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Office of Residential Life


     The Office of Residential Life strives to create a safe and welcoming environment for all students by engaging our residents on topics such as diversity and inclusion, faith and spirituality, responsible social activities, as wella s academics here at Boston College.  We invite you to learn more about the residential living experience at Boston College through this website. If you are unable to find the information you are looking for on our website, pleae feel free to visit us in person or contact us by phone or email.

Office Hours: Maloney Hall, suite 413
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 617 - 552 - 3060


Job Opportunities

The Office of Residential Life is currently accepting applications for two full time positions:

  1. Assistant Director for Living-Learning Communities
  2. Technology Support Specialist

Visit our Job Opportunities Page to learn more about working at Res Life and for the link to the HR website!

Housing Cancellation Policy

Our Housing Cancellation Policy aims to give the most students possible the chance to live on campus.  Read the linked PDF for details.

International & Undocumented Student Support

Boston College is committed to supporting our entire community.  This document from the Vice Presdient of Student Affairs highlights some of the many resources available to International and undocumented students at Boston College.

Using Your New Eagle ID

This video gives a brief explanation of how to use your new Eagle ID on the exterior doors of all the residence halls as well as at the bedroom and bathroom locks of those halls on Upper, Newton, CoRo, Reservoir Apts., and Thomas More Apts.

How to Find Your PIN

Bedroom and bathroom locks require a PIN.  PINs can be found on the My Res Life page of the Agora Portal.  The title above, "How to Find Your PIN" links to a PDF document that shows exactly where to find your PIN.

Lock-Out FAQ

A step by step guide on how to handle a lock out.

off campus blog link

Live Off Campus?

Check out the Off-Campus Blog for upcoming events and renting information!

Class of 2020

Res Life welcomes all of the recently accepted class of 2020 to the BC Community!

Meet the Res Life Staff

Meet some of the faces of Res Life as we flashback to the 90s!

Minute Move Out

This one minute look into moving out of a residence hall gives a brief but accurate impression of what some 7,000 students and their families have to do every year!


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Whether a first year, transfer, or returning student, residential life offers great living environments, diverse learning experiences and valuable resources that complement the academic experience. 



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