Adding a Course
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. No signature is required for classes with open seats, unless it is noted on the Student Link that permission is required. Submit your signed Add/Drop Form to:
Office of the University Registrar
881 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02215
Dropping a Course
To drop a course or courses, you must complete the Add/Drop Form. Upon receipt of this form, the Office of the University Registrar will adjust your account according to the Refund Policy Dates.
|Fall 2016 Drop/Withdrawal Refund Policy Dates|
|On or before September 5||100% of tuition and fees|
|September 6 – September 19, 2016||100% of tuition only|
|September 20 – October 3, 2016||50% of tuition only|
|As of October 4, 2016||No refund|
|Spring 2017 Drop/Withdrawal Refund Policy Dates|
|On or Before January 18, 2017||100% of tuition and fees|
|January 19 – February 1||100% of tuition only|
|February 2 – 16||50% of tuition only|
|As of February 16||No refund|
Metropolitan College online students: Please review your home state's refund policies on the Boston University Distance Education website.
Withdrawing from All Courses
To drop your total course load, you must complete the Withdrawal/Leave of Absence Form and submit it to:
755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 103
Boston, MA 02215
Upon receipt of your official Withdrawal/Leave of Absence Form, the Office of the University Registrar will adjust your account according to their published refund schedule. View the schedule and find additional information at the Office of the University Registrar website.