COVID-19 Information for Our Students

Message from the GRS Office

The health, safety, and security of our graduate students are paramount. The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences is working to ensure that you have the support and information you need at this challenging time. Below please find important information regarding the impact of COVID-19 for our graduate students, including a guide to university policy and a list of resources.

As public health guidance continues to evolve rapidly, our office will continue to provide the latest information and support services here as quickly as possible. For the most comprehensive coverage please visit the BU COVID-19 site. As always, please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. Please reach out to or by phone at 617-353-2696 for assistance, or contact individual staff by email or their direct phone extensions.

Our recovery planning is focused on the fall semester, and the resumption of our on-campus, in-person programs in late August. We are planning accordingly and will incorporate the best public health practices into those plans so that members of the BU community will feel comfortable and safe on campus upon their return for the fall semester. If for some reason public health authorities do not allow universities to re-open their residential campuses at that time, our planning will explore other alternatives, including the possibility of restarting later in the year.

CAS COVID-19 Announcements


The Graduate School, Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Records, Student Services

705 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 112
(617) 353-2696

Records Office inquiries
Graduate Services inquires

Malika Jeffries-EL, Associate Dean of the Graduate School