SPH Forms

Forms for students at Boston University School of Public Health
Forms may be scanned and emailed to Chris Paal or Amelia Williams in 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

  • 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

  • May 2016 Graduation Application

    Who Uses

    Degree students who will complete all their degree requirements by the end of spring 2016

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office

    Deadline

    February 15, 2016. Late forms accepted.

  • Leave of Absence or Withdrawal 2015-2016

    Who Uses

    Degree students seeking leave of absence

    Return to

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

    Deadline

    Before start of semester

  • Transfer credit for pre-approved classes 2015-2016

    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 Policy and 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

  • Wait List Form Spring 2016

    Who Uses

    Degree students at BU unable to register for an SPH class for the spring as of November 1. Do not use the wait list form after Friday, January 15, 2016.

    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. Please note the form will no longer be used as of 5:00 pm on 1/15/16. Students should use an add/drop form instead

  • 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