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Woods College of Advancing Studies

Non-Degree Coursework

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Individuals wishing to attend evening classes without being in a degree program may take Undergraduate courses on an open enrollment basis, and normal tuition costs will apply. For course selection, please see the WCAS Undergraduate Course listing.

Graduate courses are restricted to students in the Master's program only.

DAY Courses

Undergraduate students from other institutions wishing to attend during the day as special undergraduate students must apply to the James A. Woods, S.J., College of Advancing Studies for Visiting Student status.

Please see the VISITING STUDENTS page for complete information.

*Please note: You must be accepted as a visiting student prior to registration.


Spring registration begins November 13th. Registration is held Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday, from 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
Spring classes begin on Monday, January 12, 2015.

2014-2015 Mail-In Registration Form


Massachusetts State Law requires that all students who are registering for 9 or more credits show proof of satisfactory immunizations. For more information please visit University Health Services. Failure to show proof of immunization within 30 days from the first day of class will result in a block on your registration and a non-refundable administrative late fee of $65 will be charged to your student account.

Medical Insurance

Annual mandatory Massachusetts medical insurance for 2014-2015 is $2641. If you enroll in 9 or more credits per semester you will automatically be enrolled in the Boston College Insurance Plan. Students who wish to waive the BC Insurance Plan electronically may do so through AGORA. The deadline to waive the Medical Insurance for Fall is September 12, 2014 and by January 23, 2015 for the spring semester insurance coverage.

Payments and Refunds

All fees and tuition charges are due when courses begin.

Fees are not refundable; no refunds are made to auditors. Not attending classes, stopping payment on a registration check or a registration check being returned by the bank does not constitute withdrawal and full charges are due. Upon recept of written notice of withdrawal from a course the tuition refunded is prorated. Fax number is 617-552-8404. There are no refunds beyond this schedule.

Fall:       Spring:  
Sept 9
Jan 18
100% tuition refund and no record kept
Sept 12 Jan 23
80% tuition refund
Sept 19
Jan 30
60% tuition refund
Sept 26
Feb 6
40% tuition refund
Oct 3
Feb 13 20% tuition refund

The Student Guide details the withdrawal procedures and the refund schedule of the six week courses.

Boston College reserves the right to change or withdraw offerings if necessary and alter fees and charges from those published on this site without prior notice.



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