Upcoming Events

First Gen Connect Events 2014-2015

Fall Welcome Pizza Party! 
5:30pm on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 100 Bay State Road, Room 101

The World at your Fingertips: Library Orientation
3 pm on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Mugar Memorial Library, 771 Commonwealth Avenue

Time Management and Study Skills Workshop
3 pm on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 100 Bay State Road, Room 101

Stress Management Workshop
3 pm on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 100 Bay State Road, Room 101

Board Game Bonanza Study Break
2 pm on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the University Service Center, 881 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite B-01

Spring Welcome Pizza Party
5 pm on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the University Service Center, 881 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite B-01

Financial Literacy and Planning Presentation
5 pm on Thursday, February 16, 2015 at 100 Bay State Road, Room 101

Examining Who You Are and How You Fit In The World – The Mission of the Howard Thurman Center
3 pm on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the Howard Thurman Center, 775 Commonwealth Ave, Lower Level

The History, Religion, and Religious History of BU – Marsh Chapel Tour
3 pm on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Ave

Puzzle-Palooza Study Break
2 pm on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the University Service Center, 881 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite B-01

Campus and community events of interest

(Additional events may also be found on the BU Calendar or You Do @ BU.) 

ICA Thursday Concerts
6:00 pm on every Thursday until Thursday, August 28, 2014
The ICA hosts free concerts every Thursday!

Resumes 101
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm on Tuesday, September 2, 2014
100 Bay State Road, Sixth Floor
Learn the basics of creating a resume. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to work on your “Related Experience” section of your resume. Please bring your laptop, notepads, etc.

Friday Night Live
10:00 pm on Friday, September 5, 2014
GSU Metcalf Hall
We know it’s not Saturday, but TGIF! Get ready to belly laugh at this exclusive comedy show with SNL superstars Aidy Bryant and Nasim Pedrad.

SPLASH
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 6, 2014
Nickerson Field
Get your feet wet at this bumpin’ annual student fair! From cultural clubs to dance groups, from academic associations to religious life, SPLASH will give you a taste of what BU has to offer with free food, games, and lots of swag to boot.

Career Directions Workshop
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Thursday, September 11, 2014
CGS 527
Get started on the right foot with Career Directions: Starting Your Journey, designed specifically for first-year students. Through this interactive, one-hour program you will learn how to utilize the Career Development Cycle to maximize your time at BU and to advance from one step to another, helping you to create a plan of action toward choosing a major, creating a resume, finding your first internship, graduating, and eventually starting a career that you love. During this one-hour session, you and 8-10 other first-year CGS students will discuss what you can do now (and why it matters) to get on the right track to figuring out how to make the most of BU.NOTE: EVENT REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN SEPTEMBER

FitRec Late Night
11:00 pm on 9/12/2014 to 1:00 pm on 9/13/2014
Fitness and Recreation Center
Go a little crazy and get a lot sweaty at FitRec Late Night. Climb the rock wall, learn some new dance steps, or rock out at the roller disco!

Drive in Movie: 22 Jump Street
8:00 pm to 10:30 pm on Saturday, September 13, 2014
BU Beach
Park yourself on the BU Beach for some snacks and a flick under the stars. This year’s movie is 22 Jump Street featuring the hilarious Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. Snacks provided.

BU For Show
9:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Thursday, September 18, 2014
BU Central
Like a middle school talent show but better. Come out to support the bravest Terriers on campus as they show you what they’ve got. Music, comedy, dancing, and so much more.

Sustainability Festival
11:00 am to 2:30 pm on Thursday, September 18, 2014
Marsh Plaza
“Giveaways, Prizes, Swag! Meet up with Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety, Sustainability Student Orgs, & Farmers Market peeps.”

2nd Annual BU Arts Crawl
12:00 pm to 10:30 pm on Friday, September 19, 2014
Check out what the BU arts community has to offer you! With more than 20 different engaging events and programs represented, you can explore everything from upcoming exhibits and performances to arts related study abroad opportunities and academic options. Students (grad or undergrad) – check in with the Arts Initiative at the GSU Plaza from 12-6 pm where you can pick up your Boston Symphony Orchestra Card, get some great swag, get your creative juices flowing, and enter our raffle to win some terrific prizes including tickets to the Museum of Science, Boston, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, and any show this season of SpeakEasy Stage Company.

Shakespeare on the Beach: Macbeth
8:00 pm to 10:30 pm on Friday, September 19, 2014
BU Beach
Out, damn’d spot! Out, I say! BU’s very own version of Shakespeare in the park features the New Repertory Theatre’s production of Macbeth. You bring a blanket and we’ll provide the snacks.

Trip to Museum of Fine Arts
1:00 pm on Saturday, September 20, 2014
“Join Shelley, the Student Life Coordinator, on a visit to one of Boston’s most treasured museums, the MFA. Admission is free with your BU ID. Meet at the museum, Linde Family Wing Entrance, Museum Road. Green Line E – Museum stop.”

Pop-Up Music Fest
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, September 20, 2014
“Local musicians takeover BU. Feel the beat as you stroll through campus and discover local Boston artists at every corner. Your heart will be strumming, and your feet will be tapping.”

BU at the Red Sox
7:10 pm on Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Fenway Park
Join us at historic Fenway Park as the World Champion Boston Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays during their final home stand of the season. Tickets are just $20.  

BU Dance Program Presents: DANCE SHOWCASE 2014
8:00 pm on Friday, September 26, 2014
BU Dance Theater (entrance on Buick St)
The Dance Program at Boston University is pleased to present DANCE SHOWCASE 2014 featuring work by faculty and guests, including C&S Creations from New York City. Performances are Friday and Saturday, September 26 and 27, at 8 p.m. at the Boston University Dance Theater, 915 Commonwealth Avenue. There are several premieres.

Apple Picking
1:00 pm on Friday, September 26, 2014
Apple picking is a fall tradition in New England. Come pick apples and get a free pumpkin to take home with you. Purchase tickets for this event in the lobby at the lunch break. Cost $12. Meet in the CELOP Lobby.

Boston Idealist Grad Fair
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Monday, September 29, 2014
George Sherman Union, 2nd Floor, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
Hosted by the Boston University School of Social Work, Idealist can help make a difference in your career.

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