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Office of Residential Life

Welcome to the Office of Residential Life

We strive 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, and academics here at Boston College.  We invite you to learn more about the residential living experience at Boston College through this website. For questions relating to room assignments, housing eligibility, facility concerns, off -campus housing, or any other issues please contact us.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

617.552.3060 |


Meet the Res Life Staff

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


Room Selection 2017
Blizzard Notice

Room Selection 2017 is scheduled to happen as originally planned.  The Res Life office will still be open and the room selection process will happen as normal even if the University closes.  Click on the "Blizzard Notice" link above to view the office letter.

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Room Selection Information

Room Selection is fast approaching!  Find out all you need to know on our Room Selection Process page.  Click the Image above or click this link to watch our Housing Selection Videos on our YouTube channel.

We also have pages where you can find information on the Types of Accomodations available as well as Floorplans of our Halls (BC login required).

Full-time Employee Positions Available

The Office of Residential Life is accepting applications for an Anticipated Resident Director opening.  Visit our Resident Director page to learn more about the position.  Follow the link above to visit our Job Opportunities page for a detailed position descriptions and link to the HR website to apply.

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.

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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!

Video Preview:
2000 Comm Ave

Take a short video tour of BC's tallest residence hall!

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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