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The Academic Advising Center


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To help you navigate the requirements for an undergraduate degree in the Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences at Boston College, the Academic Advising Center has assembled the following collection of resources. For more information on any advising topic, please contact us.


  • AHANA: Support for the academic, cultural, social, and spiritual development of undergraduate AHANA (African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American) students.
  • Ask 24/7: A live-chat academic research service for students, faculty, and staff from participating libraries of the Boston Library Consortium.
  • BC Portal: Log on to review academic records and advising information.
  • Connors Family Learning Center: Free tutoring for all students, support services for students with learning disabilities, and instructional support for graduate students and faculty.
  • Core Curriculum
  • Online Writing Lab (OWL): Electronic tutoring services.
  • Dean's Office: Academic standing, student grievances, graduation clearance, and student academic issues.
  • Department Directors: Information about major and minor requirements, departmental approval for international study, and related academic matters.
  • Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities: Supports undergraduates in competing for a wide range of national undergraduate and graduate fellowships and scholarships.
  • First Year Experience (FYE): Helps students transition into the intellectual, social, and cultural community of Boston College.
  • International Programs: Study-abroad opportunities and more.
  • Learning Resources for Student Athletes: Academic and personal support services for student-athletes at Boston College.
  • Learning to Learn: Support including financial aid, academic and personal counseling, and GRE and LSAT prep courses at reduced rates for qualifying students.

Career Resources

  • Career Center: Choosing a major, exploring a career, learning about graduate studies, and developing strategies for the job search.
  • Pre-law Program: For students who are considering a career in law.
  • Pre-med/Pre-Vet Program: For students who are considering a health profession career.

Student Life & Student Services

  • Counseling Services: Students are able to discover more about themselves and to become more competent and confident, in both their work and their relationships with others.
  • Health Services: Provides both medical treatment and educational services for undergraduate students who have paid the On-Campus Health Fee.
  • Student Affairs: Oversees campus living, health and counseling services, cultural and student activities, career services, volunteer service initiatives, and AHANA programs.
  • University Mission and Ministry: Promoting the Catholic and Jesuit identity of the University in areas such as academic affairs, student affairs, human resources, and university relations.
  • Video Tutorials: Instructional videos on such topics as registering, dropping and adding courses, reading a degree audit, and more.