Spring 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 December 17, 2019, for the Spring 2020 Semester. Payments must be received by close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on the day of the deadline.

Payment Received Spring Semester Late Fee Spring Semester Late Fee
On or Before the Payment Deadline Full-time Students Part-time Students
December 17, 2019 No late fee No late fee
December 18, 2019 – January 21, 2020 $150 $75
January 22 – January 31, 2020 $300 $150
February 1 – February 29, 2020 $400 $200
March 1 – March 31, 2020 $500 $250
April 1, 2020 or later $600 $300

New Graduate Students and Metropolitan College Students – On Campus

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 February 3, 2020, for the Spring 2020 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 February 5, 2019. 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 Spring Semester Late Fee Spring Semester Late Fee
On or Before the Payment Deadline Full-time Students Part-time Students
February 3, 2020 No late fee No late fee
February 4- February 29, 2020 $400 $200
March 1 – March 31, 2020 $500 $250
April 1, 2020 or later $600 $300

Distance Education (Online) Students

If you are enrolled in online courses, your payment deadlines are listed. Payments must be received by close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on the day of the deadline.  Late fees are charged separately for each session, according to the schedule below.

Session Payment Deadline
Spring 1, 2020 January 28, 2020
Spring 2, 2020 March 24, 2020

Late fee schedule:

Session Payment received Late fee amount
Spring 1, 2020 January 29 through March 8 $75
Spring 1, 2020 March 9 or later $150
Spring 2, 2020 March 25 through May 3 $75
Spring 2, 2020 May 4 or later $150