Student Resources


Get to know BUSM

There’s a lot to learn before classes begin. We are here to help!

From housing to financial aid, Boston University School of Medicine has many resources to help you and your student prepare for a stellar medical education and life experience.

Important Links

Office of Academic Affairs
Admissions: Read an introduction to the School and find information about applying, the curriculum, degree offerings, applicants with disabilities, and other resources for incoming students.
Office of Student Financial Services
Office of the Dean
Give to BUSM


Finding a place to live in Boston is tricky, especially if you’re searching from afar. Whatever your student is looking for—from picking a neighborhood or finding a roommate, to signing a lease, to settling conflicts with landlords or housemates—Housing Resources is here for them. Check out our new student residence, too!

Student Calendars

The first year is a busy year; we’ll try to help you keep up.

BUSM Class of 2020, see important orientation information and dates here.
Full BUSM academic calendars are here.

Fall 2016

Monday, 1 August 2016
Classes begin

Monday, 5 September 2016
No classes: Labor Day

Monday, 10 October 2016
No classes: Columbus Day

23 November–27 November 2016
No classes: Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, 16 December 2016
Winter Recess begins

Spring 2017

Monday, 2 January 2017
Classes resume

Monday, 16 January 2017
No classes: Martin Luther King Day

Monday, 20 February 2017
No classes: President’s Day

13–17 March 2017
No classes: Spring recess

Monday, 17 April 2017
No classes: Patriots Day

Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Classes end