Class of 2024 Class Page

Latest Updates

Helpful Information

Welcome to CGS, Class of 2024!

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

Boston-New England Experience: More information about the Boston-New England Experience, including information about possible trips and answers to frequently asked questions, can be found here.

Boston-New England Town Hall: The recording of the March 16th Town Hall on Summer 2021 is now available here with the following passcode: ^#5Ru.Y0

Final Exam Schedule:The Spring 2021 final exam schedule can be found on the Student Link under Academics. Students are encouraged to verify final exam dates and times with their professors. Students with three or more exams scheduled within a 24-hour period or other conflicts should contact their professor immediately to make other arrangements.

Exploring Majors Info Sessions: Info sessions for students interested in COM, Questrom, Sargent, and CAS are being held this March. The full schedule of Info Sessions and registration information are available here.

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


Important Links

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

Policies and Processes


Advising Checklist

Student Services


Important Dates



The First-Year Experience Timeline is your step-by-step guide to navigating your first year at CGS. See when to register for classes, apply for your passport, book flights to London, and more.

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Fall Registration

Fall 2021 course registration will be in April. Please review these guidelines carefully as you prepare to meet with your academic advisor to discuss your plan.

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Boston-New England Experience

Learn more about the Boston-New England Experience being held this summer, including information on trips and answers to frequently asked questions.

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

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To-do list

Advising Checklist

The Advising Checklist is designed to keep you moving forward toward your academic goals by providing you with specific monthly action items. Check this list regularly to stay on track!


Chart Your Path

Academic Advising

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CGS Academic Advising

Our dedicated, professional academic advising staff advocate for your growth and achievement—from before you arrive on campus through your transition to junior year.

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Meet the Advising Team

The CGS Academic Advising team is excited to welcome you to BU and CGS! Watch this video to meet the advisors who will be helping you chart your path at BU.

Meet the Team

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


Find Your Gap Semester

Gap Semester

Gap Semester Resources

Starting in January means CGS students have a gap semester to work, travel, volunteer, pursue hobbies, or take a class. This helpful resource guide will help you figure out how to spend your semester.

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Gap Semester

Plan Your Gap Semester

The gap semester is 100 days of open-ended adventure. See how past students have used their time, from volunteering to internships to life-changing trips.

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Gap Semester

#My100Days Inspiration

Past CGS classes have used the hashtag #My100Days to share their gap semester experiences on Instagram. Check out how other students have spent their gap semester and share your own experiences!


What's going on

News and Events

Gap Semester

Make the Most of Your Gap Semester

What can you do in 100 days? Check out stories from current and former CGS students about how they made the most out of their gap semester, from life-changing trips to invaluable internships.

Study Abroad

Prepare for the Summer of a Lifetime

At CGS, you’ll spend your summer immersed in classes and culture. Study abroad in London or explore all that New England has to offer with one of CGS’s innovative first-year experiences.

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Events and Dates

Mark Your Calendar with Important Dates

The first step to having a successful semester is planning. Get ready by marking your calendar with important dates for your first year at CGS.


Social Media

Stay Connected


Share Your CGS 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 College of General Studies Class of 2024 Facebook group is the perfect place to connect with your classmates. Join to meet 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!