Our mission is to help you enhance your character, quality, and perspective during your time at Boston University. We oversee student life, including Residence Life, Orientation, the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, Student Activities, Outreach and Engagement, Disability and Access Services, the Community Service Center, and Parent and Family Programs.

Our office also oversees several programs, including Belonging Cafes, Student Networks, and more! We also provide several support services, such as Terrier Meal Share. We also provide civic services, such as voter registration and information and notary services.




Previous Programming

MLK Day 2022 

To watch the 2022 Annual Celebration of the Lives and Legacies of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, click here

To watch the 2022 Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in partnership with the Dean of Students and the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground for Honoring The Life of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., click here

Black History Month 2022

Reflect, empower yourself, indulge and confront your curiosities this month. Throughout February, this community hosts events with the notion of celebrating and honoring Black histories, issues, people, and their struggles. We have gathered information about all the events happening on campus and you can view them here