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Dear Parents & Families,

We are excited to welcome you to campus for the fall 2021 move-in period from Wednesday, August 25 – Wednesday, September 1, 2021. For a detailed information about about move-in, including a downloadable parking pass, please visit the Housing website. For additional information, please see the resources available on the Parent & Family Programs’ website, visit our Back2BU website, watch a recording of our Parent & Family Orientation, and watch our Back2BU Information Session about Move-in & Vaccinations.

After move-in, please consider attending the Matriculation Ceremony. If you are unable to attend, know that the event will be live-streamed on the Parent & Family Programs’ website (right below).

Parents and family members are also invited to events such as the Terrier Tailgate.

If you are planning to shop for dorm room supplies, upon your arrival to BU, we have compiled a list of convenient stores near campus. Please see our complete shopping guide at the following webpage.

As your family prepares for this transition, rest assured that BU’s Parent & Family Programs’ office is here for you. Please contact?us at 617-358-1187, send us an email, or connect with our Regional Parent Contacts. We encourage you to visit our , and sign up for BU Today, our campus newsletter.

We look forward to meeting you during move-in and to welcoming you to the Boston University family!

All best,

Christy Loring

Director, Parent & Family Programs