How to Register

We look forward to having you study with us next summer. Our knowledgeable program managers are here to help you through the registration process. Please note that taking Summer Term courses does not constitute admission to a degree program at BU.

Registration for visiting international students for summer 2024 is now open!

Program dates for summer 2024

Start and end dates for standard Summer Term 2024 courses:

  • Session 1: May 21—June 28, 2024
  • Session 2: July 1—August 9, 2024

Registration deadlines for summer 2024*

Session 1 Session 2
For students requesting a Boston University I-20 April 5, 2024 May 17, 2024
For all other visiting international students April 26, 2024 June 7, 2024

*To register for a Summer Term course as a visiting international student, a completed application and all required documents must be submitted by the date indicated in the table.

Please review the information below to determine what documentation you need to submit to be registered for Summer Term courses at Boston University. If you need assistance determining your immigration status, please visit our Visa Information page.

After completing the International Student Online Enrollment Form, please submit your supporting documentation to the Summer Term Office.

Phone: 617-353-0556

Required documentation

Choose from the options below to view the documentation required for enrollment in Summer Term.

Incoming Health Requirements

All incoming BU students must provide certain health history information before arriving on campus. For more information, please visit our Health Records & Medical Insurance page. 

Housing & Dining

Summer Term students registered for a full six-week session are welcome to live on campus at Boston University. International visiting students will be emailed instructions on how to submit a Housing Application after they have been registered for courses. For more information, please visit our Housing & Dining page. 

Health Records

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English Proficiency

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