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Boston's Neighborhoods

A quick rundown on the surrounding neighborhoods.

Parking Information

A basic primer on off-campus parking.

Area Hotels, Motels, Bed & Breakfasts, and Other Inns

A sampler of places to stay for visiting friends and family.

Safety Tips

Helpful contacts and tips for getting around campus in a safe manner.

Important Phone Numbers

A quick list of phone numbers to have on hand.

Public Transportation

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), also known simply as the "T", serves as the Boston area's public transportation system. The MBTA web site is full of information including maps, fare information, and more.

Boston College Transportation & Parking Services

Boston College is working to provide alternative commuting and rideshare programs. In addition, the Boston College Shuttle is always working to get you where you need to be on and around campus.

Concerns and Issues

Having concerns or issues about your living situation? Click here to submit a complaint to the City of Boston's Inspectional Services Division.

Perhaps you have general concerns or issues? You can turn to our on-campus resources:

Office of the Dean for Student Development:
offcampushelp@bc.edu
617-552-3470

Office of Residential Life/Off-Campus Housing:
offcampus@bc.edu
617-552-3060