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Boston College Hashtag Guide

Looking to connect with the Boston College community on social media? You should know the language. Here's a list of the most commonly used hashtags at BC.

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#WeAreBC – Got BC pride? Want to reach our to everyone in our community? This is your hashtag.

#bceagles | #gobceagles – Used when talking about Boston College athletic teams.

#BCAppa -
Each year, hundreds of students spend their spring break doing service projects as part of the Appalachia Volunteers program. This hashtag will show you updates and photos of students' expereinces.

- Used when identifying one of our many faculty or staff who excel in their given subject area.

– When people are talking about University history this hashtag is used.

– When cupid strikes on the Heights this hashtag is used.

– Getting excited for BC Reunion? Don't miss Reunion Weekend buzz. Search this hashtag for updates about events, fun photos, and more.

– New England Classic? Stuart Grilled Cheese? Honey Q or Screaming Eagle? Not just a sandwich. A #BCsandwich.

#BCventures -
Boston College is a hub of entrepreneurship. This hashtag is used when talking about one of the many alumni or student startups or the programming surrounding the active venture community on campus.

#EvertoExcel –
The Boston College motto derived from the sixth book of Homer's Ilia.

#Gassongram -
Taking a beautiful picture of Gasson Hall? Congratulations. You've taken a #Gassongram.

  – A modified version of the phrase coined by Jesuit Superior General Fr. Pedro Arrupe, "men and women for others" stands as a motto to explain that social justice is a foundational element of Jesuit education worldwide. (Imagine, all that in one hashtag.)

Additional hashtags can be found at Eagles United, Student Affairs' BC Beat and the Alumni social media websites.