Fall Semester Late Fee Schedule

Most Students

If you are a new undergraduate student, or a continuing student, and not enrolled in Metropolitan College, your payment deadline is August 4, 2016, for the Fall 2016 semester. Payments must be received by close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on the day of the deadline.

Students assigned to on-campus University housing must make payment and settle their student accounts before they will be allowed to pick up their residence keys, move into their assigned residence, or be allowed access into on-campus residences.

Payment Received Fall Semester Late Fee Fall Semester Late Fee
On or Before the Payment Deadline Full-time Students Part-time Students
August 4, 2016 No late fee No late fee
August 5 – September 6, 2016 $150 $75
September 7 – September 30, 2016 $300 $150
October 1 – October 31, 2016 $400 $200
November 1 – November 30, 2016 $500 $250
December 1, 2016 or later $600 $300

New Graduate Students and Metropolitan College Students

If this is your first semester as a graduate student at Boston University or if you are a Metropolitan College (MET) student, your payment deadline is September 20, 2016, for the Fall 2016 semester. Payments must be received by close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on the day of the deadline.

Please note: Late payment fees do not begin to accrue for new graduate students or MET students until September 21, 2016. However, students assigned to on-campus University housing must make payment and settle their student accounts before they will be allowed to pick up their residence keys, move into their assigned residence, or be allowed access into on-campus residences.

Payment Received Fall Semester Late Fee Fall Semester Late Fee
On or Before the Payment Deadline Full-time Students Part-time Students
September 20, 2016 No late fee No late fee
September 21 – September 30, 2016 $300 $150
October 1 – October 31, 2016 $400 $200
November 1 – November 30, 2016 $500 $250
December 1, 2016 or later $600 $300

Distance Education Students

If you are a Distance Education student, your payment deadlines are as follows. Payments must be received by close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on the day of the deadline.

Session Deadline
Fall 1, 2016 September 13, 2016
Fall 2, 2016 November 8, 2016