Resources for Students and Families

Technology Resources for Students

  • Blackboard for specific course information
  • Zoom for video conferences
  • Zoom Tips and Tricks for BUA Students
  • Teachers will create links to meetings for students to join, but students can also create video conferences for group work via Zoom and Google Meet
  • To test your computer’s internet connection bandwidth, you can use SpeedTest. Minimum recommended connectivity for Zoom is 1.5Mbps/1.5Mbps (up/down). Check here for other Zoom system requirements.
  • BU’s Learning Remotely Guide
  • Google Docs and Google Sheets for sharing documents and group work. You have access to unlimited Google Drive storage space with your BU account.
  • Scanning documents with your phone: Take a picture with your phone camera or use an app such as Office Lens, CamScanner, Dropbox app, FineScanner, or Scannable
  • You can easily access many BU Libraries resources online with just your BU username and password. For help with accessing library resources, please visit
  • As usual, students experiencing IT issues should email

Exercise and Mental Health Resources for Students

Resources for Families