Welcome to BU Summer Term

Open the door to a world of opportunity—in the heart of Boston.

Discover all that Boston University has to offer this summer, including more than 700 courses in 70+ subjects, taught by faculty from 12 of BU's 17 schools and colleges. Along with the vast resources of a world-class research university, BU benefits from its urban location—ensuring easy access to Boston's unique culture and vast array of attractions.

For over a century, Summer Term has been offering a wide range of academic opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, high school students, working adults, and others. An open enrollment policy and flexible course schedules mean BU is accessible to everybody during the summer. Join us and experience a world of opportunity.

Summer 2024 courses and program information will be available on December 15. Be sure to come back then to view the full list of our course offerings for next summer.

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BU Students

You are a Boston University degree student with a BU login and Kerberos password

Visiting US Students

You are a US citizen or permanent resident joining us from another university to take summer courses

Visiting International Students

You are a college student and a citizen of another country looking to study at BU this summer

High School Students

You are a rising 8th–12th grader and wish to apply to one of our five pre-college programs

Adults & Professionals

You are a lifelong learner or working adult taking a course or two for personal enrichment or professional development

BU Employees

You work at BU and wish to take a summer course

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Summer in Boston

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Campus Resources

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