M.S. Student Resources

Resources for MS Students – General

• Bioinformatics Handbook
Register for Internship Opportunities at the BU Center for Career Development

Registration & Petition Forms

• Registration Form

• Course Adjustment Form

Petition for Approval of Credits for Transfer

• Bioinformatics Program Petition Form

Use this form to use one course in lieu of another or to request a waiver for requirement. Please be sure to attach any relevant course descriptions.

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Procedures and Forms


Financial Aid

BU Bioinformatics Program Merit Scholarships

Tuition assistance is available to master’s students in the form of Merit Scholarships, which provide partial tuition to five full-time MS students. These scholarships are awarded at the time of admission and do not require a separate application. These awards are made to both international students and U.S. citizens who have demonstrated excellent academic ability and who have demonstrated enthusiasm and knowledge in the field of Bioinformatics.

Additional Resources


Room Access and Reservations – 24 Cummington Mall