The BU Academic Calendar is a schedule of all the events that occur in an academic year, including the final exam period, holidays, and the last day of the semester. Boston University is on a semester system.
Below are semester-specific Boston University dates and deadlines for Fall, Spring and Summer.
BU academic calendar fall 2022
Here are the important dates and deadlines on the BU academic calendar for fall 2022.
- The degree conferral date for official Summer Graduates is August 25 each year.
- BU Fall move-in day 2022 is from Wednesday, August 31, 2022, to Monday, September 5, 2022. Starting Thursday, July 7, 2022, at noon, students must choose an appointment date and time for their move-in to campus housing using the My Housing Portal. Each move-in day offers two different appointment times: Group A has a move-in window from 8 am – 12 pm, while Group B has a window from 1 pm – 5 pm.
- Labor Day Holiday is September 5 2022.
- BU Fall classes start on September 6 2022. First Seven-Week Session begins.
- September 12, 2022 is the official Registration Deadline for Standard Courses for Continuing, New, and Transfer Students (non-MET only).
- The last day to Add Standard Courses is September 19, 2022.
- September 19, 2022 is the Official Registration deadline for MET Students.
- September 19, 2022 is the last day for Undergraduate Students to Change Standard Courses from Credit to Audit Status.
- Indigenous People’s Day Holiday is October 10 2022.
- October 11, 2022 is the last day to Drop Standard Courses (without a “W” grade).
- The last day for Graduate Students to Change Standard Courses from Credit to Audit Status is October 11, 2022.
- First Seven-Week Session ends on October 24 2022.
- Second Seven-Week Session begins on October 25 2022.
- November 14, 2022 is the last day to Drop Standard Courses (with a “W” grade).
- The last day for Undergraduate Students to Designate a Course as Pass/Fail is November 14, 2022.
- BU Thanksgiving break 2022 is from November 23 2022, to November 27 2022.
- Classes resume on November 28 2022.
- November 29, 2022 is the last day to Officially Take a Leave of Absence or withdraw from the University.
- December 12 2022 is the last day of classes; Second Seven-Week Session Ends.
- Study Period is from December 13 2022, to December 14 2022.
- Final exams begin on December 15 2022, to December 21 2022.
- Fall 2022 Graduation is on January 13 2023.
BU academic calendar spring 2023
Here are the important dates and deadlines on the BU academic calendar for spring 2023.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday is January 16 2023.
- BU Spring 2023 Classes start on January 19 2023. First Seven-Week Session Begins.
- Presidents’ Day Holiday is February 20 2023.
- First Seven-Week Session ends on March 3 2023.
- BU Spring break 2023 is from March 4 2023 to March 12 2023.
- Classes Resume on March 13 2023. Second Seven-Week Session Begins.
- Patriots’ Day Holiday is April 17 2023.
- May 3 2023 is the last day of Classes on the Standard BU Calendar; Second Seven-Week Session Ends.
- Study Period is May 4 2023 – May 7 2023.
- Final Exams Begin on May 8 2023 to May 12 2023.
- BU Commencement Weekend is May 18 2023 – May 21 2023.
For more BU Academic Calendar, visit the Boston University Registrar page.