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Easter Triduum schedule

Schedule for the Easter Triduum at Gasson Hall ChapelSt. Ignatius Church (see p. 4).

Commemorative blood drive April 22-25

Boston College and the American Red Cross will host a series of special blood drives in commemoration of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from Tuesday, April 22 – Friday, April 25.

Tech Alert: 'Heartbleed' bug

Information Technology Services has issued an alert about a 'Heartbleed' bug that allows a remote attacker to access system memory which may contain encryption keys, user credentials, or other sensitive information. Details

Heat, power shutdown Memorial Day Weekend

The annual Main Campus Steam Plant Shutdown for maintenance and inspection will occur over the Memorial Day Weekend from 3 p.m. Friday, May 23 to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27. In addition, there will be an electrical shutdown on the Chestnut Hill Campus on Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25 from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Faculty, staff transition to Google Apps 6/16

As part of on an ongoing effort to improve technology services, faculty and staff email and calendar will move to Google Apps for Education on June 16, Information Technology Services has announced. Details

BC Children’s Center fall openings; summer camp

The Boston College Children’s Center has openings for the Fall 2014 morning preschool program (8 a.m – 1 p.m.). Children must be 3 years 9 months to 4 years 11 months old by Sept. 1, 2014 to apply. Full and Half Day Summer Camp is also available at the BCCC from June 30 - August 22, 2014 for children ages 3 years 9 months (by July 1) through 6 years old.  Parents interested in morning preschool or summer camp, please contact Barbara Krakowsky at

Help BC conserve energy!

In keeping with the ongoing 'Got Green?' energy conservation campaign, University administrators remind the BC community that there are many easy, cost-saving ways to cut campus energy consumption. Small changes add up! Tips

St. Mary's Hall Project

Construction updates during the two-year renovation of St. Mary's Hall can be found at