Incoming Graduate Student Resources

Dear incoming students,

Welcome to BU Wheelock! We are excited that you have chosen to be a part of our college, named after pioneering early childhood educator Lucy Wheelock, and to share our dedication to transform systems that impact learning and human development for a thriving, sustainable, and just future in Boston and beyond. There is work to be done and a whole universe of resources to explore, utilize, and make a part of your success.

Taking time to get to know what BU has to offer will be integral to your success here as a student and community member. It is the start of your next chapter during extraordinary times and being informed is a vital and valuable part of your experience.

We encourage you to take a look, explore, bookmark this page, and come back. Each resource can be valuable to you as the academic year unfolds.

Academic Resources

Academic Expectations and Misconduct (Academic Conduct Code)

Code of Student Responsibilities

Office of Disability and Access Services


Health, Wellness, and Safety

COVID-19 Information

Student Health Insurance Plan

Office of the Ombuds


Support for Graduate Students with Children

BU Arts Initiative

Student and Professional Organizations/Extracurricular Activities

Additional Resources

Housing Resources

Financial Literacy

University Policy & Procedures

BU Bulletin

BU Policies


Graduate Orientation Video & Presentation -January 2022

Part 1



Copy of Graduate Student Welcome Spring 2022.pptx


Part 2 


Presentation Part 2

Grad Student Welcome Spring 2022, pt 2