Academic Information


Add/Drop Deadlines

Students will have an opportunity to make changes to their schedules according to the dates listed below.

Fall 2013 Add/Drop

Students may make changes for both fall 2013 and spring 2014 during this period.

Class Year Start Date End Date
3Ls only July 9 July 23
2Ls only July 24 August 7
All JD Students August 8 September 16

* Clinical Programs have their own add/drop periods and registration requirements. Students should check with the office of the relevant clinical program for specific add/drop and registration procedures.

Spring 2014 Add/Drop

Students may make changes to their spring 2014 schedule during this period.

Class Year Start Date End Date
3Ls only October 15 October 29
2Ls only October 30 November 13
All JD Students November 14 January 27


Please note: Adjustments to your schedule may result in a change to your financial aid, academic status, or visa status.

Web Add/Drop Instructions

During the add/drop period continuing law students will have access to the Student Link for course selection (WebReg). This system provides students with a convenient way to access and change course information by simply logging on to the Student Link with your BU Login Name. Please note that you may not add a closed course through WebReg.


During the Add/Drop period, when you open the Student Link page, "Registration" will be an option. Also, you can click on "Academics" and find the Registration option among other student services. Note: Exam Schedule, GPA Summary, External Credits and Test Scores and Transcipt Preview are NOT options for Law Students.

  • Click on "Registration".
  • You will be asked for your BU Login Name and password.
  • Your current schedule will appear.
  • Scroll down and click on "Reg Options" which will appear under "Spring 2014 . "
  • You will have a few options to choose from, including "Register for Class" and "Drop Class."
  • When you click on a semester to add classes, you will be brought to a search page. You can search by school (and receive a complete listing of what is offered for the Law school) or by course # (if you know the specific class you want).