Academic Advising

Academic Advising

Exploring academic, career, and life goals together.

Academic advising is integral to the teaching mission of the University. Students and advisors collaborate to explore academic and co-curricular opportunities and together, build a plan to achieve academic, career, and life goals. Our advisors work in partnership with students towards achieving Advising Learning Goals.


Build your pathway to a BU degree

Visit this section to learn about the requirements for the two-year CGS program, and to map out a pathway from CGS to the major of your choice.


Make an academic advising appointment

Get instructions for how to make an academic advising appointment with your CGS academic advisor.


Get to know your academic advisor

Read more about the CGS academic advisors and learn what makes them tick.


Know your role in the advising process

Academic advising is a partnership. Understand the learning goals of advising, your advisors’ role in the advising process, and your responsibilities along with it.


Prepare for registration

Find everything you need for registration in this section. Review the preparation steps you’ll need to take and get instructions on using registration tools.


Get your academic advising roadmap

Academic advising is like a class, with deadlines and assignments. Visit the advising checklist for monthly action items designed to help you meet the Advising Learning Goals.