Appointments/ Drop-In Hours

An appointment with an academic counselor generally needs to be scheduled in advance and is typically 40-50 minutes long. To make an appointment with an academic counselor

phone icon Call the BSC at 617-495-2581


people iconStop by the BSC at 5 Linden Street in Harvard Square

You may reserve one academic counseling appointment at a time.

Alternatively, you can have a same-day meeting with a BSC academic counselor during daily drop-in hours (see dates and times below). Drop-in conversations operate on a first-come, first-served basis and are generally brief, depending on how many students stop by during a given drop-in hour. For a longer conversation, you can schedule an academic counseling appointment.

Drop-In Hours:

Drop-in hours will not be scheduled during the summer.

Cancelling and Rescheduling

If you need to cancel an appointment, please notify the BSC in advance by phone or by office email (, or by email communication with the individual academic counselor. To reschedule an appointment, please call or stop by the BSC, or email the academic counselor with whom you are rescheduling.

Mental Health Concerns and Emergencies

For mental health concerns, visit or call, UHS Counseling and Mental Health Service at 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, 617-495-2042.

For after-hours emergencies, please contact HUHS After-Hours Urgent Care Clinic, 617-495-5711, or the Harvard Police, 617-495-1212.