SPH Forms

Forms for students at Boston University School of Public Health
Forms may be scanned and emailed to the SPH Registrar’s Office.

  • Add Drop Form

    Who Uses

    Students adding a class after the semester starts, with instructor approval

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office (obtain instructor signature if class has met)

    Deadline

    Before second class meeting date

  • Concentration Change Form

    Who Uses

    MPH students who wish to change concentrations or add a second concentration

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office with supporting documents after obtaining required approvals

    Deadline

    None except graduation, though recommend before next registration period

  • Certificate Change Form

    Who Uses

    MPH students who wish to change certificate or add a second certificate

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office with supporting documents after obtaining required approvals

    Deadline

    None except graduation, though recommend before next registration period

  • Directed Study or Research Proposal and Registration Form

    Who Uses

    Students who will register for a directed study or directed research project

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office with faculty signature

    Deadline

    May add a 1 or 2 credit directed study up to the 7th week of the semester

  • 2017-2018 Graduation Application

    Who Uses

    Degree students who will complete all their degree requirements by the end of the current semester

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office

    Deadline

    July 1, 2017 for September graduation. September 10, 2017 for January graduation.

  • Leave of Absence-Withdrawal Form

    Who Uses

    Degree students seeking leave of absence or withdrawal

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office (some students will need additional signatures)

    Deadline

    Before start of semester

  • Pre-Approved Transfer Credit Form

    Who Uses

    Degree students who wish to apply credit for pre-approved graduate courses at other BU schools or Consortium schools. Students must earn a B or better in class.

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office

    Deadline

    Before class starts

  • Transfer Credit Form

    Who Uses

    Degree students who wish to apply credit for graduate courses outside of BU

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office with supporting documents

    Deadline

    None, though allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing

  • Verification Request Form

    Who Uses

    Students who need verification of enrollment or graduation (standard verification or filling out a form).

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office

    Deadline

    None

  • Wait List Form Fall 2017

    Who Uses

    Degree students at BU unable to register for an SPH class for Fall 2017.

    Return to

    Online form, hitting submit returns information to SPH Registrar’s Office.

    Deadline

    From first day of registration to Friday before the semester starts.

  • HPM only – Application for Designation of Sub-concentration

    Who Uses

    HPM Sub-concentration Students

    Return to

    Health Policy & Management advisor

    Deadline

    Rolling acceptance

The following forms are not online forms:

  • Name Change Forms – available at BU Registrar’s Office at 881 Commonwealth Avenue and at SPH Registrar’s Office. Must bring legal proof of name change when completing form.
  • Grade change form – available only to faculty, must be picked up from Registrar’s Office
  • Incomplete grade form – available only to faculty
  • BUSM I Advanced Standing Registration form – available from BUSM Registrar