations contact, call 617-353-2240, or email us at pr@bu.edu.

For ISDN connectivity, we use a Zephyr XStream Telos system. We can transmit in most codecs (L2 Mono 128, G.722, etc.). The ISDN numbers are 617-358-5404 and 617-358-5405.

Photo & Video Guidelines

Boston University has a beautiful, open, and vibrant urban campus buzzing with students, faculty, and visitors.

News media are welcome to photograph or shoot video of University buildings and scenes using the public sidewalks and ways. For permission to shoot on University property, please contact Public Relations at 617-353-2240 or pr@bu.edu.

Generally, filming is not allowed in classrooms or student residences. Public Relations may also be able to provide news media with some B-roll requests, such as classroom instruction, laboratory research, or campus beauty shots.

Logo Usage

General guidelines for the visual and verbal articulation of the Boston University brand, as well as specific directions for the application of our updated logo and related elements, can be found here.

BU Publications

BU provides a number of official publications aimed at connecting the University to students, faculty, staff, alumni, prospective students, and the wider community.