Updated Announcement

12 March 2020

Dear Students,

This is an update on the previous announcement:

It has been announced today that all universities in Turkey will be closed for 3 weeks starting March 16 (Monday) 2020. Bogazici University will resume its courses on April 6 (Monday) 2020.

During the period March 16 (Monday) – April 5 (Sunday) 2020:

About Excuse Exam Applications

29 June 2020

Students who could not take one or more of the final exams due to their excuses, can apply, via ÖBİKAS/BUIS, to take an excuse exam by submitting all the related documents (medical report, etc.) as evidence supporting the absence from the exam(s). All e-exam requests will be reviewed and settled by the E-Exam Committee. 

Final exams will begin on June 26, 2020 and end on July 13, 2020. The E-Exam Committee meeting will be held on July 13, 2020 at 15:00.

Recent academic decisions

8 June 2020

Dear Students,

I would like to inform you on the recent academic decisions taken by the University:

1.     The following decisions were taken during the Senate meeting (Date: 03.06.2020 Meeting No: 2020/11);

-       All Summer Term courses will be conducted via distance education.

-       The grading system (letter grade or P/F) which will be used in each of the Summer Term courses will be decided by the Senate next week.

-       Once decided by the Senate, students will not be able to change the grading system of the course.

Covid-19 Term: Leave of Absence application

3 June 2020

Dear Students, 
You can apply for a leave of absence during June 4-11, 2020 (Thursday 10:00 – Thursday 23:59) period. Your leave will not be counted toward your overall number of semesters.
On your BUIS page:
• Go to General/E-petitions
• Choose New Petitions
• Then choose Covid-19 Term Leave of Absence from Subject and click on Send.
• Your reques will go directly to the Registrar’s Office and will put into action. 

Campuses to Become Accessible to Students

29 May 2020

As you know, since March 16, 2020, access to our University campuses has been limited to academic staff, administrative staff, students who continue to stay in dormitories, students working in laboratories and university personnel living in on-campus housing. As of June 15, 2020, our campuses will be open to all students every day of the week between 10:00 and 16:00.

1.     Partial opening of campuses:

Senate decision on using P grades in transfer

7 May 2020

To the Attention of our Students
The letter-graded undergraduate courses that have been designated as Pass/Fail courses for the Spring 2020 semester in accordance with the decisions taken at the University Senate's meetings on April 3, 2020 (meeting no: 2020/7) and on April 15, 2020 (meeting no: 2020/9), were discussed in reference to the Articles 9 (3) and 23 (3) of the Regulation on Transfer to Boğaziçi University Undergraduate Programs in line with the decisions taken at the meeting of the Committee on Academic Rules on April 30, 2020 (meeting no 2020/10).

Announcement Regarding the Academic Calendar

7 May 2020

Dear Students,
Following the official statements from the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey and from the Higher Education Council that universities can go back to their academic calendars after June 15, 2020, University Senate met on May 6, 2020 and u‌pdated the academic calendar June onwards. You will be notified as issues regarding the dormitories, final exams, summer term courses, etc. as they are clarified in due time. 

Prof. Dr. Naz Zeynep Atay Gök
Vice Rector