SONA Research Participation Pool

The College of Communication (COM) is committed to involving undergraduate and graduate students in scholarly research so that they may understand the importance of generating new knowledge at Boston University as a major research institution.

To accomplish our goal of exposing students to various types of research and its applications, as well as support researchers with recruitment, we utilize the SONA system.

Login through SONA, our participant management system, to participate in or conduct studies.
For more detailed instructions and information, continue to the links below.

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If you have any questions related to the COM SONA System, please email The COM SONA System administrator will assist you. Due to the volume of emails this account receives, we kindly ask that you browse these resources first before emailing us. Our resources may answer your question.