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Campus Contact Information Guide

how to contact people & organizations at boston college

The Campuses of Boston College

Boston College has three campuses. If planning a visit to a campus office or facility, you may find it useful to detemine the campus where it is located. Use the approximate street addresses below for mapping or GPS purposes.

Chestnut Hill
(Main) Campus
Brighton Campus Newton Campus

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

  • most schools and departments

2121 Commonwealth Avenue
Brighton, MA 02135

  • School of Theology and Ministry
  • Human Resources
  • Alumni Association
  • most financial offices
  • several administrative offices

885 Centre Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459

  • Law School and Law Library
  • some undergraduate residence halls

A few University offices and facilities have addresses at other satellite locations.

Uncertain where an University office is located? You can...

You can look up contact information for students, faculty and staff (subject to their privacy preferences) in the BC Directory Search.

Mailing Addresses


Depending on where your student lives, either one of the following addresses applies to all his/her incoming mail and packages:

Chestnut Hill Residents
Newton Campus Residents
[Student Name] [Student Name]
[Student Residence Hall + Rm #] [Student Residence Hall + Rm #]
Boston College Boston College
140 Commonwealth Ave 885 Centre St
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 Newton Center, MA 02459


To ensure efficient mail processing and timely delivery, please address employee mail in one of the following standard formats:

Boston College Boston College Law School
[Department Name]
[Employee Name]
[Employee Name/Building, Rm #]
[Building, Rm #]
140 Commonwealth Ave 885 Centre St
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 Newton Center, MA 02459

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Campus Telephone Numbers

The main telephone number for the University is (617) 552-8000. However, the University uses a direct inward dialing system that allows you to call directly to departments and most individuals without operator assistance.

We encourage you to look up numbers for individual students, faculty, and staff in the BC Directory Search. Office phone numbers can be found in the Department Directory. Departments' listings include detail entries from their faculty and staff and often include a general fax number. There is no general University fax number. You may also want to consult our Quick Phone & Email list.

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Email Addresses

School & Department Email Addresses

There is no central University email address. Offices and organizations that have general email addresses ordinarily supply this information on their websites.

We suggest you use the A-Z lists to locate the home page of the office you are interested in contacting. Some "group" email addresses for organizations can be found by doing a keyword search in the "Group email" tab of the BC Directory Search. You may also want to consult our Quick Phone & Email list.

Student, Faculty, & Staff Email Addresses

To find the email address of an individual student, faculty member, or staff member, search the "People" listings in our BC Directory Search. The general format of email addresses at Boston College is, where # is a numeral used to make common first- and last-name combinations unique.

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Alumni Directory

Boston College maintains a separate directory of contact information for our alumni who wish to share this information with one another. Access to the Alumni Directory is restricted to Boston College alumni who have registered through the Alumni Online Community.

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General Questions, Comments, & Feedback

If you have questions, comments, or feedback you would like to share with us, please visit the FAQ and Question Forms pages. Many commonly asked questions are answered in the FAQ section. If your question is not among these or you would like to send a comment or report a problem, there are several email forms at this location to help you do this quickly and easily.

Most school and department web sites also provide direct email links or forms to send requests and questions. The Web Site Team is always interested in feedback on our web site and reports of broken links or inaccurate information.

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