We are now accepting Spring 2018 Program Applications!

Apply Today!

Click the CELOP application button to apply.

 

 

Ready to apply to CELOP? Make sure you meet the admissions requirements of the program you want to attend.
The following requirements are for our Advance, Boost, and Enrich programs:

  • Be at least 17 years old at the start of their program.*
  • Be in their final year of high school or have completed high school.
  • Be able to speak, understand, write, and read simple English sentences.
  • Have available funds to pay all program fees.

Note that our Professional and Advantage programs have additional admissions requirements. Please refer to the program page for specific requirements:

*If you are under 18 years old at the start of any CELOP program, you must submit a signed and dated Boston University Parental Acknowledgement, Consent and Release from Liability form.

 

You are a new student if you have never applied or attended a CELOP program.


Step 1. Click the “CELOP Application” button above


Step 2. Click “Create Account”

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  • If you already have a BU ID number, do NOT create a new BU Web Account.
  • Answer all the questions on the “Create Boston University Web Account” form.
  • You must use your preferred, personal email.

  • After you create a BU Web Account, you will receive an email to verify your web account and instructions on how to continue your application.
  • Follow the instructions in the email to complete your application.
  • The email address you use will be your BU Web account name. You will use it to authenticate BU Web applications and CELOP will use this email to communicate with you.

Step 3. Click “Login to Application Homepage”

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Step 4. Select a Semester and “Start a New Application”

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  • Select the semester you are applying for.
  • If you do not see your desired semester, do NOT start an application for a different semester.
  • Click the “Click Here to Start a New Application” button.

Step 5. Complete the Application and Upload Documents

  • Personal Profile: complete this section by answering all questions.
  • Program Information: choose the program you want to apply for.
  • Upload Documents: upload all required documents specific to your program. All students must submit:
    • A scanned image of your passport.
    • A scanned image of your financial documents.
  • Requirements for financial documents:
    • Must be written in English.
    • Must be dated within 9 months of the start date of the program you are applying for.
    • Must show liquid (cash) funds in a checking or savings account.
    • Must show funds that match or exceed the Total Estimated Expenses of the program you are applying for.
    • Must be signed by a bank official.
  • If the student is sponsored by a government, employer or other institution, the student must provide a valid financial guarantee letter.
  • If the student is coming to the U.S. with dependents (spouse and/or children), please email us at celop@bu.edu for specific costs of dependents.

Step 6. Pay the application fee & Submit your Application

  • We can only process your application AFTER you pay the application fee and submit your application.
  • Please have a credit card ready to pay the application fee. The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • After you submit your application, CELOP Admissions staff will begin processing your application.

You are a transfer student if you are already in the U.S. attending another institution.

Step 1. Click the “CELOP Application” button above

Step 2. Create a BU Web Account

  • If you already have a BU ID, do NOT create a new account.

Application LOGIN Page

  • After you create an account, you will receive an email to verify your web account and how to continue your application.
  • Follow the instructions in that email.

Step 3. LOGIN to Application Homepage

Step 4. Start a New Application

  • Select the semester you are applying for.
  • If you do not see your desired semester, DO NOT start an application for a different semester.

Step 5. Supporting Documents

  • Passport – upload a scanned image of your passport.
  • Financial documents – upload a scanned image of your financial documents.
    • If financial documents are NOT in the student’s name, the student must also submit an Affidavit of Support form.
    • If the student is sponsored by a government, employer or other institution, the student must provide a valid financial guarantee letter.
  • Visa – upload a scanned image of your visa.
  • I-94 – upload a scanned image of your I-94.
  • I-20 (all 3 pages) from previous schools you must submit copies of ALL previous I-20’s issued to you.

Step 6. Pay the application fee & submit your application

  • Please have a credit card ready to pay the application fee.
  • This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Step 7. After your application is complete and reviewed, you will receive a Transfer-In Form by email

  • You must complete Part 1 of the Transfer-In Form.
  • The DSO at your previous school will complete Part 2 of the Transfer-In Form.

*You are a continuing student if you are currently attending a CELOP program.*

Step 1. Click the “CELOP Application” button above

Step 2. Click on CREATE APPLICATION

  • Do NOT create a new account.
  • Use your BU Login name and Kerberos password.

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Step 3. Start a New Application for the next semester

  • Select the next semester.
  • Then, click on “Click Here to Start A New Application”.

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Step 4. Supporting Documents

To complete your application, you will need the following documents:

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • I-94
  • I-20 – all 3 pages of your current I-20 only

For I-20 extensions:

  • Financial documents only if you need to extend your I-20.
  • If financial documents are NOT in the student’s name, the student must also submit an Affidavit of Support form.
  • If the student is sponsored by a government, employer or other institution, the student must provide a valid financial guarantee letter.

Step 5. Pick up a “Continuing Application Checklist” in Office 248

Step 6. Complete the “Continuing Application Checklist”. Bring the form and all supporting documents to Office 248

*Note to Hotmail users: We recommend that you do NOT use a Hotmail account for your communications with CELOP.