Upcoming Events

Open House

Join us via Zoom to hear from our Director of Enrollment Management, Head of School, teachers, students, and current parents about our distinctive program of studies and warm, tight-knit community. Following the welcome program and student panel, there will be sessions to learn more about specific subject areas, financial aid, our parent network, and clubs and activities offered at BUA. Once you register, we will follow-up with more details and an agenda prior to the event.

Sunday, September 29 — 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 3 — 6:30-8:30 p.m.



BUA/Commonwealth Joint Information Session

We welcome your family to join Directors of Admission from Boston University Academy and Commonwealth School for a virtual event to learn more about our academic programs and unique communities. We will share information about our respective schools and outline our plans for our engaging and exciting admission processes this year. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A.

Thursday, September 5 — 7:00-8:00 p.m.




Boston Independent School Collaborative (BISC)

Join us to hear from a panel of Admissions Directors from 19 Boston-area Independent Schools talk about mission-driven education, high academic standards, individualized student experiences, educating the whole child, and other topics relevant to the applicant’s journey towards enrollment. The program will begin with a panel, followed by zoom meeting rooms to allow families to connect with individual schools and learn more about their specific programs and admission processes.

October 17

May 7

The registration link for the October event will be available at the end of the summer.




MasterClass Mondays

Back by popular demand, the BUA MasterClass Monday Series! Unchanged: BUA teachers are the heart and soul of our school, and we want applicants (and their parents!) to experience the dynamism of our academic program for themselves. Join us on zoom for interactive sessions with our amazing teachers to learn more about our academic community.

Monday, October 21: Music MasterClass with Dr. Abigana

Monday, December 9: Classics MasterClass with Dr. Alonge | Science MasterClass with Dr. Krivacek

Monday, January 13: English MasterClass with Ms. Kelly | Math MasterClass with Mr. Dent

Registration links will be available in the fall.




Affordability Night

BUA offers more than $3 million in need-based financial aid to almost 1/3 of our students each year. This financial commitment ensures that BUA remains a community of thoughtful, talented, kind, and curious students from a broad range of backgrounds and geographic locations. Join us virtually to hear from our Financial Aid team to learn about our financial aid program and tips and tricks on how to apply. There will be opportunity for families to submit questions prior and during the event.

Wednesday, November 13 – 7:30 p.m.

Register for BUA Affordability Night






Past Events

Milk & Cookies

Hear from a panel of Boston University Academy’s most recent graduates about their experiences at BUA and what they will miss most about our community when they head off to college.

Watch the recording here








jAlumni Panel for Prospective Families

Hear from a panel of BUA Alumni about their experiences at BUA, what they are up to now, and how they stay connected to their alma mater.

Watch the recording here.