How to Register

Boston University is conducting all courses remotely for the duration of Summer Term 2020. No in-person meetings will be held.

We are committed to providing a vibrant and robust remote learning experience, and we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the resources and guidelines we are providing for all students this summer.

Resources for Remote Learning


Enrollment for visiting international students is open!

We look forward to having you study with us this summer. Our knowledgeable program managers are here to help you through the registration process. Please note taking Summer Term courses does not constitute admission to a degree program at BU. 

Start and end dates for standard Summer Term 2020 courses

  • Session 1: May 20July 1
  • Session 2: July 6August 14

Registration deadlines for Summer 2020

Session 1 Session 2
For students requesting a Boston University I-20* April 22 June 8
For all other students May 20 July 6

*In light of the move to remote instruction for Summer 2020, this summer the University is unable to issue I-20 immigration documents to students who are currently located outside the US.


Please review the following information to determine what documentation you need to submit to be registered for Summer Term courses at Boston University.

After completing the International Student Online Enrollment Form, please submit your supporting documentation to

Phone: 617-353-0556




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