Cost of Orientation

The following is a breakdown of all potential costs associated with attending Orientation at Boston University. The Orientation Fee is the only expense that is standard across all students attending 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 Orientation experience: attending an Orientation session and the Orientation Blackboard course. This fee is a part of your first-semester tuition and can only be paid when you pay your tuition bill.

The current Orientation Fee for Summer Orientation 2023 is $335.

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 in May 2023 for Summer Orientation.