Academic Affairs


Butler's Sophomore Experience

You are going to grow a lot in your sophomore year at Butler. Whether it's forming new relationships, stepping up your academic workload and campus involvement, or looking into internships as you think more about your professional goals beyond college, you've got a lot on your plate. Add Year 2 at BU programming to your calendar and make the most of your sophomore experience at Butler!

Year 2 at BU's Mission
The Year 2 at BU committee enhances the sophomore experience by offering programs that encourage second year students to develop greater self-awareness, define goals that enrich their Butler experience, and effectively utilize campus resources.

Upcoming Sophomore Events and Programs

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Sophomore Picnic
Thursday, August 23
5:30 p.m.
ResCo Courtyard


Volunteer Opportunities Fair
Wednesday, September 12
11:30 to 1:00 p.m.
Atherton Union Sidewalk
Rain Location: Reilly Room


Networking Night
Wednesday, October 3
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Reilly Room

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Majors Fair
Tuesday, October 9
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Reilly Room

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Study Abroad Info. Session

Goals of the Year 2 at BU Committee - Show

  1. Assist sophomore students in utilizing the resources, experiences and tools needed to explore and accomplish their academic goals.
  2. Encourage sophomore students to develop holistically through forming meaningful relationships, seeking enriching experiences, developing a healthy lifestyle and connecting to the Butler community and beyond.
  3. Encourage and support sophomore students in setting and reaching future personal, academic and career goals that reflect personal interests, values, personality and skills.

Contact Us - Show

Have questions about Year 2 at BU programming? Want to plan a sophomore event? The Year 2 at BU sophomore experience committee and sophomore class officers are here to help.

Year 2 at BU Committee Leaders

Liz Freedman
Student Employment Coordinator
(317) 940-8425

Jeff Tyner
Residence Life Coordinator, ResCo
(317) 940-9511

Sophomore Class Officers

Molly Swigart - President
Luke Shadiow - Vice President
Margaret Griffiths - Treasurer
Lauren Palmer - Secretary