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Councils and Affinity Groups

By tapping into our alumni’s shared passions and interests, Boston College’s Alumni Association’s affinity groups provide an avenue for alumni and friends to connect to each other and the University in deep and meaningful ways. Groups are based on specific areas of interest, which can be academic, cultural, professional, social, or spiritual.

The Council for Women of Boston College


Founded in 2002, the Council for Women of Boston College (CWBC) aims to increase the involvement and influence of alumnae in all aspects of life at Boston College. Full and Associate membership options are available, with discounts given to GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade). Learn more about the CWBC.

AHANA Alumni Advisory Council

AHANA Alumni Council

Promoting the involvement of African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian-American, and Native American (A.H.A.N.A.) alumni in the life of the University, AHANA is more than an acronym. The term establishes an ideology and connection between students of color at BC who represent communities from all over the world and yet share a similarity in their cultural histories, traditions, and experiences. Read more about the AHANA Alumni Advisory Council.

The Real Estate Council

The Real Estate Council

The Real Estate Council was founded in 1983 when John M. Corcoran approached then president of Boston College, J. Donald Monan, S.J., to start a unique council of Boston College alums who were involved in real estate.  The council’s mission is to provide financial support for the University programs and an opportunity for networking among council members. Learn more about the Real Estate Council.

Technology Council

Technology Council

The Boston College Technology Council was established in 2001 by University Trustee Peter W. Bell '86 and Daniel J. Nova '83. The council's mission is to support Boston College in its endeavor to become a significant leader in the business of technology while providing networking and social opportunities for alumni in the technology community. Learn more about the Technology Council.

Wall Street Council

Wall Street Council

The Boston College Wall Street Council was formed to create a formal network of BC alumni, parents, and friends in the financial profession, within to develop collaborative relationships and foster greater synergy between the University and the financial community. It also promotes the recruitment of BC students at some of the most prestigious financial organizations on Wall Street and funds the Presidential Scholars program. Learn more about the Wall Street Council.

Alumni Networks

Arts Alumni Network
BC Veterans Alumni Network
Communication Alumni Network (BCCAN)
Energy and Environment Alumni Network (BCEEAN)
Hellenic Alumni Network
Law Enforcement Alumni Network
LGSOE Higher Education Administration Alumni Network
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Alumni Network (MEISAN)
Orientation Leaders Alumni Network
UGBC Presidents and VP's Alumni Network
Woods College of Advancing Studies Alumni Association

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