Non degree scholars

Non-Degree Scholar Orientation

Welcome to the Husky Family

Your first step is to attend a Virtual Orientation Day New this summer. Our Virtual Orientation platform is setup to give all new BU students access to resources available to them while attending our university. If you have specific non-degree related questions, please contact Elena Lockard at

New Student Orientation Resources

  • Student Email — It is very important you check your Huskies email account on a weekly basis as this is the ONLY way we will communicate with you. If you have a smartphone, sync it to your phone!
  • Student Health Center — All new students are required to complete online health forms. These include Consent for Treatment, Health History, TB Screening Questionnaire, Immunization Dates, Medical Insurance Information, and the Notice of Privacy Practices.
  • On-Campus Parking — Is regulated and strictly enforced by university police. Motorists are strongly encouraged to park in appropriate locations, obtain necessary permits, and follow posted rules to avoid almost certain parking citations and fines. The Permit Store, your one stop shop for registering your vehicle, purchasing your parking permit, and parking citation payment
  • MyHusky — Allows you to register for classes, pay bills, view and accept financial aid and provides other related services and information.
  • Academic Calendar — For complete semester information regarding semester start and end dates, university breaks, and enrollment details.
  • University Card Center — For information about your BU student ID.  Fill out this form prior to your arrival to expedite the process. 
  • Academic Advising — collaborates with students to ensure they are on track to complete requirements for their degree. Depending on your major, you will have different requirements. Contact the department of your major for more information about advising specific to your major!
  • Student Technology Support — has all the information you will need if you have any questions or experience any issues related to technology.
  • University Bookstore — was established to provide books and supplies in a convenient, on-campus location for you at competitive prices.
  • Map of Campus — Lost on campus? This will help you find exactly where you are wanting to go!
  • Office of the Registrar — is the central office for student scheduling and registration, as well as commencement, college transcripts, undergraduate degree clearance, enrollment verifications, military credits, transfer credits, changing of a major, or declaring a minor.