Current or Returning Students: A Step-by-Step Guide to Registration

  1. Choose your courses

    The Boston University Course Schedule lists the courses that are available for the current or upcoming semester. You can also request a printed Metropolitan Schedule for the current semester by calling 617-353-3000.

    Please note that some courses require Stamped Approval. To obtain Stamped Approval, please contact the Metropolitan College Administrative Office at 617-353-3000 for instructions.

  2. Register for your courses

    Register Online

    For current or returning students, registering online is easy using the Student Link. To access the Student Link, you need a BU email address and Kerberos password.

    Register using a Paper Form

    Download the course registration form or pick one up at 755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 102. You can also request the form by calling 617-353-6000.

    Mail, fax, or deliver completed registration forms to:

    Boston University Office of the University Registrar
    881 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor
    Boston, MA 02215

    Phone: 617-353-3612
    Fax: 617-358-1689

    Note: If you wish to register for a course that is already full, you must obtain the instructor’s permission and signature on the Add/Drop Form.

  3. Confirm your schedule

    All registered students should obtain confirmation of their schedule online using the Student Link.

    Note: Returning students will not receive confirmation of registration in the mail.

  4. Settle your account

    Students are responsible for remitting payment by the semester payment deadline:


    Tuesday, September 1, 2015


    Fall Session I: Tuesday, September 8, 2015
    Fall Session II: Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    Students who make a payment after the deadline may incur a late fee and also may be subject to a comptroller hold. Students can view their account and make payments on the Student Link. For any questions regarding account settlement, visit Student Accounting Services.