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The Office of Graduate Student Life

New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

orientation poster



The Office of Graduate Student Life, the Office of the Provost, University Libraries, and the Graduate Student Association welcomes new graduate students to Boston College during our New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation program.

The Orientation schedule includes a welcome address, returning graduate student panels, a BBQ lunch, campus tours, a resource fair, library tours, educational sessions, and a welcome reception! Educational session topics include financial services, getting to know Boston, the doctoral student experience, a panel for spouses, partners, and family members, and more.  

Over 450 graduate students attended the 2014 orientation. Check out photos of the 2014 Orientation on our Facebook page here!




Check-In and Coffee Hour 9am-10am Devlin Hall
University Welcome 10am-11am Devlin Hall
Returning Student Panels 11am-12pm Fulton Hall
Barbeque Lunch 12pm-1pm O'Neill Plaza
Campus Tours 12:30pm and 12:45pm O'Neill Plaza
Resource Fair 1pm-2pm Gasson Hall
Library Tours 1pm, 1:30pm O'Neill & Burns Library
Educational Sessions 2pm, 3pm, 4pm Fulton Hall
Welcome Reception 5:30pm Gargan Hall, Bapst Library