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Friday, January 20, 2017

BSLA/Landscape Architecture Conference + XPO :: 2017


Special student tickets for $100 (prices go up Monday January 23, 2017)

A POWERFUL, FULL DAY OF LEARNING FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS, ARCHITECTS, AND THOSE WORKING TO MAKE OUR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE GREEN SPACES AND GARDENS THE BEST THEY CAN BE.

Thursday, February 9, 2017. Hyatt Regency Downtown Boston

12 leading-edge sessions – up to four choices during each time block!

Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, and Horticulture options courtesy our guest hosts, Weston Nurseries / Green-Up Academy, Cavicchio Greenhouses, New England Wildflower Society, and Massachusetts Arborists Association/New England GROWS.

Check the conference website for more information and purchasing tickets!

SASLA :: Meet + Greet!


Thursday, January 19, 2017

DLF-NE Scholarship Info Session :: (1.23.17)


Curious about the 2017 DLF-NE Travel Scholarship?!

Attend the info session on Monday, January 23rd at 6:00 PM in the Fishbowl at 320 Newbury Street!

At the session, a DLF-NE representative will be available to give more information and answer questions.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Gateway Open House :: (1.27)

Want to learn more about Gateway?

The Practice Department invites you to attend Gateway Open House on Friday, January 27 between 12 – 2pm in the Beehive of 951 Boylston. Gateway offers students a unique opportunity to participate in a range of community design projects across the spectrum of architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies.

Gateway students confront and resolve design problems for nonprofit clients, all while making a difference in the community they serve.  Work may include, but is not limited to:

  • Developing real projects from the ground-up
  • Working closely with peers
  • Connecting with professional mentors
  • Meeting and recreating relationships with clients and community leaders
  • Developing the skills of leadership and collaboration

Gateway exemplifies the BAC’s mission of design education through experiential learning and offers the opportunities to:

  • Earn Practice hours!
  • Generate strong portfolio work!
  • Hone presentation, graphic, and communication skills!

Students of all disciplines and backgrounds are welcome to attend Open House.  To learn more, visit the Gateway webpage or email jaime.libowitz@the-bac.edu.

First Friday! :: (2.3.17)


February First Friday
The Pour House
Friday, 2.3.17
7:00 - 9:00pm

February's First Friday is Hosted by the BAC Alumni Association!

Swing by the Pour House for FREE appetizers, contests, giveaways, and prizes!

Spring 2017 Library Hours


Spring Semester Hours :: January 17 – May 13, 2017

                    Open             Close
Monday          10:00 am  10:30 pm
Tuesday          10:00 am  10:30 pm
Wednesday  10:00 am  10:30 pm
Thursday  10:00 am  10:30 pm
Friday          10:00 am  5:00 pm
Saturday  10:00 am  5:00 pm
Sunday          12:00 pm  7:00 pm


*Please check the Library website for closings, events, and extended hours.*

Student Technology Resources

Where do I print?
We have B&W, color printers, and plotters located throughout the 4th floor of the 320 Newbury building. Each semester returning students get a $35.00 credit added to their account automatically.

How do I check my print balance?
You can check your account from any BAC computer. You can also check your print balance at printcredit.the-bac.edu. You can only access the website from a BAC computer.

How do I make a laser cutter reservation?
You can stop by the IT office on the 4th floor to make a reservation. You can also call IT directly at (617)-585-0191. IT does not accept emails for reservations. *Note* that in order to make a reservation, all students are required to have attended the laser cutter orientation held every Saturday at 12 noon.

How do I reserve the Photo lab?
Photo lab reservations are taken care of by the IT department. Just stop by the IT office on the 4th floor of the 320 Newbury building to make a reservation. *Note* The DSLRs can only be used inside the photo lab when a reservation has been made.

How do I login to Moodle?
Your Moodle login is the same as your computer login. If you still can’t access Moodle after signing in to the computer, you most likely got locked out. Stop by the IT office on the 4th floor of 320 Newbury to have your account unlocked.

How do I access Self-service?
Your self-service account password is different than all your other passwords. To reset your self-service password, stop by the IT office on the 4th floor of the 320 Newbury building.

Studio Q General Meeting :: (1.25.17)


Want to get involved in Studio Q?

Studio Q is your resource to the BAC's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally community.

Studio Q's mission is to strengthen the LGBTQAI community within the BAC and throughout Boston through various social events and political activism.

Studio Q General Meeting
The Fishbowl
Wednesday, 1.25.17

6:00pm

*Snacks will be provided!*

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

BAC FabLab Info :: Spring 2017


BAC FABLAB INFO - SPRING 2017
(CNC Router, Lasercutters, 3D Printers, and Shop)

BAC CNC LAB
Location: Basement, 320 Newbury Street
Contact: CNC@the-bac.edu
Manual: via BAC FabLab Dropbox
Staff: Sean Riley - CNC Manager, Benjamin Strong – CNC Operator

Schedule: By appointment (Orientation, Prep, or Cut) at baccnc.youcanbook.me

*All users must have attended an ‘orientation’ before scheduling a ‘prep’ session. After a prep session students may schedule their ‘cut’ sessions. Group orientations are available and encouraged!*

BAC WOODSHOP
Location: Basement, 320 Newbury Street
Contact: shop@the-bac.edu
Manual: via BAC FabLab Dropbox
Equipment Inventory: via Section Cut
Staff: Ivan Grekov, David Morgan, Jason Detwiler
Required Safety Sessions: 1st Sunday of every month at 12pm (noon)
           
Schedule: Open Thursday January 27th – Sunday May 14th (Closed on all BAC holidays)
          Mondays: Open to Furniture Studio only
          Tuesdays: 6PM-10PM (Ivan Grekov)
          Thursdays: 6PM-10PM (Jason Detwiler)
          Saturdays: 10AM-6PM (Ivan Grekov)
          Sundays: 12PM-6PM (David Morgan)

*All users must attend a safety training before being eligible to use shop equipment. Group orientations upon request. If you require tool checkout or daytime use, please contact Kyle.Sturgeon@the-bac.edu*

LASER CUTTER LAB 
Location: 4th Floor, Newbury Street
Contact: IT Desk 617-585-0191 or coder@the-bac.edu
Manual: via BAC FabLab Dropbox
Staff: David Hansen – Manager, Andrew Shelburne – Support Specialist
Required Safety Sessions: Every Saturday at 12 noon

Schedule: Appointments by phone (617.585.0191) or in person at 4th IT DESK (no email!)
*All users must attend safety training. Group orientations upon request.*

3D PRINTERS
Location: 4th Floor, Newbury Street
Contact: IT Desk 617-585-0191 or coder@the-bac.edu
Manual: via BAC FabLab Dropbox
Staff: David Hansen – Manager, Andrew Shelburne – Support Specialist

Schedule: Appointments by phone, email, or in person at 4th IT DESK
*All users must attend an all-new safety training. Group orientations upon request.*

Friday, January 13, 2017

Find My Class :: Class Locator Tool


Find My Class

The BAC is introducing Find My Class, the helpful class locator tool! Quickly find your class location by entering class ID, class name (or part of class name) or faculty.

Make sure you check right up to the day of the class to ensure that you have the most accurate information! The site will be updated frequently and should be used as the primary method of locating your classes.

To access the class locator, click here.