September Transfer Student Checklist

Awesome!—I was admitted… Now what?

September may seem far away, but there’s still a lot to do after being admitted. Below are important next steps for you to take before September.


  • Share the great news: tweet that you’re in! #newterriers
  • Visit the admitted student website for a glimpse of life at BU
  • Learn about your guaranteed on-campus housing
  • Submit your enrollment deposit (see your deposit voucher for due date)
  • Accept your Financial Assistance award (if applicable)
  • Create your BU email account (watch for an email with instructions)
  • Submit your BU Alert contact information on the Student Link
  • Ask your school to send your final college transcript
  • Submit course syllabi (if you haven’t already) to
  • Submit your health form and Certificate of Immunization
  • Schedule a campus visit to attend a May Open House or information session for transfer students (learn more on the events for transfer students website)
  • Schedule a visa appointment at the US Embassy (international students only)


  • Attend the mandatory Transfer Registration program in the summer of 2014 (visit the University Orientation website to learn more)
  • Pay your first-semester tuition in August
  • Attend the mandatory International Orientation session during the last week of August (international students only)


  • Start classes on Tuesday, September 2, 2014