Providing a safe, healthy and secure campus environment
Health and safety are important in any community, especially in a residential campus like BU — home to health care professionals helping you stay healthy, counselors assisting you to deal with college stresses and police officers providing a secure campus environment.
- Child Care Center — provides day care and preschool services for children of BU students, faculty, staff, alumni and community children eligible for child center services.
- Counseling Services — helps students develop human relations skills and personal growth.
- DAWN — Drug Alcohol Wellness Network focuses on helping students fully understand how a choice to use alcohol and drugs can affect their health, academic performance, career and legal standing.
- Dean of Students — administers BU’s student code of conduct, off-campus housing and commuter student programs, as well as Greek Affairs, along with a strong focus on student support, outreach and advocacy.
- Safety and Police — consists of 25 employees; eighteen commissioned police officers, enforcing Pennsylvania Crime and Vehicle Codes and University Policies, two security officers monitor parking. In addition, the department has a full-time safety professional, who clerical and dispatching duties.
- Student Health Center — serves students by offering accessible medical care designed to meet the needs of the majority of students, while working closely with Student Life departments, as well as local health agencies and medical providers to coordinate public health activities for students.
- Student Recreation Center — a place for convenient, fun and stress free recreation where you can run the indoor track, enjoy a quick game of racquetball, or join an aerobics class. The Rec is generally open seven days per week regardless of weather.
- Women's Resource Center — offers programs and activities that focus on improving the status of women on this college campus, as well as being deeply committed to partnering with campus and community members to address issues of equity, inclusion, and social justice.