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First Year Experience

An Office in the Division of University Mission and Ministry

Welcome to the Office of First Year Experience. An office in the Division of University Mission and Ministry, we are here to help our newest undergraduates, both freshmen and transfer students, transition into the intellectual, social, and cultural community of Boston College. We do this through integrated offerings of curricular and co-curricular opportunities throughout the first year at Boston College.




Orientation is a three-day, two-night program designed to welcome new students to the University community. 



48HOURS is a weekend experience open to all first-year students who are interested in finding ways to take advantage of BC's intellectual, social, and spiritual resources.

Apply to be a a 48HOURS Leader


Conversations in the First Year

A program in The Office of First Year Experience to welcome each incoming class into the intellectual community of Boston College.


Cornerstone Program

The Cornerstone Program is a collection of 5 individual elective courses that provide special opportunities for first-year students.




Contact First Year Experience

tel. (800) 335-5853
tel. (617) 552-3281
fax (617) 552-3968

Stokes Hall South, Suite S140
Monday - Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

Map/Directions to FYE


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You can now donate directly to FYE online.