Embracing the diversity of its college community, Bunker Hill Community College recognizes the individual needs of its students. Our academic advisors are dedicated to providing continuous academic advising services to strengthen, nurture, empower, and assist students to make sound and responsible academic decisions through their educational career at the College.
Advising in an ongoing teaching and learning process engaging the student with the entire college community, resulting in a plan for academic and career success as well as personal development.
Academic advisors are available for all currently accepted certificate and degree seeking students at BHCC.
Students who are interested in applying to the College and or have questions about transferring to BHCC should contact Admissions and Enrollment Services at 617-228-3398.
Once accepted to BHCC, students receive information in their acceptance package about logging on to the College Portal and directions for registering for a Start Smart Orientation. Our Start Smart Orientation Program is required for all new students (new to college, transfer students who are new to BHCC and readmitted students who have been away from the College for two or more semesters). Students attending Start Smart Orientation will meet and work with our Orientation Mentors to begin creating your LifeMap. Our Start Smart Orientation Program also includes your first advising session where you will have the opportunity to talk with an Advisor and register for courses.
BHCC offers three types of Start Smart Orientation Sessions:
During the first semester of study, students accepted into a degree or certificate program will be assigned for academic advising to either
Assigned Advisor can be found in the My Profile section of the Academic Profile Menu of WebAdvisor in your Portal account.
The Advisor's role includes, but is not limited to, helping students plan their academic course load, continue developing their LifeMap, monitor their academic progress, and to serve as a resource for career planning and academic and student support services. Students should visit the Portal and check their BHCC e-mail daily for information on group advising sessions and other important advising related announcements.
For additional advising information and resources, currently enrolled students can visit the Portal.