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Law School Getting Started Guide—Fall 2016

Incoming Law Students


Welcome to Boston College Law School! As you begin your academic career here at BC Law, please reference the information below to become familiar with some of the services we offer to our students. The staff of Service Associates in Lyons Hall can assist you with questions concerning enrollment, student accounts, and tuition and fees. If you have any questions, feel free to call the Office of Student Services at 617-552-3300 or 800-294-0294, or send an email to For walk-in service and telephone service hours, visit the Office of Student Services website at

Please complete the administrative responsibilities listed below before you come to campus.

Agora Portal Transactions—MyServices

You will need to begin by logging into the Agora Portal for these services with your username and password (top right-hand corner of the screen).  Once the portal page is opened, click on the links below to open up and complete the transactions.

Financial Services Information

Other Services and Information

  • Eagle Bucks
    Eagle Bucks can be used for purchases everywhere the Eagle-One Card is accepted, including on-campus restaurants, many vending and snack machines, contracted food delivery services, Boston College bookstores, residence hall laundry facilities, and off-campus vendors like City Convenience. To add money to Eagle Bucks, log on to your Agora Portal account. Your credit card (Visa or MasterCard only) will be charged for the amount you wish to add.
  • Email
    The Office of Student Services sends all notifications to your BC email account, which is created automatically for all law students. To view your email address, log on to your Agora Portal account. Your email address will be displayed in your "Email Settings" under "Common Services" under the "My Services" tab. From this screen you may also forward your BC account to another email account. Usernames and passwords are usually provided by your law school. If you have any questions, contact the Office of Student Services at 800-294-0294 or 617-552-3300.
  • Off-Campus Housing—Office of Residential Life
  • Loan Certification
    The National Student Clearinghouse will process deferment forms for Fall 2016 after September 9, 2016, in accordance with Federal regulations. If your lender requires paper certification of your loan status, please bring the signed form to the Law School's Financial Aid Office. Your deferment form will be forwarded to the National Student Clearinghouse. If the enrollment certification does not require an official school seal or signature, you may process the certification online through your Agora Portal account (
  • Purchase MBTA passes for the semester.
  • Registration
    Information about orientation and registration will be sent to during the summer. The Law School’s Office of Academic Services will complete your registration for fall semester first-year courses.
  • Notices and Disclosures
  • Notice of Non-Discrimination
  • University Communication Policy

Voter Registration

Visit Student Services’ voter registration webpage at for information about requesting a mail-in voter registration form, voting instructions, and web links to the Massachusetts Division of Elections and to the Massachusetts and National League of Women Voters websites.

Academic Information and Calendars


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