What is HackBU?
HackBU is an organization at Binghamton University that
fosters a community of students who work together on
projects that they are passionate about, outside the
classroom. We exist to mentor students, help them learn
the technologies that interest them most, and get them
excited about programming and problem-solving.
What happens at a hackathon?
Hackathons are events where a bunch of "hackers" come together in teams with the intention of creating the best type of program (i.e. web app, iPhone app, etc) or hardware within a certain period of time.
Who can attend?
The event is open to all Binghamton University students 18 and older. You don't need to be a Computer Science major or engineer to participate!
What if I'm not from Binghamton?
No problem! We're looking to bring students from other universities. When you register, select "Non-Binghamton Student" and bring your travel receipts so we can reimburse your expenses (Cap will be evaluated soon).
What if I'm a newbie?
Don't worry, beginners are welcome. Come to HackBU's weekly workshops to learn how to code.
What should I bring?
Bring your computer, hardware, chargers toiletries, a sleeping bag, and anything you might need for an overnight stay.
Do I need a team or idea to sign up?
No! We recommend registering with friends but there will be opportunities to brainstorm and meet other participants.
Will there be food?
Yes. We'll be providing meals and snacks so don't worry!
Is there a Code of Conduct?