Cost of Orientation

The following is a breakdown of all potential costs associated with attending University Orientation at Boston University. The Orientation Fee is the only expense that is standard across all students attending University Orientation.

Cost for New Students

The Orientation Fee is a standard fee charged once to all new students. It covers the costs associated with your mandatory University Orientation experience: live remote session, Continuing Conversation series, and Orientation Blackboard course. This $320 fee is a part of your first-semester tuition and can only be paid when you pay your tuition bill.

Orientation Fee Waiver

Limited opportunities are available for fee waivers. Students receiving financial aid who request this assistance will be considered.

Students interested in applying for an Orientation Fee waiver need to make the request utilizing this form. Boston University Financial Assistance will begin reviewing orientation fee waiver requests after 5/1.