Boston University Online Education – Important Dates

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Select a semester below and indicate the location of your primary residence to see a schedule of important dates applicable to you, including: first and last days of classes; registration deadline; last day for 100% tuition refund; and last day for withdrawal.

Online Session Dates

For online students enrolling at Boston University, there is a fall semester (September through December, comprising both Fall 1 and Fall 2 online sessions), a spring semester (January through May, comprising both Spring 1 and Spring 2 online sessions), and two summer sessions. “Summer Term” dates are different from summer online sessions. Please check the Summer Term website or contact a Faculty & Student Support Administrator for more information if you are unsure of the start and end dates of your summer courses.

Fall 1 2018

September 4 – October 22, 2018

Fall 2 2018

October 30 – December 17, 2018

Spring 1 2019

January 22 – March 11, 2019

Spring 2 2019

March 19 – May 6, 2019

Summer 1 2019

May 14 – July 1, 2019

Summer 2 2019

July 9 – August 26, 2019

Fall 1 2019

September 3 – October 21, 2019

Fall 2 2019

October 29 – December 16, 2019