Registration and Payment

How do I register with CADER?

New users will need to register with Boston University CADER to create a BU login name and password. To begin the process go to the CADER homepage and click on New to BU.

Returning users will begin with enrollment. To enroll in a new online course or certificate, go to the CADER homepage and click on Sign up and Register.

Instructions for new and returning users can be found on the Boston University CADER Registration page.

Do I have to register with CADER every time I purchase for an online course or program?

No. Once you have registered, and created a BU login name and password, your registration information will be saved and you will not have to repeat the process.

How do I enroll in an online course or program?

After registering with Boston University CADER , you will be prompted to login to the Boston University CADER website and select an online course or program. For more detailed instructions, please go to the Registration page and follow the instructions to enroll in an online course or program.

Do I have to enroll in an online course or program before I pay for it?

Yes, you will be prompted to pay for the online course or program during the enrollment process. Anyone paying with a credit card will be redirected to the Boston University Cashier’s Office.

What methods of payment do you accept for your online courses and programs?

The Boston University Cashier’s Office accepts AMEX, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. Your payment is directed through the Boston University Credit Card Center, which ensures a secure credit card transaction.

Do I have to enter my credit card information every time I purchase an online course or program?

Yes. Each time you wish to take a new online course or program, you will need to enter your credit card information. Credit card information is not saved in the system.

How long do I have to complete an online course or program after I have paid for it?

You will have a period of one year beginning at the time you enroll in the online course or program to complete it. However, CADER recommends you complete an online course within six months.

What is your policy for refunds and cancellations?

Once you begin an online course or program, Boston University CADER will not be able to issue a refund.

The registration page asks for personal information. What do you do with it?

Boston University CADER  uses the information collected to provide agencies/organizations with a summary of their workforce.

What if I forgot my BU login name and password?

Your BU login name is the e-mail address you used to register with Boston University CADER . If you cannot remember which e-mail account you used, Boston University CADER staff can provide you with that information.

However, Boston University CADER staff does not have access to passwords, and participants who forget their password will be asked to reset a password by going to https://weblogin.bu.edu/buweb/resetpw.

When I log in, I get a message that says “Invalid Login.” What do I do?

Both BU login name and password are case-sensitive and must be entered exactly as you entered them into the registration form. If you are not sure whether you have the correct BU login name and password, please see the question above.

When I log in, I get a message that says “You are not currently enrolled in any courses that start after today.” What do I do?

Boston University CADER has two websites, one for registering and the other for accessing the online coursework. If you are receiving this message, you are currently logged into the registration website. When you are ready to access your online course or program, please go to the CADER homepage and click on Login to Access your Course/Program.

I work at an organization that purchased courses for me. Do I still have to register and pay?

If your employer has purchased a course or Certificate Program for you, you will be given a discount code. You still have to register with BostonUniversity CADER to access your coursework. After adding the course(s) to the cart, enter the discount code to override the payment amount. If you are not sure what your discount code is, please contact the administrator at your agency responsible for purchasing the course(s) or certificate.

Do I have to take the course in one sitting?

Boston University CADER online courses do not have to be completed in one sitting. To be redirected to the last section you completed, we recommend you save your last page as a internet favorite page and then logout. Click on the internet favorites page when you are ready to login and you will be redirected to your last page.

What are the course completion requirements?

In order to receive Continuing Education Credits, you must review all of the course content, achieve a 70% on the post-quiz, and complete the course evaluation.