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: Register.

First Steps

Before Registering
  • Submit your deposit
  • Read this website!
  • Look out for your email invite
  • Set up your BU email account
  • Upload COVID-19 vaccine documentation - Strongly Recommended

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 for Summer 2024 Orientation is now via MyBU Student Portal.

Register now

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 before the deadline and check out the Blackboard course.

Orientation Registration Opens



As soon as you have created your BU email, register for an Orientation session via your MyBU Student Portal. The registration will open on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 10am EST.

Orientation Registration Ends



Reservations for Orientation sessions are first-come, first-served, so don't wait!

Orientation Blackboard Course Due for Fall 2024 Students



This course contains both mandatory components as well as some additional resources to lead you to establishing yourself at Boston University! The course will open early July, and for Fall 2024 students, it is due on Tuesday, September 3, 2024.

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