As part of Boston College and the Office for Institutional Diversity’s commitment to sustaining a welcoming and respectful community that fosters dialogue and broadens different experiences and perspectives, OID is pleased to hold the Second Annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit.
Patricia Lowe, Executive Director Office for Institutional Diversity

What's going on at BC?


We welcome suggestions for the Diversity page.
Email us at

Meet Our Newest AHANA Faculty

Advancing and sustaining an inclusive and diverse Boston College community

Photo of student in class

Teaching and Learning

Boston College highlights issues of diversity in lectures, colloquia, conferences, and other events. A sampling of courses and programs:

Learning to Learn
Cultural Diversity in the Core Curriculum
Dialogues On Race
African and African Diaspora Studies
Asian Studies
Hispanic Studies
International Studies
Jewish Studies
Women's and Gender Studies

Humans of Boston College Project

Getting to know Boston College, one Eagle at a time.

Curated by Jenna Corcoran '17

Find Out More

BC Resources

Two women talking


Dedicated to advancing a Boston College culture and climate that is welcoming to all—through leadership, support, education, compliance, and policy.

Photo of Yvonne McBarnett


A campus-wide network of assistance, mentorship, and support for students with high financial need to help them achieve a successful experience at BC.

Photo of Committee on Race members


Mentoring and professional development programs for BC's Black, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American professional staff to broaden their administrative experience.



Student serving desert at event

African Students Organization
AHANA Collective Theater
AHANA Leadership Council
AHANA Management Academy
AHANA Pre-Law Student Association
Allies of Boston College
Arab Student Association
Armenian Club
Asian Baptist Student Koinonia
Asian Business Society
Asian Caucus
Asian Christian Fellowship
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA)
BC Alive: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Black Experience in America Through Song
Black Law Student Association (BLSA)
Black Student Forum
Brazilian Club
Buddhism Club
Cape Verdean Student Association
Caribbean Culture Club
Chinese Students Association
Christian Legal Society
College Transition Program
Cuban-American Students Association
Dedicated Intellectuals of the People
Disability Services
Dominican Association
Eagles for Israel
Episcopal Chaplaincy of Boston College
F.I.S.T.S. (Females Incorporating Sisterhood Through Step)
Fuego del Corazon

Participants talking together during faculty staff event
MLK Scholarship winners posing with Father Leahy

AHANA Leadership Council Retreat
Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific Islander Community Awareness Retreat (APICAR)
Benigno and Corazon Aquino Scholarship
Black Family Weekend
Black History Month

Latino Family Weekend
Latino Night
Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
Native American Heritage Month
OLAA Volunteer Night
Silver Week

Photo of students at career event

Advancing Careers

The Boston College Career Center empowers all students to pursue meaningful careers and lives. Specific career readiness resources are available for:

AHANA students
Interntational students
LGBTQ students
Students with disabilities 

Formation of the whole person

In the tradition of Ignatian spirituality, Boston College offers several retreat experiences to meet a range of spiritual needs for students, faculty, and staff of all faiths.

Retreat Opportunities