Class of 2028 Class Page

Latest Updates

Helpful Information

Welcome to CGS, Class of 2028!

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!

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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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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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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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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.

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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.


Your Top Questions, Answered

We compiled some of the most common 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.

Admissions Video

The CGS First-Year Student Experience

From your gap semester through to your summer study in London or New England, the Boston University College of General Studies offers a first-year experience like no other.


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 or #MyCGS.

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Connect with Classmates

Join the College of General Studies Class of 2028 Facebook group to meet your team members, ask questions, or plan meetups on campus.



Stay up-to-date on the latest CGS news and start to build your network by connecting with us on Linkedin.