International Student Information

Registration - International StudentsVisiting international students are welcome to take courses at Boston University Summer Term. Whether you want 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 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.

Applications for International Students applying to Summer Term 2014 will be available on January 15, 2014. Sign up to receive an email reminder.

Registration Dates for International Students Applying to Summer Term 2014

Summer 1

January 15 – April 29 (for students requesting a Boston University I-20)
January 15 – May 20 (for all other students)

Summer 2

January 15 – June 9 (for students requesting a Boston University I-20)
January 15 – June 30 (for all other students)

Start and End Dates for Standard Summer Term 2014 Courses

Summer 1

May 20 – June 27

Summer 2

June 30 – August 8

If you are an international student, in order to register for Boston University Summer Term you must complete several forms depending on your current immigration status. Some forms are online, and some need to be mailed, emailed, or faxed to the Summer Term office.

If you are interested in studying at Boston University this summer, please carefully read the information posted on each linked page below. These pages list the documentation you need to submit, as well as how to register for summer courses.

Visa Information

How to Register


Health Records and Insurance

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