Emergency BU Alert BU Medical Campus OPEN Jan. 28, 2015 Boston University Medical Campus will be open Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. BUSM classes will be held as scheduled. Staff should check with their managers regarding work schedules. Medical, PA and GMS students who are assigned to inpatient services or clinics are expected to be present, if possible. Students who are assigned to outpatient services should check with their course director or the policy at the clinical site. GMS classes are canceled. Staff should check with their manager regarding their work schedules. The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine will follow normal school hours. All Patient Treatment Centers will be open for patient care and all classes will be held as scheduled. BU School of Public Health classes are canceled; SPH non-essential staff may telecommute. Employees who are part of the BUMC parking program should park in your assigned lot or garage. The Boston parking ban is still in effect. For updated information, please call the weather/emergency hotline at 617-638-6886 or visit the BU Emergency Communications website at http://www.bu.edu/ehs/comm/

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Housing discrimination is illegal in Massachusetts. It is against the law to refuse housing to any individual on the basis of age, blindness, children, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or receipt of public assistance. Owner occupied two family dwellings, owners may legally refuse to rent to anyone for any reason. If you feel that you have been refused housing because of discrimination you can find support from the legal services listed below.

Unfortunately, it is not illegal to discriminate against students because of their age, nor is it illegal to refuse to rent to students in general.

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