Charles River Campus Students

To learn more about your field education experience as students, field instructors, or advisors, please visit the Field Education webpage.

Please contact the Student Services Office with questions.

Writing Resources

Library Information

There are 12 libraries at the University. Mugar Memorial Library is the primary library at BU for study, teaching, and research in the humanities and social sciences. Most of the materials related to social work are in this library.

The University has an extensive collection of books and journals online and in the library. If you require special help doing research, the School has its own library liaison:

Meredith Kirkpatrick

Library Information

Academic Calendar & Course Rotation Guide

BUSSW Calendar 2016-17

BUSSW Calendar 2017-18

2016-18 CRC Course Rotation Guide


The Registrar’s Office -Forms

Cross Registration at BU & Consortium

Student Accounting Services

Student Accounting Services
Student Accounting Services is responsible for billing students and processing payments for your academic endeavors and some University-related activities.

Learn more about what it’s like to be a graduate student at Boston University. Click here to find more information about health services, housing, and becoming involved in Student Organizations.


Students who are veterans can find specialized services at Veterans Services.

International Students
The International Students and Scholars Office provides F-1 and J-1 students with helpful legal information, travel, transportation, housing, health insurance, and childcare services. Director of Student Services Cate Solomon (617-353-5607) serves as the SSW International Student advisor, helping provide students with support as they transition to the School.

Visit our Career Resources page.

Computing Resources

BU offers support to enable students to use their computers to their full capacity.

  • TechWeb
    A resource for all computing resources at the University
  • IT Help Center
    A free resource dedicated to helping Boston University’s students, faculty, and academic staff use their computers effectively with consulting services and tutorials
  • IT Help Center—Purchasing
    An online store for computers, software, peripherals, and accessories

Email Resources

BU offers support to enable students to use their email to its full capacity.

  • Email
    A free service provided to the entire Boston University community
  • Email Fowarding
    Forward your email to another email service (e.g., Hotmail, Gmail). Be sure that you DO NOT KEEP A COPY OF INCOMING EMAIL ON ACS.
  • Webmail
    Log in to check your email via the web

Information Services

  • Student Link
    Access your records at Boston University
  • Blackboard
    Faculty build, conduct, and manage courses on the web for students.

Students access Blackboard to get course syllabi (with the lists of required books to purchase). Teachers post links to web-based content here and leave messages about assignments for students to read.

  • Access your courses on Blackboard.
  • For information on printing and saving from CourseInfo and Mugar Course Reserves, see the tips page.


Contact Us

Cate Solomon, MSW, PhD
Director, Student Services Office
SSW 113

Jennifer Rosenberg Warner
SSW 114

Kathleen A. Lopes
Staff Assistant
SSW 109

Diana Lynch
Writing Support
SSW 107

Alison Drew
Research Tutor