Some of the most important resources you will use as a BU student include:

BU Google Mail and Apps – Get your BU Google Mail plus Google Drive and the other Google apps.

Make sure you are reading your BU email It's important to check the mail sent to because this is the official way for the University to contact you. If you have an existing e-mail account that you prefer to use, you can forward your BU email using the Settings menu within BU Google Mail.

Blackboard - Many of your professors will use Blackboard as a learning management system. Learn more and log in.

Turnitin – Your professors will be checking for plagiarism, and you should too! Learn more about the Turnitin plagiarism detection service.

Printing - Thanks to Blackboard and other online services, many documents won't need to be printed. If you do not have a printer in your room, or for times when you need large-scale printing, you can use My Print. NOTE: If you do opt to bring a printer to your room, it must be capable of authenticating via wireless (eduroam) or will need to run on Ethernet. Learn more at about the residential networks at our Move-in Assistance page.

 MyBU Student Portal – You might have already used the MyBU Student Portal – or will soon! It provides access to your personal, academic, financial, and other information relevant to Boston University. You can register for classes, pay bills, buy Convenience Points, and maintain additional information.  Go To learn more, visit MyBU Student Portal page or go to you MyBU Student page to log in.

ShareLink - Your personal information is legally protected by FERPA. however, you can share elements of your academic or financial record with your parents, legal guardian, or others. Visit the TechWeb ShareLink page to learn more about this service.