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Security notice for BC Mods community

Several thefts of laptop computers have been reported recently in Mods that were left unsecured. There are no suspects at this time. In an effort to increase the safety of the Mods, the Facilities Department will install an additional locking device on the back sliding door of each Mod. These new locks, when used properly, will help to keep the sliding doors securely locked. Students are asked to make sure all doors and windows are securely locked before departing for Spring Break. Contact BCPD at 617-552-4444 to report suspicious behavior, or Resident Director Matt Burke with any questions.

Reflections for Lent

Weekly reflections for the Lenten season by School of Theology and Ministry alumnus John Glynn.

Pedestrian Warning

Facilities staff and BCPD remind pedestrians to proceed with caution. Snow-moving trucks and machinery are operating throughout campus, and it is often difficult for operators to see pedestrians. Please avoid areas with trucks, caution tape and cones.

BC's LinkedIn 'Career Community'

Boston College students can get advice directly from BC alumni on the social media platform LinkedIn. Learn more | Join

Seasonal flu information

The best protection against the flu virus is to get vaccinated via a flu shot, which is available through your primary health care provider, pharmacies at major drugstores, community clinics or BC Health Services. More Information

OID self-identification reminder

BC's Office of Institutional Diversity reminds all faculty and staff of the invitation to self-identify as a protected veteran and/or a person with a disability. Visit the self-service area within PeopleSoft to update your status, or you may complete the forms found at this site and forward to Judy​​ to ensure the information is kept confidential.

‘Themes from the Exercises’

The Center for Ignatian Spirituality and The Jesuit Collaborative will host a series of public events throughout the academic year titled Themes from the Exercises, which will provide an introduction for those new to the Ignatian tradition and serve as a follow-up for those who are already experienced. Details and registration information

Market research panelists sought

A Consumer Insights Panel in the Carroll School of Management is seeking students and staff to participate in research studies that revolve around everyday consumer decisions. Panelists will be compensated for their time as well as have the opportunity to acquire useful consumer knowledge in a fun environment, organizers say. Panels will be posted regularly; panelists may participate in as many studies as their availability permits. Sign up at or email for more details.

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

Children's Center lottery for fall 2015

The BC Children’s Center preschool and extended day program is accepting applications for the lottery for openings in the fall of 2015. Children must be at least 2 years 9 months by Sept. 1, 2015 to be eligible.  Interested parents please apply by December 10, 2014. Information on the lottery and an online application form can be found at this link