Class of 2024 Class Page

Latest Updates

Helpful Information

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

Summer 2021 In-Person Protocols for Students: If you are planning to live in BU Housing, attend classes in person, or attend any CGS trips or events in person this summer, please read this policy for details on LFA compliance.

Policy on Taking an Additional 4 Credits during the Non-CGS Summer Semester: President Brown and Provost Morrison have approved a new policy that will allow first-year CGS students to take one undergraduate Summer Term course free of charge in their non-CGS Summer Semester. Details about this policy are available 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.

E-Portfolio Assistance: E-Portfolio mentor Kira Nash will be working remotely to assist with e-Portfolios during the Summer 2021 semester. Please email her at using the subject heading “Eport Help” during the following hours: Tuesday 1-5 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. She is also available via drop-in Zoom meetings  with the passcode “eport” during the following hours: Tuesday 4-5 p.m., Wednesday 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


CGS HUB Major Tracking Sheet for Transfer Students


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

CGS academic advisor meeting with student

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

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.


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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!