Student Information

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The first place you should look for any computing help is the BU IT Help Center:

At the BU IT Help Center, you can get help and repair services for your computer, also offer sales of computers and software at education rates:

Write, call or visit!
617-353-HELP (4357) or
Manufacturer authorized repair – Sales –


Do you want to forward your BU email to an address you already use?

Do you want to check your email on a smartphone?

Wireless internet

When you have your laptop with you, you’re going to want to connect to BU’s wireless internet.  Learn how:

Computer lab and printing

The University’s central computer facility is located a few minutes away from the School of Social Work building at Mugar Library at 771 Commonwealth Avenue, right next to the student union.  You can also print from any computer to this facility and print there using your print quota:

Library and Research

Search online databases, book catalogues and eResources: