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Spring Opening 2016 Information

office of residential life

Residence halls officially open at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2015. No check-in is necessary for returning students, and resident card access will be enabled as of this time.



Students will not be permitted to enter their residence hall room for any reason over the winter break. Please remember to bring the following items home with you:

  • Clothing (winter or summer)
  • Airline tickets
  • Passport
  • Medication

It is imperative that you are fully prepared prior to departing for the holidays.

*Please note that Boston College, including the Office of Residential Life, will be closed from December 24, 2015, to January 4, 2016, and will re-open on January 4, 2015 at 9 AM.  While Boston College is closed, we will be unavailable to respond to calls or emails.


New Arrivals

Students who will be new to campus for the Spring semester may check in at the Residential Life Central Office, located in Maloney Hall, Suite 413, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.:

  • Saturday, January 16
  • Sunday, January 17
  • Monday, January 18

Beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2016, students may check-in during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


Early Arrival — General information

Students may apply to move in early for a limited number of reasons. To learn more, click here. Any questions regarding early arrivals may be directed to You may also call 617-552-4727.