There are two ways to register for courses:

To register using a paper form, please follow the instructions below.

IMPORTANT All on-campus students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before coming to campus in the fall and upload information about their status within 5 days of completing course registration. Please visit our Back2BU page for vaccine documentation upload instructions. We welcome you to view the June 21, 2021 letter from the Dean of Students Office which includes frequently asked questions.

1. Choose your courses

The Boston University Course Schedule lists the courses that are available for the current or upcoming semester. You can also request a printed Metropolitan College schedule for the current semester by calling 617-353-6000.

Please note that some courses require stamped approval. To obtain stamped approval, contact Metropolitan College at 617-353-3000 for instructions.

2. Fill out your registration form

Download the registration form or pick one up at 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 524. You can also request the form by calling 617-353-6000.

Note: If you wish to register for a course that is already full, you must obtain the instructor’s permission and signature on the Add/Drop Form.

3. Submit your registration form

Mail, fax, or deliver completed registration forms to:

Boston University Office of the University Registrar
881 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-353-3612 | Fax: 617-358-1689

4. Confirm your schedule

Once you have registered for your courses you may access or change your schedule online using the Student Link. The Student Link is a fast and easy way to access and modify your student information. To access the Student Link, you need a BU email address and Kerberos password.

5. Settle your account

Students are responsible for remitting payment by the following payment deadlines:

Summer 2021

Deadlines for on-campus classes:

Summer 1 & 12-week session: Monday, May 24, 2021
Summer 2: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Deadlines for online classes:

Summer Session 1: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Summer Session 2: Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Students who make a payment after the deadline may incur a late fee and also may be subject to a comptroller hold. Students can view their account and make payments on the Student Link. For any questions regarding account settlement, visit Student Accounting Services.