Welcome to BU Summer Term

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For over a century, Boston University Summer Term has been offering a wide range of academic opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as high school students, working adults, and others. Come to Boston—the #1 student city in the US—to expand your academic horizons, enhance your skills, and experience a world-class summer program. We hope you join us next summer.

Summer 2021 course and program information will be available on December 15. Be sure to come back then to view the full list of our offerings for next summer. Sign up for an email reminder about Summer 2021.

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Interested in enrolling in a program or registering for summer courses? Select the group below that best describes you for more information about our programs.

Important Dates
  • 2021 Course Schedule Published

    December 15

  • High School Programs Applications Open

    December 15

  • Course Registration Opens

    February 25

BU Students

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


Visiting Domestic Students

You are joining us from another US college or 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 class


Contact Us

Ask a question. Request a brochure. Meet our team. We're here to help!

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Summer in Boston

Discover all that is available to experience in Boston this summer.

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Campus Resources

Find out about the academic, computing, health & wellness, and other resources available at BU in the summer.

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