If you're a student in your first year on the Hilltop, we think that the links below will be helpful.
Want to learn more about available courses for upcoming terms?
- Class Schedules: This tells you where to find your classes!
- Exploration Term: You need to know more about those four weeks in January.
- Registration: Learn how to register for the upcoming term here.
- Academic Advising Website: Get the details on the advising process here.
- Requirements for Graduation
Want to learn more about BSC's co-curricular and special programs?
- Harrison Honors Program: Learn about BSC's distinguished honors program here.
- Hess Leadership Studies Program: Earn a Distinction in Leadership Studies.
- Urban Environmental Studies: Explore sustainability in a modern urban setting.
- Other College Programs
Want to connect more with activities and life beyond the classroom?
- Academic Calendar: Find important dates here—including drop/add/dates and meetings with your advisor.
- College Lecture and Events Calendar: You'll need 24 of these to graduate.
- Campus Events: All about the events happening on campus!
- Student Organizations: Find a group that interests you here and check it out!
- Religious Life: Do you want to practice your faith on campus?
- Student Development: Find out more about getting involved on campus!
- SGA: Want to find out more about the Student Government Association?
- Physical Fitness and Recreation: Information about intramural sports, recreational activities, and the Striplin Fitness Center!
- Athletics: Want to see a football game? How about lacrosse or basketball?
- My ResNet Student Center: Everything you need to know about your on-campus internet connection.
- The Office of Residence Life has partnered with RoomBug, a Facebook application that will assist incoming students in finding a compatible roommate.(access code required)
Want to see the world or get more involved in your own community?
- Sklenar Center for International Programs: BSC is committed to making sure that all students who want a travel experience get one. The Sklenar Center is here to help you connect with a study-abroad program and has all the current information you need to make your dream a reality, including financial resources.
- Office of Exploration Term and Contract Learning: Shorter-term travel experiences and support funds are available during Interim.
- Bunting Center for Engaged Study and Community Action: If your idea of seeing the world involves changing it for the better, BSC's Service-Learning program has opportunities that span the farthest continents to our own backyard. Service-learning programs take place during the regular semester, during Interim, and even during fall and spring breaks.
- Cool Stuff in Birmingham: Check out all the fun stuff to do in the city.
How are your classes going? Check out these resources:
- Request Tutoring: BSC has great tutoring resources if you just need a little help in a class. You can even connect with a free tutor!
- Would you like to tutor? Contact the Academic Resource Center.
- Even the best students routinely take advantage of the Academic Resource Center (ARC). ARC includes:
- Counseling Center: If you think your problems are extracurricular, the Counseling Center is there to help. The counselors can help you work through a wide variety of physical and mental health, family, and social issues. They can also help you obtain academic accommodation if you qualify. Appointments are confidential.
- Study and Time Management: You can find some helpful hints here!
- BSC Honor Code and Council: Information about the Honor Council, Honor Code procedures, tips to avoid plagiarism, and other information related to the Honor Code.
- Moodle: Most professors will be using this to post assignments, class materials, and grades. Find out now!
- If you have problems during your first year, talk with your advisor about possibly redeeming some of those courses to get a better foundation and bring your GPA back up.
- Interested in becoming a peer advisor? Talk to your advisor.
Do you have financial aid concerns?
- Talk with your advisor about your situation. He or she can often direct you to resources.
- Financial Aid Information: Check out financial aid Information on scholarships and grant opportunities here, or call the Financial Aid Office at ext. 4688. The college wants to help if possible, so don't hesitate to ask.
- Work-Study: Check out student employment opportunities here. Birmingham-Southern work-study is fully funded by the college and is not need based—students need not be receiving federal financial aid to work under this program.
- Career Counseling Center: Looking for work off-campus? Make an appointment with the Career Counseling Center. Get career counseling, support on résumé writing, interviewing, and job searches.
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