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 III Class of 2015, see important orientation information and dates here.
Full BUSM academic calendars are here.

Fall 2013

Monday, 5 August 2013
Classes begin

Monday, 2 September 2013
No classes: Labor Day

Monday, 14 October 2013
No classes: Columbus Day

27 November–1 December 2013
No classes: Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, 20 December 2013
No classes: Winter Recess begins

Spring 2014

Monday, 6 January 2014
Classes resume

Monday, 20 January 2014
No classes: Martin Luther King Day

Monday, 17 February 2014
No classes: President’s Day

15–23 March 2014
No classes: Spring recess

Monday, 21 April 2014
No classes: Easter holiday

Friday, 16 May 2014
Classes end