Class of 2023 Class Page

Your To-Dos

Important Updates

Check here regularly for the latest information on study abroad, advising, and more timely reminders.

Fall Course Registration: Information about Fall 2021 Course Registration can be found here.

London Update: After extensive consultations with Global Programs, the Provost’s Office, and staff in London, the decision has been made that we will not be able to run our one-week London Experience program this summer. We will continue to work with Global Programs to determine if we can offer options for shorter London experiences for summer 2022.

Final Exam Schedule: For exam information, please consult your CGS professor.

Need help with e-Portfolio? First, follow these directions for setting up e-Portfolios. If you need help, E-Portfolio mentor Kira Nash will be working remotely to assist with e-Portfolios during the Spring 2021 semester. Please email her at during the following hours: Monday 1-5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

She is also available via drop-in Zoom meetings during the following hours: Monday 4-5 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Important Links


Academic Advising

Your partnership with your advisor is critical to getting the most out of your experience at CGS. Collaborate with them to discuss your dreams, goals, passions, and plans for the future.

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CGS’s academic advising team can provide you with a clear path to any major in the university. Check our pathways page for information on what classes to take to get where you want to go.

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Fall Registration

Fall 2021 course registration will be in April. Please review these guidelines carefully as you prepare to plan and register for courses for the spring semester.

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Important Dates

Please check the Important Dates 2020-2021 academic year calendar frequently for changes to semester dates, add/drop deadlines, and other important milestones.

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CGS academic advisor meeting with student

Make an Appointment

Meeting regularly with your academic advisor is critical to your success at BU. Click here to learn how to schedule an appointment.

Book Your Appointment

Important Links

The links below provide helpful guidance for most of your frequently asked questions.

Policies and Processes


Advising Checklist

Student Services


Important Dates


What's going on

News and Events

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research at CGS

The College of General Studies gives students a unique opportunity to partner with faculty on research projects as early as your first year of college.


Expand Your Learning with an Internship

Employers place a high priority on skills and knowledge that cut across major. Through Capstone and the CGS curriculum, students build the skills employers need.

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Mark Your Calendar with Upcoming Events

The first step to having a successful semester is planning. Get ready by marking your calendar with upcoming CGS events and other important dates on campus.


Social Media

Stay Connected


Share Your #MyCGS Experience

Have photos from your gap semester travels or a great shot of campus? Tag us in your posts on Instagram @bucgs and share with the hashtags #My100Days, #CGSLondon, or #MyCGS.

Facebook Group

Connect with Your Classmates

The Official College of General Studies Class of 2023 Facebook group is the perfect place to connect with your classmates. Join to connect with your team members, ask questions, or plan meetups on campus.


Stay on Top of What's Trending

Keep up with the latest in College of General Studies and Boston University news and events by following us on Twitter. And don’t forget to share what’s going on on campus!