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BU Online Distance Education programs


Register For An Online Course

Prospective Students

If you haven’t yet applied for the Boston University Online course or program you’re interested in, then it’s not quite time to register. Please complete the appropriate application form on the Apply page.

Current Students

If you have applied—and been notified of your acceptance—please follow the instructions below:

All students:

Visit the Boston University Online Course Schedule to view current and upcoming courses. For registration deadlines and additional calendar information, please see Important Dates.

Students enrolled in an online degree or certificate program:

If you are a degree- or certificate-seeking student at Boston University Online, you can register using the online Student Link. You’ll need your Kerberos password, so be sure you have it ready.

Students taking an individual summer course
without enrolling in an online degree or certificate program:

Please contact Summer Term at or visit the Boston University Summer Term website.


We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions.