As an undergraduate student at Boston College, you'll benefit from the advising process before you even begin your first class. During a preliminary session at orientation, you'll discuss with a faculty advisor your academic interests, degree requirements, and class registration.
In your first year, you'll be paired with a pre-major advisor based on your interests. Your advisor will help you think strategically about your long-term academic plans and encourage you to explore the many options at Boston College—from study abroad to research grants, internships, and more.
Once you declare a major in your sophomore year, you'll receive a major advisor. This advisor will serve as your primary resource throughout your time at Boston College, helping you meet graduation requirements and guiding you through selecting classes in your major and in our Core Curriculum.
We build relationships between faculty and students of the Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences to provide early and consistent guidance to maximize your experience at Boston College.
The questions and concerns you have as a freshman are very different than the ones you'll have during senior year.
Advising at the Carroll School is done through a team model that changes each year as your needs change.
We guide you through your full educational experience at the School of Social Work. Our team will help as you enter our program through graduation, and on to launching a career in social work.
Academic advising should be more than just meeting with a faculty member to select classes. At Boston College, we take a different approach to ensure that our students have an opportunity to develop relationships with faculty mentors.