Boston University Online Education – Important Dates

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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 two summer sessions. “Summer Term” dates are different from summer online sessions. Please check the Summer Term web site or contact a Faculty & Student Support Administrator for more information if you are unsure of the start and end dates of your summer courses.

Summer 1 2017

May 9 – June 26, 2017

Summer 2 2017

July 5 – August 22, 2017

Fall 1 2017

September 5 – October 23, 2017

Fall 2 2017

October 31 – December 18, 2017

Spring 1 2018

January 16 – March 5, 2018

Spring 2 2018

March 13 – April 30, 2018