Academic Advising

Students taking evening, weekend, or summer classes only are not assigned faculty advisors; they should contact the Academic Planning Centers for assistance with scheduling and planning. All day students are assigned an advisor and should be encouraged to use that resource.

Academic Planning Centers

The Academic Planning Centers on the Bedford and Lowell Campus are designed to support and help students plan their academic programs. Information about educational options, admission to selective programs, major and course selections, financial aid counseling, graduation requirements, transfer to baccalaureate degree programs, and college policies and procedures are provided to help each student plan an individual academic program that is consistent with his/her individual needs, abilities and goals.

It is especially important that students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university consult Academic Planning Center staff for assistance with the transfer process. Students can obtain information about transfer procedures, course transferability, the Joint Admission and Tuition Advantage programs, special transfer opportunities with private and public four-year colleges, and scholarship opportunities.

Academic Planning Centers are open Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Fridays. They are located in Bedford in the Student Information Center and on the third floor of the Cowan Center in Lowell. Schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-818-3434 or from a campus phone call extension 3370. 

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Last Modified: 8/4/23