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Office of Undergraduate Admission

Become an Eagle

welcome to the heights

Alumni Stadium at dusk

 

We are excited you will be joining our community!  Go to www.bc.edu/enrollment and complete the following steps to secure your place at the Heights:

Pay the enrollment fee - $500 non-refundable deposit 
Students who plan to enroll for the Fall of 2015 must submit this fee no later than May 1, 2015

Complete the campus housing form
Students who plan to enroll for the Fall of 2015 must submit this form no later than May 1, 2015

Sign up for orientation
All enrolling students must attend one of seven orientation sessions offered in the Summer of 2015.

All freshmen participate in one of seven summer orientation sessions. You will spend three days and two nights on campus during orientation, living in freshman residences, eating in dining halls, and getting to know other members of your class. You will also meet with an academic adviser to discuss your academic interests and register for fall semester courses.

You will receive additional information about orientation after enrolling at Boston College.


Orientation Dates

Session 1  

June 7-9  

College of Arts and Sciences
Carroll School of Management
Connell School of Nursing 

Session 2  

June 14-16  

College of Arts and Sciences
Carroll School of Management
Lynch School of Education

Session 3

June 21-23

College of Arts and Sciences
Carroll School of Management
Connell School of Nursing 

Session 4  

June 28 -June 30   

College of Arts and Sciences
Carroll School of Management
Lynch School of Education

 

Session 5  

July 12 - 14  

College of Arts and Sciences
Carroll School of Management

Session 6  

July 19 - 21

College of Arts and Sciences
Carroll School of Management
All Transfer Students

Session 7 *

August 23 - 25  

College of Arts and Sciences
Carroll School of Management
Connell School of Nursing
Lynch School of Education

In order to accommodate students living the farthest distance from Boston College, students living in the following states are required to attend orientation during sessions 1-6: CT, MA, NH, RI, VT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, WV, OH, MI, IN, IL, and the District of Columbia.

If you are an international student and plan to attend Boston College, you must first submit a Confidential Declaration and Certification of Finances form and submit it along with an official bank statement.  The Certification of Finances for 2015-2016 will be available for download in March.  Please check back at that time.

Once your F-1 status is transferred or granted, we will mail the I-20 to the mailing address you indicated on the Certification of Finances.  If this address changes, please email the Office of International Students and Scholars immediately at bcis@bc.edu.

Fall 2015

August 31
First semester classes begin

September 7
Labor Day - No classes

September 10
Mass of the Holy Spirit

October 12
Columbus Day - No classes

November 25 - 27
Thanksgiving Holiday

December 10 - 11
Study Days - No classes for undergraduate day students

December 12 - 19
Term Examinations

 

Spring 2016

January 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No classes

January 19
Classes begin

March 7 - 11
Spring Break

March 24 - 28
Easter Weekend - No classes Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Monday (except for any class beginning at 4:00 pm and later)

April 18
Patriot's Day - No classes

May 6 - 9
Study days - No classes for undergraduate day students

May 10 - 17
Term Examinations