Welcome, CFA Class of 2028!

Welcome to the Boston University College of Fine Arts! We look forward to having you join us!

CFA Open House

Join us for CFA Open House on Friday, April 12, 2024!

A full day of programming is planned for our accepted students. Take a look at our agenda, below, and register for Open House here!

Pre-arrival Checklist

Enrolled as a first-year undergrad? Be sure to prepare for the start of the academic year by getting familiar with the following resources.


Boston University expects all new students to attend an Orientation, in its entirety, prior to their first class. CFA is holding multiple sessions this summer:

Orientation Registration Information

Take a Virtual Tour of CFA

From wind ensemble rehearsal to kinetic sculptures to the light & sound lab at Booth Theatre, there is always something amazing happening within the walls of CFA. Take a peek behind-the-scenes of some of our favorite spaces and check out a typical day at the College of Fine Arts!

Explore campus online by using our interactive Virtual Tour.

Fall 2024 Registration

All entering CFA undergraduate students will enroll in CFA FA 100 (2.0 credits), Doing, Making & Knowing: The CFA Experience. This course meets on Thursdays, 9-10:45am, and is required for all CFA first years.

Don’t worry – any concerns or issues will be sorted out this summer with your professional School Advisor.


Please feel free to contact Brendan Hoey, Director of Undergraduate Student Services. The CFA Student Services team, along with your School academic advisors, will connect with you soon and all of your lingering questions will be answered!

Feel free to contact Brendan (brendan2@bu.edu) by email, or phone at 617-353-3350.