FAQ - Incoming Students

The Orientation is not mandatory, but highly recommended to all students.

We suggest that you arrive on Orientation Day.

Applications are not accepted automatically. Each application is evaluated independently by the department to which you are applying. Your application may be rejected. The final decision will delivered to you via email within 4-6 weeks after your documents are accepted for evaluation.

Each application is evaluated independently by the department to which you are applying.

Your academic advisor will be assigned to you during the online course registration in which you are enrolled. You will see who your advisor is once you have logged into the system.

It is recommended that you meet your advisor in person during the online course registration, but you may re-schedule your appointment or contact your advisor via email.

Student certificates can be requested from the Registrar’s Office as soon as your registration is completed in the system and your course schedule has been approved by your advisor.

The registration is completed as soon as your academic advisor approves your online course schedule in the system. Please note that pre-registration is not the same as registration.

Pre-registration is the first step in the process of registration. During this stage, you will receive your student number, which is necessary for registration. During registration, you sign up for classes  using the online course registration system.

The add/drop period is a 3-day-long period during which online course registration re-opens and you may change or complete your online course registration. This period is your last chance to change something in your course schedule.

No, you cannot make any changes to your course schedule once the add/drop period is finished.

No, Fine Arts and Physical Educational courses are only Pass/Fail.

The Learning Agreement can be signed at the International Office or by your academic advisor.

No, your department cannot be changed.

Report the lost card to the Student Affair’s Office. They will take you through the procedure.

Many syllabi are posted on line on department websites under the profiles of the instructors teaching the specific course. For those not posted, contact the instructor listed.

Your library number is written on your student ID card

No. However, transcripts are sent with a table for determining the level of credits, which your home university can use to determine the values.

Boğaziçi Univeristy does not transfer credits; it only send your transcript to your home university. Your home university is authorized to interpret your record.

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