Forms for students at Boston University School of Public Health
Forms may be scanned and emailed to Chris Paal or Andrea Tingue in the SPH Registrar’s Office.

    Add-Drop Form

    Who Uses

    Students adding a class after the semester starts

    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 Proposal Form

    Who Uses

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

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office with an add/drop form after obtaining faculty signature

    Deadline

    Feb. 20 for 2 credit study (or less) for spring

  • January 25, 2015 Graduation Application

    Who Uses

    Degree students who will complete all their degree requirements by the end of Fall 2014

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office

    Deadline

    October 31, 2014. Late forms accepted.

  • Leave of Absence or Withdrawal 2014-2015

    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

  • Classes Pre-Approved for Transfer Credits to MPH

    Who Uses

    Degree students who wish to apply credit for pre-approved graduate courses at other BU schools or Consortium schools

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office

    Deadline

    Before class starts

  • Transfer Credit and Course Waivers 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

  • Spring 2015 Wait List Form

    Who Uses

    Degree students at BU unable to register for an SPH class for the spring. Do not use the spring wait list form after January 9, 2015.

    Return to

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

    Deadline

    From first day of registration to first day of semester. Please note the form will no longer be used as of 5:00 pm on 1/9/15.

  • Leave of Absence or Withdrawal 2014-2015

    Who Uses

    Degree students withdrawing from BU

    Return to

    SPH Registrar’s Office

    Deadline

    No later than payment due date for semester withdrawing; allowed after but may be financial repercussions

  • 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