Academic Advising & Resources

One thing is certain: we’ll make sure you get the best academic support there is.

Advising in the Schools and Colleges

BU’s undergraduate schools and colleges provide faculty advisors and academic counselors to help you select majors and register for courses.

One-on-one guidance, creates a small-college experience at the core of a large and bustling research university. Faculty also offer office hours, when you can discuss research and internship opportunities.

Pre-Professional Advising

Our dedicated Pre-Professional Advising office will guide you in fulfilling requirements toward post-graduate studies in law, medicine, dentistry, or veterinary medicine. Advice on what courses to take, post-graduate admission requirements, and the application process are also offered.

Educational Resource Center (ERC)

Anything you need help with – from acing a tough test to better managing your time – you’ll find it at the ERC. The center will develop a personalized plan for you with a disciplined approach to study. The ERC also offers:

  • Peer tutoring
  • Language groups
  • Writing help
  • Test-prep workshops
  • Time-management skills


Unmatched academic excellence

At a world-class university like BU, your dream degree awaits. Get ready to be challenged and inspired in ways you never imagined.