Academic Services Center
The Academic Services Center can advise you on University academic and registration processes and general program and degree requirements. Information and services provided by the Academic Services Center include:
- Full/part-time status
- Accuracy of your academic record
- Course Overload
- Dean’s List
- Enrollment Status
- Grade Changes
- Graduation Applications and Graduation Date Changes
- Graduation Honors
- Incomplete Grades
- Petitions and Appeals
- Registration and Class Adjustments
- Thesis and Dissertation Approval
- Withdrawal/Leave of Absence
- Application for declaring a minor
- Application for Senior Recognition Awards
Visit the University Registrar’s Office at www.bu.edu/reg for information and services offered by the Registrar’s Office such as Terrier Phone, WebReg on Student Link, and transcripts, and for downloadable forms such as registration and class adjustment forms.
Deborah Claar (617-353-7475) is one of our Academic Counselors. She serves as an advisor to juniors and seniors, meets with intra-University and outside transfers to evaluate their credentials, offers professional development seminars, serves on the College Academic Policies and Procedures and Undergraduate Education Committees ex officio, and works closely with the faculty to ensure school policies are being met. She also serves as advisor to the Peer Counseling program and the Sargent College Honor Society.
Megan Spreitzer (617-353-2713) is the Senior Staff Coordinator for the graduate admissions office and undergraduate advising for Sargent College. She directs people to the appropriate departments when they visit the College.
Heather Nicholson (617-353-7478) is an Academic Counselor who assists freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared students. Heather runs open houses for interested students, and meets with prospective students and their families. She is responsible for the spring events for accepted freshmen, coordinates the process for changing majors within Sargent, facilitates orientation for incoming freshmen, and oversees the Dean’s Host program and student council. She also serves as advisor to the Peer Counselor program and meets with students who are interested in studying abroad or declaring a minor.
Sharon Sankey (617-353-4652) is the Director of Student Services. She is responsible for the administration and supervision of all Student Academic Support Services office registrar functions including registration, course adjustments, grade changes, petitions, student status verification and changes, and international student semester verification. She coordinates course and final exam scheduling and all room requests are confirmed through her office. She is also in charge of graduate admissions, graduate student withdrawals and leaves of absence.
Janet Turner (617-353-7477) is the Director of Graduate Financial Aid. She awards Sargent College financial assistance funds to graduate students and advises on the loan process at Boston University. She processes all credit releases, emergency loans, and other materials related to graduate student financial assistance. She is responsible for all financial aid records.
635 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 207 Phone: 617-353-2713