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Academic Advising

Academic Advising

Welcome to Academic Advising!

Academic Advising is an ongoing learning process in which you partner with an academic advisor. Each student enrolled in an academic program is assigned an advisor, either a faculty advisor familiar with your academic program or a professional advisor based in the Academic Advising Center. Your advisor will work with you each semester to develop and/or modify an academic plan so you achieve your academic goals in the time frame that best complements your life and future goals.

Please call us at: 413-236-1620 to schedule an appointment with a team member from Academic Advising.

Office Hours:

Mondays - Fridays       8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Please e-mail us if you have any questions: academic_advising@berkshirecc.edu

We hope you have a successful semester! Go Falcons!

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Call Us: 413-236-1620

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New Student Registration Appointment Request Form

New to BCC or returning after some time away? Complete the form below to request an appointment. The Academic Advising Office will contact to you schedule an appointment. Prior to your registration appointment, please watch the videos below in preparation for registration. We look forward to working with you.

Academic Advising Syllabus

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Common Questions — How Do I?

  • Register for classes?

    If you are new to BCC and have completed all of the application requirements and have completed your FAFSA, then call our office at 413-236-1620 to schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor.

    If you are a re-admit student (that is, if you have previously taken courses at BCC), please be sure to re-apply to the college, complete your FAFSA, then call our office to schedule an advising appointment at 413-236-1620.

  • Find out who my academic advisor is?
    1. Log into MyBCC.
    2. Click on “Academic Profile for Students” under WebAdvisor.
    3. Click on Degree Audit.
    4. Select your program.
    5. Click submit.

    Your advisor’s name and contact information will be listed under your name on the degree audit.

  • Drop and/or add a class?

    During the add/drop period (the first week of classes), you are able to add or drop classes.

    Visit the Academic Advising Center and meet with an academic advisor who will assist you with the add/drop process.

    Additionally, you may review/prepare an add/drop form.

  • Change my program of study?
    Visit the Academic Advising Center where an advisor will review the new academic program with you. An advisor will review the new program and its requirements and then complete the appropriate paperwork. 
  • Have credits transferred from another college/university?

    When completing the application process, you are required to submit your official transcripts to the Admissions Office.

    Only courses you have completed with a "C" or better and apply directly to your program of study will be transferred to BCC.

    For questions, contact the Transfer Credit Evaluator (413-236-1625).

  • Withdraw from a course/the College?

    From a Course
    You need permission from both your class instructor and your assigned academic advisor to withdraw from a course.

    From the College
    You should meet with an academic advisor in the Academic Advising Center who will complete the College withdrawal form with you.

  • Register for classes for the next semester?
    You should meet with your assigned academic advisor prior to the designated registration date to plan for the courses you need for the coming semester. On the designated registration date, you may register for classes through your MyBCC account. 
  • Request a change in academic advisor?  
    Please contact the Academic Advising Office to assist you with a Change of Advisor.

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