Comprehensive University Calendar Spring 2017

Important dates, deadlines, and events during the BU spring 2017 semester

  • Friday, January 13 – Tuesday, January 17– Winter Orientation Student Schedule
  • Friday, January 13 – Saturday, January 14 – Winter Orientation Parent Schedule
  • Friday, January 13 – Move-in for students attending Winter Orientation
  • Saturday, January 14 – Family Pit Stop – Gathering for BU parents/guardians (grandparents, aunts and uncles welcome) during Move-in Weekend
  • Sunday, January 15 – Move-in for students who attended Summer Orientation
  • Monday, January 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
  • Thursday, January 19 – Classes begin
  • Wednesday, January 25 – Registration Deadline for Continuing, New, & Transfer Students
  • Wednesday, February 1 – Last Day to Add Standard Courses
  • Wednesday, February 1 – Registration Deadline for Standard Courses for MET Students

 

  • Deadlines to Withdraw from BU:
  • Wednesday, January 18 – 100% Tuition and fees
  • Thursday, Jan. 19 – Wednesday, Feb. 1 – 80% Tuition only
  • Thursday, Feb. 2 – Wednesday, Feb. 8 – 60% Tuition only
  • Thursday, Feb. 9 – Wednesday, Feb. 15 – 40% Tuition only
  • Thursday, Feb. 16 –Thursday, Feb. 23 – 20% Tuition only
  • Thursday, February 24 – 0% Tuition

 

  • Monday, February 20 – Presidents’ Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
  • Tuesday, February 21 – Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes

 

  • Deadlines to Drop Standard Courses:
  • Thursday, February 23 – Drop Standard Courses (without a “W” grade)
  • Friday, March 31 – Last Day to Drop Standard Courses (with a “W” grade)
  • Wednesday, April 12 – Deadline to Officially Take a Leave of Absence/Withdraw

 

  • Saturday, March 4 – Sunday, March 12 – Spring Recess
  • Monday, March 13 – Classes Resume
  • Monday, April 17 – Patriots’ Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
  • Wednesday, April 19 – Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes
  • Wednesday, May 3 – Last Day of Classes
  • Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7 – Study Period
  • Monday, May 8 – Final Exams Begin
  • Friday, May 12 – Final Exams End
  • Friday, May 12 – Residence dining ends at dinner (except for degree candidates)
  • Saturday, May 12, noon – Residence close (except for degree candidates)
  • Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21 – Commencement Weekend 
  • Sunday, May 21 – All-University Commencement 
  • Monday, May 22, 10 am – Residences close (degree candidates only)