Branding and editing info

Through its branding, Boston University presents a unified “face” to the world. Here are resources to help you understand how the elements of the BU brand should and should not be used, as well as a list of current BU school and college abbreviations:

BU Branding Information

Brand & Design Quick Guide

Brand Guidelines Book

School & College Abbreviations

As a rule, we take responsibility for making sure your copy is grammatically correct (as well as accurate, stylish, and appropriately comprehensive). But don’t just take our word for it! If you wish to consult some more authorities, here are some useful links:

Editorial Style Guide

Chicago Manual of Style (subscription required; if you just have a question or two, any DevCom editor will be happy to help)

Proofreading Marks: You may want to look at these if you get a proof with notations you don’t understand. We also love it when people mark up their proofs for us with these symbols rather than inventing new ones, but we don’t require it.