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Technical Support

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Submitting our Application Form

It is recommended that you use Internet Explorer or Firefox to submit online forms.

You may want to download a version of Firefox or Internet Explorer.

Error Messages

If you attempt to access the form and see this error:


You will need to close completely out of the form AND the browser. After a few minutes you should be able to re-open the browser and log into the form.

Help with Web Application Status Check

After you have successfully submitted a new application, you will receive an email with your username and password, for accessing BC’s Agora portal.

Using Portal, you can check your GSAS application status using the Application Status tab. You must select the school to which you applied. Students applying to additional BC graduate schools will receive one email containing the above information.

If you experience difficulty accessing Portal you may log directly into the Web Application Status Check with either your Social Security number or your confirmation number. If you are unsure what your confirmation number is, please contact the Admissions Office.

Additional Problems

For additional problems please contact the Admissions Office via email Please type TECHNICAL SUPPORT in the subject line.

You can also contact us at 617-552-3265, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you experience technical difficulties that cannot be resolved, print out the forms and mail by the application deadline.