International Student Information

Visiting international students are welcome to take courses at Boston University Summer Term. Whether you choose to study full-time during summer or just want to take one course while visiting the U.S., we are here to help you understand and navigate the rules and regulations for studying at BU this summer. Please note: Taking Summer Term courses does not constitute admission to a degree program at Boston University.

Registration Dates for International Students Applying to Summer Term 2018

Summer 1

January 15 - April 20 (for students requesting a Boston University I-20)
January 15 - May 22 (for all other students)

Summer 2

January 15 - June 1 (for students requesting a Boston University I-20)
January 15 - July 2 (for all other students)

Start and End Dates for Standard Summer Term 2018 Courses

Summer 1

May 22 - June 29

Summer 2

July 2 - August 10

Summer college for international high school students at Boston University.If you are interested in studying at Boston University this summer, please read carefully the information posted on each linked page below. These pages list the documentation you need to submit in order to be registered for summer courses.

Visa Information

How to Register

English Proficiency Requirements

Health Records & Insurance

Arriving on Campus

If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact us - we're happy to help you.