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How can we work together to promote better cultural understanding worldwide?

Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Payment/Settlement Procedures

Once you have registered for courses with your department, use the Student Link to view your class schedule and student account.  In order to be officially registered, your bill must be paid in full by the payment deadline.  The payment deadline for Spring 2015 is Monday, February 2, 2015.  Please follow the directions for the methods of payment listed below (or visit Student Accounting Services for more information).

 

Personal Check, Traveler's Check, Money Order

Please make the check or money order payable to Boston University in US dollars.  Write your name and BU ID number on the front of the check or money order.  You may drop off the payment at Student Accounting Services, 881 Commonwealth Avenue, Lower Level, Boston, MA 02215, or mail the payment to the same address.

Cash

Please go to Student Accounting Services, 881 Commonwealth Avenue, Lower Level, Boston, MA 02215.

Credit Cards

The University does not accept credit card payments for full-time students.  Part-time students who are registered for less than 12 credits and who are not certified full-time may pay with a credit card. Please contact Student Accounting Services to make a payment.

Wire Transfers

Boston University now offers two new options for international payments of a student account balance; peerTransfer and Western Union Business Solutions. For more information on how to pay via wire transfer, please visit Student Accounting Services for more information.

Outside Agency Awards (aid from non-University sources)

If you have an award from a source other than Boston University, you will need to bring documentation of your outside award to Student Accounting Services, 881 Commonwealth Avenue, Lower Level, Boston, MA 02215, to settle/pay your account.

Part-Time Deferred Payment Plan

Part-time students who register for less than 12 credits and who are not certified as full-time may request to defer payment of up to 75% of the tuition charge.  Enrollment is available on-line at the Student Link and must be completed by the semester payment deadline.  Click on “Money Matters”, then “Student Account Inquiry”, and select the “Deferred Payment” option.

University Financial Aid (BU Grants and Scholarships)

Scholarship aid should appear as a credit on your student account.  Please pay any remaining balance as instructed above.  If your university aid is missing, please contact the Graduate School Financial Aid Office.  Note: Students receiving aid which inclues an award for BU basic medical insurance may not see a credit until approximately the 3rd or 4th week of classes.  Please visit Student Accounting Services for more information.

Federal Loans

If your loan has been approved by the University, the semester loan amount should appear as a pending item on your student account.  Pay any remaining balance as instructed above.  If your loan does not appear on your invoice, please contact the Graduate School Financial Aid Office.

Credit-based Loans (Graduate PLUS, MEFA, etc)

If funds have been approved and disbursed to the University, then a pending credit should appear on your student account.  If the funds have not been approved or disbursed, then the credit may not appear. In this instance, please contact the Graduate School Financial Aid Office.


Graduate Financial Aid

Various forms of financial aid are available to support your studies at the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

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