SPO Programs and Services
Student Involvement Fair: The Student Involvement Fair is your personal welcome to Boston College and the new year. Each fall over 200 organizations, programs, and offices participate. By participating in the Fair you will get a sense for the current involvement opportunities on campus and meet current student organization members.
Nights on the Heights (NOTH): NOTH is a student-led programming body that coordinates late night events (9 p.m. to 2 a.m.) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Events take place throughout the campus, are free, and are open to the entire Boston College community.
O'Connell House Student Union: The O'Connell House serves to meet the needs of undergraduate students by providing a student union with many services. O'Connell House offers space for meetings and programs led by Boston College groups, and O'Connell House staff also provide programming and entertainment. O'Connell House serves as a home away from home where students can feel comfortable to study, socialize, and spend recreational time.
Student Organizations: Student Organizations are committed to enriching the learning environment through extracurricular programs and activities. By participating in a Student Organization you will meet students with similar interests, be exposed to an array of opportunities at Boston College, develop your leadership potential, and have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the community.
MyBC: MyBC is the online portal where students can join and or search for organizations, see what’s happening on campus, track involvement, and more. All members of the BC community are welcome! Looking for a complete list of student organizations and descriptions at Boston College? Log onto MyBC or search to see a list of all student organizations.
Emerging Leader Program: The Emerging Leader Program (ELP) is a one-year leadership development program for a select group of 50 first-year students. ELP enhances leadership skills and potential; fosters interpersonal, social, ethical, and moral development; and instills an attitude of social awareness and responsibility.
Peer Leadership Consultant Program: The Peer Leadership Consultant (PLC) program is designed to provide upperclassmen the opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and talents with other students on campus. PLCs cultivate student leadership at Boston College by creating a forum for all students to discuss their leadership experiences, build their leadership skills, and leave energized and inspired to create positive change on campus and in the world.
BC Leaders for Others: BC Leaders for Others is a leadership development program open to all BC students who want to expand their leadership skills. BC Leaders for Others focuses on the Social Change Model of leadership and offers workshops on: vision, motivation, authentic leadership, time-management, collaborative leadership, controversy with civility, consciousness of self, empowered citizenship, managing and leading change.
Student Leadership Awards: Each year SPO presents awards to outstanding undergraduate student leaders at Boston College. The awards recognize the contributions of students to the co-curricular life of the University, students' growth in leadership roles, and students' creative involvement in campus life.
UGBC: The Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC) is the official representative voice for students. UGBC also sponsors educational, social, and cultural programs, such as lectures, town meetings, service programs, and concerts.
UGBC Elections: The Elections Committee is an unbiased group comprised of undergraduate students. The roles and responsibilities of the Elections Committee are to organize informational meetings for potential candidates, enforce the Election Code, manage presidential and vice-presidential debates, approve campaign materials, and answer any questions and/or concerns of the individuals involved in all elections.
Senior Week: Senior Week is a week of programming that place during the week leading up to Commencement. Senior Week consists of various on and off campus events including: Alumni Toast, Last Call for Office Hours, Dance Through the Decades, and Commencement Ball.
Welcome Week: The Welcome Program is a series of events where first-year students have the opportunity to meet one another in a fun setting and learn about their new environment.
Sub Turri: Sub Turri is the yearbook of Boston College and is created and organized solely by students.