Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Chances are we can help you find the answer. Take a look at these frequently asked questions from fellow BU parents.

FYSOP & Matriculation

What is FYSOP?

What is Matriculation?


How does move-in work? Are there places to park and unload the car?

Can I ship things to my son or daughter’s residence hall?

Where can we pick up rack-raisers and the micro-fridge we rented?

We’re from out-of-state, is there somewhere near campus to buy dorm materials once we’re in Boston?


Does BU offer storage for students’ belongings during the summer?

Parent Orientation

Is there a parent component to Summer Orientation? Is it mandatory?

Are housing accommodations offered to parents during Orientation?

Parents Weekend

When is Parents Weekend?

Where can I view a schedule of Parents Weekend events?

How can I register for Parents Weekend?

Is housing offered for parents during Parents Weekend?

Where can I find a list of area hotels?

Tuition & Billing

Where can I find tuition and billing information?

How can I add Convenience Points? 


Who should my student contact if he/she is sick?

Can I see my son/daughter’s grades?