Academic Support Services

Academic Advisement

BU's Academic Advisement Center offers individualized and group support for student academic decision-making to all Undeclared students. Assists students who wish to explore majors/minors and can be of invaluable assistance to the student advisee during the process of defining and evaluating the many goals and options for academic success. This office also offers assistance to non-degree and non-traditional students as well as students currently serving in the military and veterans.

    Academic Advisement Center
    216 Student Services Center
    570-389-4271 | 4003

Academic Coaches

Academic Coaches meet individually with students to assess strengths and areas of growth and provide encouragement so that students can excel. They work with students on motivation, organization, time management, personal accountability, and basic academic skills, and then help students create and implement plans for success.

Disability Services

BU's Department of Disability Services offers a range of activities designed to support and enhance the performance of students with disabilities.

043 Student Services Center

Services include but not limited to:

  • provision of accommodative testing
  • note takers
  • scribes
  • interpreters
  • readers
  • auxiliary aides
  • adaptive equipment
  • liaison for classroom accommodations

TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO offers tutoring, advisement, guidance and support specific to students' unique learning and personal needs.

    TRiO Student Support Services
    268 Student Services Center

TRiO assists eligible students with:

  • academic assistance through master tutors in English/writing, study skills, math, sciences, social sciences and more ...
  • individual confidential counseling for personal concerns, financial issues, etc.
  • special access to cultural activities in the region
  • personalized academic advising for undeclared students


University Tutorial Services offers tutoring in a variety of courses provided by students who have distinguished themselves by superior academic performance. Tutoring is provided free upon request by application.

Writing and Literacy Engagement Studio

WALES offers one-on-one, drop-in consulting sessions to students of all disciplines. Consultants help students with cover letters, resumes, presentations, and Web sites. No appointments are needed.

    Writing and Literacy Engagement Studio (WALES)
    206 Bakeless Center