Just admitted to BU?

View and acknowledge your financial aid award offer via your BU Web Account. Return to your BU Web Account to check on updates as they are posted to your financial aid record. Share all financial aid information with any family member helping you with college expenses.

View each school/college open house program agenda and other information to learn more about your on-campus event. Individual appointments with financial assistance counselors are available at each school/college open house program. Check here for the times and locations of financial assistance appointments by school/college.

All new students are also invited to attend the “Invest in Yourself – Paying for BU & BU Career Outcomes” presentation. Check here for the times and locations of financial assistance presentations by date.

Admitted Freshmen – financial assistance information, including a list of FAQ’s is available in our Admitted Freshmen Financial Aid Open House Newsletter.

Admitted Transfer Students – financial assistance information, including a list of FAQ’s is available in our Admitted Transfer Student Financial Aid Open House Newsletter.

Unable to attend an on-campus open house event? BU has off-campus admitted student receptions scheduled in locations all around the world. Learn more about the incredible opportunities available to you at Boston University at a reception near to you.

Admitted students attending an Off-Campus Reception – financial assistance information, including a list of FAQ’s is available in our Off-Campus Reception Financial Aid Newsletter.

What can you do if your family financial situation changes or if you have special circumstances that do not seem to be addressed in the financial aid application process?
Get complete instruction on how to appeal for reconsideration of your financial aid decision. Learn what information and documents to include with your appeal letter, and check out our list of frequently asked questions.

Also, learn more about how to develop a multi-year plan for managing your college expenses.

Conducted by managers from BU Financial Assistance and the Center for Career Development, you’ll learn about:

Go to Your Aid & Your Bill for information on getting your tentative financial aid award finalized and posted to your BU student account, getting Federal Stafford and PLUS loans posted to your account, signing up for the monthly payment plan, paying for BU with a private (non-BU) scholarship, requesting a refund, and the billing and payment process.

BU offers a wide range of student employment opportunities. Jobs are available for students with or without Federal Work-Study. If you were not offered Federal Work-Study, use the Student Job Service at the BU Student Employment Office to secure a non-FWS part-time job.

Students who learn to be smarter with their money borrow less while they’re in college, and have less to repay after graduation. The Smart Money 101 website provides online money management tools, helpful information and links to lots of other resources. Workshops offered throughout the year highlight topics such as: student loan repayment, credit scores and reports, understanding your first post-graduation paycheck.

If you are on-campus during regular business hours when your Open House event is not scheduled, visit us at 881 Commonwealth Avenue. Financial aid counselors are available to meet with you and guide you to the information, resources and money management tools you will need to make BU as affordable as possible.
Contact us by phone or email.