Fall Semester Late Fee Schedule

Most Students

If you are a new undergraduate student, or a continuing student, and not enrolled in Metropolitan College, your payment deadline is August 5, 2020, for the Fall 2020 semester. Payments must be received by close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on the day of the deadline.

Students assigned to on-campus University housing must make payment and settle their student accounts before they will be allowed to pick up their residence keys, move into their assigned residence, or be allowed access into on-campus residences.

Payment Received Fall Semester Late Fee Fall Semester Late Fee
On or Before the Payment Deadline Full-time Students Part-time Students
August 5, 2020 No late fee No late fee
August 6- September 2, 2020* $150 $75
September 3 – September 30, 2020 $300 $150
October 1 – October 31, 2020 $400 $200
November 1 – November 30, 2020 $500 $250
December 1, 2020 or later $600 $300

*Note: Due to the unique circumstances regarding the fall semester, late fees will not be charged until Thursday, August 13, 2020.

New Graduate Students and Metropolitan College Students

If this is your first semester as a graduate student at Boston University or if you are a Metropolitan College (MET) student, your payment deadline is September 16, 2020, for the Fall 2020 semester. Payments must be received by close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on the day of the deadline.

Please note: Late payment fees do not begin to accrue for new graduate students or MET students until September 17, 2020. However, students assigned to on-campus University housing must make payment and settle their student accounts before they will be allowed to pick up their residence keys, move into their assigned residence, or be allowed access into on-campus residences.

Payment Received Fall Semester Late Fee Fall Semester Late Fee
On or Before the Payment Deadline Full-time Students Part-time Students
September 16, 2020 No late fee No late fee
September 17 – September 30, 2020 $300 $150
October 1 – October 31, 2020 $400 $200
November 1 – November 30, 2020 $500 $250
December 1, 2020 or later $600 $300

Distance Education (Online) Students

If you are enrolled in online courses, your payment deadlines are as follows. Payments must be received by close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on the day of the deadline.

Session Deadline
Fall 1, 2020 September 15, 2020
Fall 2, 2020 November 10, 2020