Can I attend BosMUN without an advisor?

No. All delegates need to be accompanied by a chaperone who is 21 years old or older. Single delegates must still attend with a chaperone, and all schools who register must bring along an advisor. As BosMUN caters to high school students, this rule includes delegates that may be age 18 or older.

Is staying in the hotel mandatory?

While staying in the hotel is not mandatory, we highly recommend that delegations choose accommodations within the Marriott-Copley. Delegations can register for rooms at a reduced rate through the BosMUN room block, and all conference affairs throughout the weekend will be run in and around the Marriott-Copley. Please note that if you choose to stay outside of the Marriott, your delegation will not be eligible to participate in a midnight crisis committee.

Do you use the notepad system?

The notepad system will be utilized in crisis committees and a select few crisis-heavy Specialized committees. 2 notebooks will be provided to delegates by BosMUN.

Is technology allowed?

Yes, technology will be utilized in all General Assembly and ECOSOC committees.

Who should I make the check out to?

Trustees at Boston University

C/O BU International Affairs Association

PO Box 15223

Boston, MA 02215

Is food provided?

While BosMUN does not cater any meals, dinner breaks are provided on both Friday and Saturday nights. Delegates are encouraged to try some of the numerous establishments in the Prudential Center, on Newbury Street, or within the Marriott itself.

Where should we eat?

The Boston Marriott-Copley is located in the heart of Boston, and is just a short walk from Newbury Street, which boasts numerous dining options. Dining options and prices may vary, and include everything from quick options like coffee shops and fast food to elegant, sit-down dinners.

Are position papers mandatory?

At BosMUN, each committee requires a position paper. Position papers should be emailed to the delegate’s respective chair by February 1st. For more information on how to write position papers or to see a sample paper, please consult our “Position Paper Guidelines,” which can be found by clicking here or within the Delegate Resource Center on the BosMUN website.

What is the dress code?

Throughout BosMUN, delegates are required to wear Western Business Attire. During the Sunday morning committee session, delegates are permitted to wear casual clothing if they purchase and wear the BosMUN XIX T-shirt. Delegates are also permitted to wear casual, but appropriate, clothing to the Delegate Dance on Saturday night.

What is the average size of committee?

Crisis: 24

Specialized: 40

ECOSOCs: 75-85

GAs: 100-110

What is the difference between a small and large delegation at BosMUN?

BosMUN classifies a small delegation as any team with 12 delegates or less, and a large delegation as any team with 13 delegates or larger.

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