Campus Briefs

Campus Holiday Closing Information


The 2014 – 2015 holiday closing will extend from Dec. 25 through Jan. 2. During this time period, all buildings on campus will be closed. Boyden Hall, Power Plant, University Police and the Mailroom will remain open. All other buildings and departments on campus will reopen on Monday, January 5, 2015.


Those employees not required to be present during the closing period will need to utilize accrued vacation or personal leave, accrued compensatory time (classified employees only), holiday time, or flexible scheduling (APA staff). For employees who work a Monday – Friday schedule, five workdays will need to be accounted for. Employees with a work schedule other than Monday – Friday will need to cover the number of workdays that will occur from December 25, 2014 to January 2, 2015.

2015-2016 New Resident Assistant Application is now available!

The 2015-2016 Resident Assistant position application is now live. Contact for position qualifications, job description, frequently asked questions, and the application. Applications are due by Jan. 30, 2015 at 5 p.m.


Promoting Diversity Grant Deadline

Do you have a program that you’d like to host that is collaborative in nature, promotes diversity at BSU and is aimed at benefitting undergraduate students here?  We want to help fund your efforts!  Apply today!

  • Deadline 1: December 9, 2014 (Maximum possible grant award is $7,500)
  • Deadline 2: February 13, 2015 (Maximum possible grant award is $7,500)

Submit your application at:

Mid-Year Symposium of Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship

The Mid-Year Symposium (MYS)—a showcase of student research and creative scholarship from 100- and 200-level courses—is held in the Rondileau Campus Center (RCC) ballroom and meeting rooms. BSU’s Office of Undergraduate Research sponsors the MYS in celebration of early undergraduate scholarship and creative scholarship conducted by students in any lower-division course.The event will be held Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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