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Registrar's Office Contact Information

Student Services Suite
Basement Level 
951 Boylston Street

617.585.0135
registrar@the-bac.edu

Monday–Thursday 9 am–6 pm
Friday 9 am–5 pm

Office hours are Monday–Friday 9 am–5 pm, during summer term and when classes are not in session.

 

Policies and Procedures

Enrollment Status

All certifications of enrollment status are based on the definitions as listed on the Enrollment Status page. Students may also view Credit Hour Equivalent information on this page.

 

Change of Student Information

Students are responsible for informing the Registrar's Office of any changes to their personal information. Visit the Change of Student Information page for procedures and forms to file a name change or address change with the BAC.

 

Attendance Policy

Attendance is expected in all classes at the BAC. Information on the attendance policy; including participation in online courses and excused absences, can be found on the Attendance Policy page.

 

Withdrawal Policies

Students who would like to withdraw from a course or make a change to their student status can find relevent information on the Withdrawal Policy page. Procedures and policies for submitting a Leave of Absence, an in-semester full withdrawal, or withdrawing from the college can be found on this page.

 

Grades

Students may access their grades via their Self-Service account. Visit the Grades page for grade information related to a Course Withdrawal, Course Incomplete, Grade Change, Grade Appeal, the Pass/Fail Option, and Repeating a Course.

 

Transfer Credits and Waivers

Within the first year of matriculation at the BAC, all transfer credits and prior practice credits will be accepted at no charge. Any transfer credits or prior practice credits submitted after that first year are subject to a $200 fee per assesssment of those credits. Please allow five business days for evaluations. For more information, please visit the Transfer Credits and Waivers page. Students are encouraged to submit materials as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or need to submit materials related to transfer credits, please contact emily.codinha@the-bac.edu or 617.585.0210.

If you have any questions related to math, physics, or writing waivers, please contact elizabeth.stuhlsatz@the-bac.edu or 617.585.0174.

For any questions related to waivers for visual studies courses, please contact your Academic Advisor.

 

Program Change

Students who wish to transfer into another BAC degree program are encouraged to discuss their options with their current Dean of School or Academic Advisor, in order to best understand what is required to complete their current program, and to discuss with the new Dean of School what the new degree requirements would entail. In order to transfer, a student should initiate the request with her/his current Dean of School who will then file the request with the Registrar's Office.

The MDS, MSIA and Online MARCH program have specific requirements that differ from other BAC graduate programs. A graduate student who wishes to transfer from any BAC master's program to any of these programs must discuss their transfer with the program director and provide any necessary documents for the transfer to be approved.



Student Health Insurance

Per Massachusetts state law, all students are required to have Health Insurance. Please visit the Student Health Insurance page for more information about getting health insurance through the BAC or how to waive the health insurance, if you already have health insurance that meets the state requirements.



Confidentiality of Student Records (FERPA)

The BAC has designated the following information as Directory Information: student name, address, telephone number, enrollment status, dates of attendance, major, and degree conferred (including dates). The Boston Architectural College may disclose these items without prior consent, unless notified by the student in writing to the contrary. Nondisclosure stipulations remain in effect until removed in writing by the student, even if the student has withdrawn or graduated. Please visit the Confidentiality of Student Records (FERPA) page for additional information.