Your Path Begins Here

College is one of life's great adventures. At Orientation, we'll help you find your way. Meet the people you'll make the journey with and those who will help you move forward. Get a preview of the new experiences you'll encounter. And get a sense of the place you'll explore and call home. But first things first: choose a session.

First Steps

Before Registering
  • Submit your deposit
  • Read this website!
  • Look out for your email invite
  • Set up your BU email account

Complete Full Checklist

Register for Your Orientation Session

Once you've completed the steps on the Registration Checklist, you'll be able to pick an Orientation session.

Registration will open on Friday, April 30, 2021.

Next Steps

Orientation gives you a glimpse of life on our campus. There's a lot to see and do, so prepare for your adventure. Read up on your destination — review the materials on this site that will give you access to the people, interactions, and memories-in-the-making that await you. Dress like the locals — start wearing your scarlet and white. Check your gear and know how to use it — make sure your technology is up and running so you can get where you're going. You'll be with us in no time. We can't wait.

Dates & Deadlines

Make sure you register for a session and let us know if you will be joining us in the afternoon or evening in Boston.

Continuing Conversations Series Begins



Find a private space where you can feel comfortable speaking frankly and interacting with others during your session.

Orientation Registration Ends



Reservations for the live, remote sessions are first-come, first-served, so register now!

Complete Orientation Blackboard Course



All new, incoming students must complete their mandatory Orientation Blackboard course before the start of the spring semester.

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