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The Office of Graduate Student Life

New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

Thursday, August 23, 2018

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, health & wellness, and more.  

Click here to register!

Click here for a special message from University Librarian Tom Wall.

Orientation Schedule

9:00am: Check-In and Coffee Hour - Robsham Theater
10:00am: University Welcome - Robsham Theater
11:00am: Returning Student Panels - Fulton Hall
12:00pm: Barbecue Lunch - O'Neill Plaza
12:30pm and 12:45pm: Campus Tours 
1:00pm: Resource Fair - Gasson Hall
1:00pm and 1:30pm: Library Tours
2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm: Educational Sessions - Fulton Hall
5:30pm: Welcome Reception - Campus Green (Stokes Lawn)

Visit our Facebook page to see photos from the 2017 Orientation!