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Halloween safety message from the Boston Police

FYI Student Blog October 29th, 2018 0 comments

The Boston Police would like all students to review the following message regarding staying safe on Halloween. Dear Students, The Boston Police Department would like to remind and encourage everyone to celebrate Halloween responsibly. To ensure your safety and the safety of others this Halloween, we kindly ask you to familiarize yourself with the following […]

Halloween and baseball – What a double play!

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog October 28th, 2018 0 comments

The following message from Kelly Nee, Chief of Police for the Boston University Police Department, and Kenneth Elmore, Associate Provost and Dean of Students, was sent to all students on Friday, October 26, 2018: Dear Friends, What a couple weeks in Boston! The wickedness of Halloween awaits us and the local baseball team is cause […]

What a World Series!

FYI Student Blog October 22nd, 2018 1 comment

This is a World Series that is right up BU’s alley! We know we have a lot of students who root for the home team, the Boston Red Sox, but we also have a ton of students from Southern California who love the Los Angeles Dodgers. Where can you get together with your friends and […]

Work for us this spring!

FYI Student Blog October 18th, 2018 0 comments

Want to work for our office? We have positions available for the Spring 2019 semester! Join our team, which works both the Dean’s office and the GSU Operations desk. You will get to learn so much about BU and meet great people who can help you with your personal and professional goals. Learn more via […]

Opportunity for Academic Support

FYI Student Blog October 15th, 2018 0 comments

The Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation is looking for BU undergraduates who are currently living with a mental health condition and are interested in receiving academic support. This is for a research study on building academic success for students living with mental health conditions. Study Description Purpose: to better understand how to promote academic […]

George Sherman Union Operations Desk Temporary Relocation

FYI Student Blog October 12th, 2018 0 comments

As you may have seen, the George Sherman Union (GSU) Information Desk is currently under construction. No need to worry – your friends that always lend you chargers, and find your lost items, will still be around to help out. For the next few weeks, the operations desk will be in the Stone Lobby which […]

What Dean Elmore’s Reading – and the App He is Loving

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog October 10th, 2018 0 comments

A few books I’m reading that I think might be relevant to my future Orientation, transition, and cocurricular musings: Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities | Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein Syllabus | Lynda Barry Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World | Anand Giridharadas The […]

Talk to us! 2018-19 Dean of Students Open Office Hours

FYI Student Blog September 12th, 2018 0 comments

Need to talk? Want to meet a Dean? You’re in luck: Dean Elmore and his staff will be hosting open office hours twice a week every week. Members of the Dean of Students’ office staff (including Dean Elmore and several Assistant and Associate Deans) are available on Wednesdays from 1-4pm in the Dean of Students […]

Registered? In the Know for Making a Difference?

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog September 5th, 2018 0 comments

The timbre of the times has many of us reflecting, talking, and acting (hopefully with each other). We are discussing elections; arguing about campus, national and global political climates; and, being publicly and collectively active around the issues for which we care. To encourage students, eligible to vote in American elections, to register to vote, […]

Do you need a notary? Fall 2018 Notary Hours

FYI Student Blog September 2nd, 2018 0 comments

The Dean of Students office has notaries available for BU students, faculty and staff. We are expanding our services this fall. In addition, we have partnered with a local company who can offer 24/7 notarizations for those who are in a rush! Fall 2018 Notary Schedule Our walk-in hours for notary services will be the following for […]