Class of 2027 Class Page

Latest Updates

Helpful Information

Welcome to CGS, Class of 2027!

This page will be your home base for updates from CGS, including important information on planning your gap semester, preparing for your summer in London, and working with your academic advisor to curate your academic experience. Check back frequently for the latest information!

Fall 2024 Registration: Fall 2024 course registration for the Class of 2027 will be held on Sunday, Apr. 28. Details about the registration process are posted here.

London Pre-Departure Page: Visit the CGS London Summer Semester Pre-Departure Page to view the information about your program. This will be your primary resource for detailed program information and will be updated periodically. Make sure you check it regularly to stay on top of deadlines.

E-Portfolio Tutor: Need help with e-Portfolio? First, follow these directions for setting up e-Portfolios. If you need help, this year’s e-Portfolio tutor, Anthony Alava, will be working to assist with e-Portfolios. Anthony is available during the following hours for the Spring 2024 semester:

Tuesdays: 1:30-4 p.m., In-Person at the Writing Center, Room 330B
Tuesdays: 6-7 p.m., Zoom drop-in at this link(password: eport)
Thursdays: 1:30-4 p.m., In-Person at the Writing Center, Room 330B

CliftonStrengths: The CliftonStrengths assessment tool is available to all incoming CGS students. This valuable tool will help you identify and articulate your top strengths as you begin setting your academic goals, applying to internships, and planning your future. We strongly encourage you to explore the tool and use it in discussions with your advisor. You can access CliftonStrengths by clicking this link.

Important Links


Fall Registration

Fall 2024 course registration for the Class of 2027 will be held on Sunday, Apr. 28. Details about the registration process are posted below.

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London Pre-Departure Page

The CGS London Summer Semester Pre-Departure Page will be your primary resource for detailed program information and will be updated periodically. Make sure you check it regularly to stay on top of deadlines.

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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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Transfer Credits

If you are seeking transfer credit for an external course taken during your gap semester, it is critical that you review our transfer credit policy and follow the listed steps.

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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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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! Learn more about 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.

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Gap Semester

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Gap Semester

Gap Semester Advising

You have a partner for the gap semester. Your academic advisor will help you make a plan for how to get the most out of your time.

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Gap Semester

Find the Gap

Whatever you choose to focus on, we are here to help you make the most of your gap semester. This article contains tips, resources, and helpful links to get you started on your journey.

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Gap Semester


Share your gap semester story with us by posting on Instagram using #My100Days! Or explore the hashtag to see what your classmates are up to.

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What's going on

News and Events

Campus Life

Adjusting to Campus Life in January

Every year, we hear from students wondering about the process of adjusting to college life in January. Here are the answers to some of your most common questions, from how to meet people to succeeding in your classes.

Academic Advising

Meet Your Academic Advisors

Your CGS academic advisor will be your partner throughout the two-year program. As you prepare to meet with your academic advisor for the first time, get to know the team with this welcome video and a quick interview with each advisor.


Your Top Questions, Answered

We compiled some of the Class of 2026’s top questions about the CGS experience—and their answers—so that you have all the information you need as you prepare to embark on your college experience.


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 2027 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!