FAQs for the Division of Student Affairs
Resources and Support
Appointments can be made by calling the office at 617-552-3310 or by visiting the office in Gasson 001 during our regular office hours of Monday through Friday 8:45 AM to 4:45 PM. An emergency clinician is on call 24 hours a day.
Students can speak confidentially with a counselor at University Counseling Services about a friend and receive advice about how to deal with a troubling situation. Consultations can be obtained by making an appointment with a University Counseling Services clinician. Call 617-552-3310 or visit Counseling Services office in Gasson 001.
The Office of Health Promotion provides individual and group health programming to help you discover strategies to optimize your emotion and physical health throughout your years at Boston College and beyond.
The Boston College Women’s Center exists to support the advancement of women and cultivate a campus culture that encourages all students to achieve their full potential. Programs include Duo, Love Your Body Week, Care Week & Bystander Intervention Education.
The Boston College Sexual Assualt Network (SANet) provides support and resources to any Boston College Student affected by sexual assault, rape, relationship violence, and other related crimes. SANet’s services are free and confidential and can be accessed 24 hours a day by calling 617-552- 2211. Please visit www.bc.edu/sanet for more information.
The Boston College Sexual Assault Network is a resource for all students and connects those who have been directly or indirectly affected by sexual violence with trained advocates who can: offer empowering support to survivors, provide on and off campus resources, explore all available options, and be a compassionate and affirming presence throughout the healing process.
BAIC stands for Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center. The mission of the BAIC is to support the undergraduate community, with a partic- ular focus on AHANA, multicultural, multiracial and OTE students in navigating college life. The BAIC office is located in Maloney Hall, Suite 455.
Yes, all students are welcome.
AHANA is an acronym used to describe individuals of African, Hispanic, Asian and Native American descent.
Health & Wellness
Health Services is open 24 hours a day, it is a good place to start if you are having any physical, emotional or transitional issues. The Center is located on the Chestnut Hall Campus in Cushing Hall. Our professional staff consists of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and on-site specialty consultants. You can make an appointment by calling 617-552-3225 or by visiting www.bc.edu/offices/uhs
The Disability Services Office (ODS) serves undergraduate and graduate students with hearing, visual, mobility, temporary, medical, and psychiatric disabilities by ensuring that students receive support services and accommodations that permit equal access to all Boston College programs. Ap- propriate support services are provided by Paulette Durrett, Assistant Dean for Students with Disabilities. The ODS is located within the Office of the Dean of Students in Maloney Hall, Suite 448.
Staff members, addiction specialists, and clinical Interns are available to discuss alcohol and drug related issues. Speaking to a professional will provide helpful feedback and non-judgmental support while providing referrals if necessary. Conversations are confidential and identifying information will not be shared without your permission. Sessions are free of charge.
To schedule an appointment email email@example.com or visit office 013 in Gasson Hall. If this is an emergency situation please call the Boston College Police Department (BCPD) for assistance at 617-552-4444; if you are off campus, dial 911. If you need help in assessing the situation, call the University Counseling Services at 617-552-3310 between the hours of 9am and 5pm; after 5pm contact BCPD at 617-552-4440.
You will receive a notification from the institution to discuss the incident and how it relates to the University’s expectations and policies. During this meeting you will have an opportunity to discuss what occurred and to learn more about the student conduct process and the resources available at BC. The majority of the policy violations documented in reports are minor violations related to alcohol, which are generally resolved with lower-level sanctions and/or educational referrals. To view the policies in the Code of Conduct, information about the student conduct system, and expectations of student behavior, please see Sections 4 and 5 of the Boston College Student Guide www.bc.edu/studentguide.
Dining Services, the Office of Health Promotion and Athletics offer individual appointments with our nutritionist, Kate Sweeney, who can provide education and counseling on a variety of wellness topics, including healthy eating, food allergies, nutrition and physical activity, weight management, nutrition treatment of a medical diagnosis , and any other nutrition or food related questions! To schedule an appointment please call 617-552-3307.
Contact Caroline Davis, Assistant Dean, for GLBTQ Outreach & Support, at our Dean of Student Offices by visiting Maloney Hall, Suite 448, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 617-552-3470.
The information is available on the Agora Portal. Log on to the portal, click on “My Reslife,” then “Web Forms,” and “Assignment History.”
The Office of Residential Life manages the University’s off-campus housing program, serving the needs of students, faculty/staff, and alumni. For information about living off-campus or to start your housing search, please visit bc.edu/offcampus. For specific questions, please email offcampus@ bc.edu, call 617-552-3075, or visit Maloney Hall, Suite 413.
Students and recent alumni can now schedule 30 minute one-on-one appointments with a career counselor through EagleLink. If you need assistance, please call (617) 552-3430 or visit our office at 38 Commonwealth Avenue during office hours. Or, stop by during Drop-In Hours for a 15- to 20-minute consultation.
Before you can launch a job search or a fulfilling career, you’ll need to spend some time evaluating your interests and goals and exploring different career paths. In addition to the academic advising center, The Career Center at Boston College offers a variety of resources to help you assess your strengths, choose a major, and learn more about careers that look interesting. Visitwww.bc.edu/offices/careers/ to learn more.
The Career Center can help you throughout the internship process, from writing a resume to submitting an application to choosing the best offer. Make an appointment to meet with a career counselor or visit Career Services during the drop-in hours. Please visitwww.bc.edu/offices/careers/jobs. Also look at Eagle Summer Stipends at www.bc.edu/offices/careers/jobs/internships/stipends
You can get involved by either logging into MyBC and browsing through a list of current student organizations or by viewing a list of descriptions of the Office of Student Involvement sponsored programs atwww.bc.edu/offices/studentprograms/programs. You can also attend the Student Involvement Fair each September and January.
The Student Involvement Fair is your personal welcome to Boston College and the new year. Held each fall at the beginning of the Academic year, over 200 organizations, programs, and offices participate. The Student Involvement Fair is the first Friday of the academic year from 10:00am to 2:00pm and takes place throughout Middle Campus. Often, a second fair is held in January.
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC) is a student government created to enrich the lives of students attending Boston College and serves the BC community on the basis of student feedback. To get involved visitbc.orgsync.com/org/ugbc1/
There are three ways to obtain tickets including buying them online at www.bc.edu/robsham/tickets, by visiting the Robsham Theater box office Monday– Friday, 9:00 – 5:00 p.m., or by calling the box office at 617-552-4002.
Please visit www.bc.edu/offices/vpsa/Museum_Memberships. You can get into the following museums by showing your Boston College ID: Muse- um of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Please visit the Robsham box office to get free passes for the New England Aquarium and the Museum of Science.
Go to www.bceagles.com, the Boston College Athletics website, for the schedules for all sports. Gold Pass is your student ticket to all BC Athletic events and the only way to for students to attend games is to purchase the Gold Pass or purchase a full priced individual game ticket with an assigned seat not located in the student section. Please go to
www.bceagles.com/tickets/the-gold-pass for more information.