Everything You Need to Set Yourself Up for Success in 2022 | Hey BU Blog

Everything You Need to Set Yourself Up for Success in 2022 | Hey BU Blog
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With the start of a new semester, many students tend to feel very overwhelmed. This list of helpful resources, curated for Boston University students, can help with stress management. Whether you need to express yourself creatively or simply need help staying organized and on track, the means to do so at BU abound. From museums in the Greater Boston area to student-run centers right on campus, Boston University students can prepare for success throughout 2022!


Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

While all those named Isabella get free admission to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston University students get a discounted rate of just $13 at the famous museum. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is known for its beautiful architecture and art and the famous robbery of the museum that occurred on March 18, 1990. Detailed and documented at Netflix’s This is theft: the biggest art theft in the worldBoston University students can still see the empty frames of the stolen paintings in the museum.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Boston University students can visit Seaport’s Institute of Contemporary Art for the discounted price of $10 with their student ID cards. If students are hoping to find free tickets, ICA gives visitors free admission every Thursday night from 5-9 pm. With their current gallery closing on January 30, the Institute of Contemporary Art will soon welcome a variety of new pieces and installations to view.

Fine Arts Museum

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The Museum of Fine Arts offers free admission to all Boston University students who present a valid student ID. With 11 galleries currently, and three new openings this spring, MFA is a great place to spend any day off.

On-campus resources

Booth Theater

With free admission to all Boston University students and faculty, Booth Theater is located in the center of the Charles River campus. It serves as the perfect place to relax and enjoy any of BU’s theater productions. To learn more about upcoming Booth Theater events and other CFA exhibits and shows, click below.

Writing Center and Career Development Center

Boston University’s various writing centers throughout the campus allow students to enhance their writing assignments by providing free access to writing assistance. The Center provides writing assistance by placement to all members of the British University community (student, graduate, faculty, or faculty).

From writing a resume to searching for an internship, the Center for Career Development (CCD) at Boston University provides students with the opportunity and resources to improve their job search. Whether you have specific questions or just want to review your cover letter, a CCD is a great source for finding help.

Build Lab Workshops

The BUild Lab, located directly across from the Marsh Chapel, provides students with the resources to bring their ideas to life. The BUild Lab provides a creative space for all dogs, whether to build skills or spark new ideas.



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Now, in the midst of a new semester, homework and exams are in full swing. With Headspace, students can follow guided meditations to help relieve stress and improve sleep.

Google Calendar

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To keep up with assignments, classes, and extracurricular activities, Google Calendar is not only very easy for students to use but is also a great tool for staying organized throughout the semester. Besides Google Calendar, students can also take advantage of the entire Google Workspace suite.

The start of new classes, clubs and socializing with friends can be very stressful as the new semester begins. However, it is essential that students know the wide range of options and resources available to help them. Good luck this semester, dogs!

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