The BIS full time faculty take the responsibility of the academic advising, each faculty is assigned a maximum of 5 students to be their academic adviser. The role of the academic adviser is as follows:
• Help students to attain their academic, research progress, internship and career goals.
• Assist students in making informed choices about their study plan.
• Help students identify available sources, opportunities and possible career opportunities.
Although The BIS academic advisers assist students in making effective academic choices and performance, students are personally responsible for planning their academic program to meet all graduation requirements.
Student Counseling Office
The BIS Student Counseling office is a guiding consultant developmental center that provides professional service to students who need personal and emotional support to support their improvement and help them to achieve their academic goals and to proceed with self-development. The BIS has partnered with Ummah Health, a nonprofit organization that is comprised of physical and mental health physicians that lend their time and expertise to the community. The BIS will refer students for these services at no additional charge.
Student and counselor relationship is governed by the professional code of ethics governing the work of the student counselors, as adapted from the American Counselor Association (ACA) and American Psychological Association (APA).