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, or 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 524. 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 following payment deadlines.

    Spring 2019


    Monday, February 4, 2019


    Spring Session I: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
    Spring Session II: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    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.