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How to schedule a meeting with the Dean

FYI Student BlogJuly 13th, 2018

Are you interested in meeting with one of our Deans or office staff? Because of the high number of requests we receive from the entire University community, we have created an easy process to request a meeting. You may complete the form below to request a meeting. Alternatively, you may download... Read more

Student Spotlight: Haley Manin, CFA/COM’ 18

FYI Student BlogFebruary 23rd, 2015

by Elizabeth Wong, CGS '18 Meet Haley Manin! Haley is a freshman dual majoring in CFA - Graphic Design and COM - Advertising. Her passion for art flourished in high school where she studied mainly 2D media including charcoal, oil painting, as well as sculpting, and more. Through advertising, she wants... Read more

Hip Hop Hooray

FYI Student BlogMarch 21st, 2019

Fusion is one of the hundreds of student organizations you will find on BU's campus. The group, which is celebrating their 26th anniversary, will be hosting Fusion Presents: Elements XIX, a dance performance and competition on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in the GSU. Find out more about the group and their Elements event... Read more

Need a Spring after Break?

FYI Student BlogMarch 19th, 2019

A week of rest sounds like a great thing to have. No classes may mean relaxing for some, partying for others, and for people like me, catching up or getting ahead of homework. Regardless of what we did, the freedom in our schedule allowed us to set our own groove... Read more

Vigil for New Zealand Victims

FYI Student BlogMarch 18th, 2019

On Friday, March 15, 2019, two mosques were attacked in Christchurch, New Zealand. This horrific attack took the lives of 50 innocent Muslims, with dozens more injured. The Islamic Society of Boston University will be holding a prayer and vigil to honor and pray for the lives of those affected... Read more

Deadline Extended for AAU Survey on Sexual Misconduct

FYI Student BlogMarch 6th, 2019

We've extended the deadline for you to respond to the AAU Survey on Sexual Misconduct. You now have until March 11 to give the University your feedback on these issues on campus. This survey is totally separate from the University-wide Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training, which is mandatory. This Survey is optional, Read more

Politics in Arts, Arts in Politics

FYI Student BlogFebruary 25th, 2019

The arts are people’s expression of their dreams and fears, their creativity and aspirations, their aesthetic senses and values, but also their politics — their beliefs about who we are and how we should be as societies. And the arts have always provided means through which people can express their... Read more

Is there any meaning to the word “privacy” anymore?

FYI Student BlogFebruary 14th, 2019

We live our lives in public more and more. Most of us use many forms of social media every day that send rich information about us out to strangers. And strangers, for better and worse, seek lots of information about us without our specific assent. Every stroke of the key... Read more

East Coast or West Coast? Championship Sunday is here

FYI Student BlogJanuary 28th, 2019

On Sunday, Los Angeles and New England will battle in the largest championship game of the year. If you're looking to watch and celebrate the Big Game (and/or its spectacular commercials) with friends, we have several options for you. As is BU tradition, our biggest viewing party will take place in... Read more

Do you need something notarized? Spring 2019 Notary Hours

FYI Student BlogJanuary 24th, 2019

The Dean of Students office has notaries available for BU students, faculty and staff. If you're in a rush, we also have a partnership with an online service (founded by BU alumni) who can notarize for you at a reduced rate. Spring 2019 Notary Schedule Our walk-in hours for notary services will be... Read more

MLK 2019: BU’s 47th Commemoration

FYI Student BlogJanuary 18th, 2019

Join us on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1pm for Boston University's 47th Commemoration of alumnus Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Our keynote speaker is U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, serving the 7th District of Massachusetts.Learn more about this year's event on our MLK Commemoration page. Here are clips from this year's... Read more

NEW All-Gender Bathrooms in the GSU

FYI Student BlogNovember 19th, 2018

If you’ve been on the second floor of the GSU in the past month, you’ve probably noticed some construction taking place. The reason behind the tapes and drapes: two all-gender, single occupancy bathrooms, located in the Stone Lobby (second floor across from Metcalf Hall). These new additions, provide safe facilities for... Read more