CGS January Boston-London Program

Awesome!—I was admitted… Now what?

January may seem far away, but there’s still a lot to do after being admitted. Below are important next steps for you to take before then.

April 2018

RSVP and attend the April 7 or 13 Open Houses on campus (sign up using the Applicant Link)
RSVP and attend an off-campus Class of 2022 reception in your area (sign up using the Applicant Link)
Join the BU Class of 2022 Facebook Group and the CGS Facebook group
Share that you’re in! #BU2022
Follow Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore (@DeanElmore) and the College of General Studies (@BUCGS) on Twitter
Discover more about the BU Hub, our innovative, University-wide general education program that prepares you to create the future
Visit the Admitted Students website for more information on living and studying in Boston

May 2018

Submit your enrollment deposit by May 1, 2018
Accept your Financial Assistance Award (if applicable)
Create your BU email account (watch for an email with instructions)
Submit your BU Alert contact information on the Student Link
Discuss your admission with a CGS academic advisor (don’t worry, they will contact you)

Summer 2018

Attend a University Orientation Session in June
Stay in contact with your CGS academic advisor to discuss your fall plans (taking courses, traveling, working, etc.)
Submit your Immunization & Physical and Health History forms (Student Health Services will send you more information via email)
Ask your school to send a final transcript showing proof of your graduation
Submit your International Baccalaureate scores (if applicable)
Submit your Advanced Placement scores (if applicable)
International students: schedule a visa appointment at a US embassy

Fall 2018

Register for classes with the help of your CGS academic advisor
Submit your New Student Housing Application (watch for an email with instructions)

January 2019

Complete the AlcoholEdu for College® online course (watch for an email with instructions)
Connect with your classmates and faculty at winter welcome events
Move into your dorm room
Start classes on January 22, 2019
Take the T to explore the city of Boston