Boston University Online Learning – Student Resources

Boston University is dedicated to supporting you throughout your experience as an online student. Be sure to bookmark this page—you’ll want to visit it often. It contains information and documents that will guide you through the application and registration process, assist you with technical issues, and introduce the many resources you can access as a Boston University student.

If you have questions, we encourage you to contact us at any time.

Registration & Drops

These services connect you with course schedules, your account including grades and financial status, information about applying for a leave of absence, and deadlines and course dates.


Online students can easily order textbooks from the BU Bookstore, and have access to BU’s libraries and online tutoring through their courses. Students who wish to request an accommodation or support for a disability may contact the Office of Disability and Access Services.


These policies describe the responsibilities of Boston University students as individuals, members of the community, and representatives of the institution, as well as the rights, protections, and privileges that come with being part of the BU family.