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 following payment deadlines.

    Fall 2016

    Classroom

    Monday, September 19, 2016

    Online

    Fall Session I: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Fall Session II: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

    Spring 2017

    Classroom

    Thursday, February 1, 2017

    Online

    Fall Session I: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Fall Session II: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    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.