BU Refer a Friend Program

Refer a Friend – Give the gift of knowing how a single encouragement can change a person’s life and career option. Refer those close to you and give them the gift of education!

Refer a friend and receive a $50 gift certificate*

The person referred will receive the Heritage Scholarship (1/2 1st term tuition) toward their 1st term costs to jump-start their education.**

*BU accreditation limits referral gifts to $100 annually, therefore referrers are eligible to receive two gifts per year.

**Person referred must apply, attend the 1st term, and receive at least one passing grade.

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Refer a Friend FAQs

How will I know if my referral enrolls?

Referral benefits will be emailed within 30 days of the end of the referred person’s first term completion. Must attend a minimum of one complete term and earn at least one passing grade for referral benefits to be made available.

What is the referral gift card benefit?

The referrer will receive a $50 Amazon gift card upon eligibility.

When will my referral gift be delivered?

Benefits will be delivered via email after person referred successfully completes one term.

What happens if the student defers enrollment?

Person referred must begin classes within 90 days of being accepted to remain eligible. 90 days is equal to three (3) BU starts.

Who is the primary contact should I have questions about the Refer a Friend Program?

Please email the alumni and student relations team at, enroll@bottega.edu, for additional details.