Transition Resources

Welcome to Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

In June 2018, Wheelock College merged with Boston University’s School of Education to form the Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, an academic unit within Boston University. Our new college unites the resources and capabilities of a major research university with established expertise in early childhood and K–12 education, renewing and expanding our commitment to education at BU. Together, we’ll explore how people grow, learn, and interact, and we’ll generate new scholarship, new clinical practices, and new ways to engage the community.

We’ve gathered some helpful online resources here to ease your transition, whether you’re a student or vendor, parent or employee. For more specific detail about how the merger came about and how we’re making it happen, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page of the BU & Wheelock Merger website.

Students

Undergraduate Students

Visit the Admitted Students site for information about academic advising, planning your first semester, and transitional mentors. A variety of academic pathways are available to undergraduates transitioning to BU. Students may also find their academic paths mapping to majors at the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Communication, College of Fine Arts, or the College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Registration for University Orientation is now open on the Division of Student Affairs Orientation website. Former Wheelock College students may wish to attend Session 5 (July 11–13) or Session 6 (August 29–31), which are aimed at transfer students.

Graduate Students

Visit the Admitted Graduate Students page for information about financial assistance, international students, and housingA variety of academic pathways are available to graduate students transitioning to BU. Students may also find their academic paths mapping to programs at the School of Social Work or the Questrom School of Business.

Wheelock Student Loans and Accounts

Members of the Wheelock community with student loan questions should visit the Boston University Student Loan Accounting website. Students and families with questions about Wheelock student account balances should email Boston University’s Student Accounting Services at studenta@bu.edu.

STEM in the City Summer Program

STEM in the City will officially become one of Boston University’s summer programs. The 2018 program will be directed by Clinical Professor Ellen Faszewski and her staff and will be housed at the BU Fenway Campus, located at 200 Riverway, Boston, Massachusetts.

Parents

Stay engaged and informed through the BU Parents Program.

Employees

Find the BU Directory, faculty handbook, and other important links on the Wheelock Faculty & Staff page.

Alumni

All alumni who graduated from Wheelock College prior to June 1, 2018, will still hold degrees from Wheelock College, not Boston University. Wheelock is an accredited institution and will be until June 1, 2018. Alumni who graduated with a diploma from Wheelock should reference that they attended/graduated from Wheelock. After June 1, 2018, you will be able to obtain a transcript through the registrar at Boston University. All current alumni of Wheelock will be supported and treated as alumni of Boston University and Wheelock at BU. Access your alumni benefits, update your contact information, and check out upcoming alumni events on the BU Alumni Association website. After June 1, 2018, Wheelock alumni will be invited to participate in BU Alumni Weekend.

Estate Plans and Gifts

Wheelock’s development team will soon reach out to Heritage Society members to confirm their planned gifts, answer any questions, and provide contact information for the BU planned giving team. Beginning June 1, 2018, you will be able to designate your gift to Boston University to Wheelock. In both cases, your gifts will support the students and programs of Wheelock as designated by the donor.

Wheelock Vendors

Questions about open invoices should be directed to Boston University’s Accounts Payable group at payment@bu.edu.

 

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Please email merger@bu.edu.