Training Materials

White table with open laptop showing the 25Live Homepage; a white mouse, a cell phone in a black cover, a black notebook with a small potted plant on top of it.Training materials have been developed by the Office of the Registrar and Events & Conferences to assist you with using 25Live.


MyMedia 25Live Channel – short training videos on specific 25Live topics
BU 25Live Quick Guides and Video Tutorials – provided by the Office of the Registrar
BU 25Live Project on YouTube


Navigating Through 25Live
Using the Top Navigation Bar
Using and Customizing Your Home Dashboard
Using Favorites and Starred Items
Browsing Personal Views


Creating Events
Creating Repeating Events
Adding Setup, Pre-Event, Post-Events, and Takedown Times to Events
Viewing Event Details
Copying Events
Copying Related Events
Creating Event Relationships
Removing Event Relationships
Emailing Event Details
Understanding your 25Live Confirmation
Understanding your 25Live Invoice

Searching & Reference

Searching for Events, Locations, and Organizations
Viewing Contact Details
Viewing Location Details
Viewing Organization Details

Upcoming Trainings

Sign up for an upcoming 25Live training session! Whether you are a new or experienced user of 25Live, attend an upcoming training session to refresh your skills or learn advanced techniques for creating your events. These trainings are for Charles River Campus and Fenway Campus staff and faculty only. Trainings will be held on Zoom.

Intro to 25Live

This training is designed for first time users with very limited experience. The session will cover the basics of navigating 25Live, creating an event using the event form, searching, and understanding the reservation confirmation.

Tuesday, March 7 at 1 pm: Register

Advanced 25Live

This training is designed for regular users who are familiar with the basics of navigating 25Live and creating events. The session will explore some of the more advanced features of creating multi-day and multi-location events, repeating events, relating events, copying events, leveraging searches and availability views, and location features and layouts.

Wednesday, March 8 at 1 pm: Register