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Frequently Asked Questions about Binghamton Enrichment Program (BEP) 2014

 

1. When does the program begin? End?

The Binghamton Enrichment Program begins on July 5th. This is a residential orientation program. Students will be housed on campus.

The program ends Saturday, August 2nd, 2014.

This is a mandatory program for EOP admitted freshmen.

EOP will cover the cost of 8 credits, housing and meals for each student during BEP 2014.

 

2. What should I do if I have a conflict with the BEP dates (Saturday, July 5th, 2014 - Saturday, August 2nd, 2014)?

Students who feel that they have a conflict with the BEP dates need to speak with the EOP director.

 

3. Is transportation provided to BEP?

On July 5th, transportation is provided to BEP for students in the New York City area. Buses depart from West 31st Street and 8th Avenue at 10:30 AM. 

On August 2nd, buses will depart from Binghamton at 12:00 noon and arrive at West 31st and 8th Avenue at 3:00 PM. A link will be sent for students to RSVP for the bus. Space is limited.

 

4. When is the BEP Orientation and Parent Meeting?

Attendance is required for all students at one of the following meetings at Binghamton UniversitySaturday, May 31st or Saturday, June 7th. This is the only orientation you need to attend.

 

5. Can students leave on a weekend or weekday and be back before curfew?

No, students are not allowed to leave for a weekend without the director’s permission.

Curfew: Sunday – Thursday 11:30 PM

 

6. Can students receive mail?

    • Student’s name
    • Educational Opportunity Program, UU256
    • PO Box 6000
    • Binghamton NY, 13902-6000

Yes, have it sent using the following format:

Students will not receive overnight mail sent between Friday and Saturday.

 

7. Can students receive phone calls?

Yes. They can make and receive calls in the residence hall free of charge. 

NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED

 

8. Can students have a car?

No. They are not allowed to have a car on campus during the Summer Program nor their freshman year.

 

9. Can students have visitors in the building?

No.

Illegal behavior, including, but not limited to, disorderly conduct, theft and violations of local drug and alcohol laws, will not be tolerated AT ANY TIME, and will be cause for dismissal from the program and/or disciplinary action by the University as well as local legal charges.

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Last Updated: 4/30/14