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 Summer Term (May through August, comprising Summer 1 and Summer 2 online sessions).

Fall 1 2016

September 6–October 24, 2016

Fall 2 2016

November 1–December 19, 2016

Spring 1 2017

January 17–March 6, 2017

Spring 2 2017

March 14–May 1, 2017