The Equal Opportunity Office provides certification that Boston University complies with equal opportunity and affirmative action laws and regulations, with supporting information as needed, to offices and departments who are required to provide it to state, federal, or other agencies or entities.

Invitation to Self-Identify

An Invitation to Self-Identify as a person with a disability was sent to the BU community on December 14, 2020. You are welcome to update this information at any time during your employment with the University. For instructions on how to self-identify, please use this guide: MyBUWorks Self-ID How-To Guide. In case you do not have the self-ID tile available on your home screen, please follow these instructions to add it: Manually Add Self-ID Tile.

In BUWorks, an employee can add or update their self-identification for race/ethnicity, disability status, and veteran status.

Annual Security Report

By October 1 of each year, Boston University publishes a campus security report for each of its campuses, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act. The report can be found below and additional information on the report can be found at Annual Security Report » Safety on Campus | Boston University (

Boston University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report – October 2022

Boston University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report – October 2021

Federal and State Laws and Guidance