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Important Dates

Download a PDF of important dates to remember:

Select a semester below and indicate the location of your primary residence to see a schedule of important dates applicable to you, including: first and last days of classes; registration deadline; last day for 100% tuition refund; and last day for withdrawal.

Online Session Dates

For online students enrolling at Boston University, there is a fall semester (September through December, comprising both Fall 1 and Fall 2 online sessions), a spring semester (January through May, comprising both Spring 1 and Spring 2 online sessions), and Summer Term (May through August, comprising Summer 1 and Summer 2 online sessions).

Spring 1 2014

January 14–March 3, 2014

Spring 2 2014

March 11–April 28, 2014

Summer 1 2014

May 13–June 30, 2014

Summer 2 2014

July 8–August 25, 2014

Fall 1 2014

September 2–October 20, 2014

Fall 2 2014

October 28–December 15, 2014