Guide

Guide, a mobile app that helps you create your educational journey from orientation to graduation, is available for free to BGSU students. The app helps you schedule advising and tutoring appointments, choose the right major, navigate requirements from financial aid to course registration, and stay on top of important dates and deadlines—all in the palm of your hand.

Guide has made staying on top of the things you need to do and making the important decisions of college easier. It’s the ultimate guide to building a path to graduation — and stay on that path.

Know When Important Things Are Coming Up: Know when important are coming up, and what to do about them. From attending orientation to preparing for finals, now there’s a clear timeline of what you need to do. Within each task, Guide connects you to the links and resources you need to get things done.

Find the Right Fit: Guide’s Major Exploration tool connects your interests and goals to the right major at BGSU - fill out a short survey and Guide takes it from there!

Learn How to Get the Most Out of College: Guide provides all the steps to start college on the right foot. Get handy tips and tutorials on everything from getting involved in student organizations to paying for college.

Connect to the Support You Need—Faster: Have questions or run into a problem? Guide’s appointment scheduler gets you facetime with the people who can help. Best of all, the appointments sync onto your phone’s calendar.

Why Use Guide

Get Step-by-step Guidance

Guide is a new free mobile app that will help you navigate your experience at BGSU. Guide can help students at all levels, whether you're just getting started or are nearing graduation.

Have resources at Your Fingertips

From finding a place to eat or joining a student organization, you will find lots of campus resources all in one spot.

Make Connections

Whether you're looking for academic advising, tutoring or ways to have fun outside the classroom, Guide will connect you to the right people and resources.

Never Miss Important Events

Guide's academic calendar can sync with your smartphone, so you're ready for everything from going to class to fun events like Campus Fest and Homecoming.

Features

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS

Advising and tutoring appointments can be scheduled within the app and synced to your smartphone's calendar.

Major Explorer

Match your interests and career goals with the right major, and look at career options, hiring demands and salary ranges for each major.

Journeys

Step-by-step guidance and tips on paying for college, making progress towards your degree, health and wellness, academic success and much more.

Class Schedule

View your class schedule, and sync it with your smartphone.

Hold Center

Connect to the right office so you can quickly resolve holds.


Guide User Support

Having problems with Guide? E-mail advising@bgsu.edu.

Accessing Guide With Your myBGSU Login

New to BGSU? You'll be accessing Guide using your myBGSU login.

Installation Requirements

iOS Devices: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. 

Android Devices: Requires Android 4.1 and up.