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Welcome to the student resources page. Here you will find information on recent initiatives and programs sponsored by the Office of the Vice President and the Division of Student Affairs, in addition to upcoming events and campus resources.



BC Administrators Respond to Student Leaders Regarding Racial Incidents

A group of administrators, appointed by University President William P. Leahy, S.J., to meet with student leaders following several racial incidents that occurred on campus this fall, has issued a letter to the students outlining the University's plan of action to address diversity and inclusion matters. The letter proposes concrete measures to build a more respectful and inclusive community at Boston College. BC News

Message to the Division from Barb Jones
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Boston College Engage in Dialogue

Boston College Community Update on Racial Matters

Boston College Statement on Racist Incidents

Boston College Statement on DACA




Several incidents of racist behavior, including vandalism in a residence hall and a disturbing social media post, occurred this weekend on the BC campus.

Boston College condemns all acts of hate and is committed to holding any student who violates our standards accountable.

Federal privacy laws preclude our discussion of individual disciplinary matters, other than to say that a thorough investigation is ongoing.

Staff from the Bowman AHANA Intercultural Center, Dean of Students, and University Counseling Services are available to students for support and conversation.

We call upon all members of the BC community to treat each other with respect and to stand united against intolerance in any form.

David Quigley
Provost and Dean of Faculties

Barb Jones
Vice President for Student Affairs 


Support for Puerto Rico
All of us within the BC community have been pained by the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria on the island of Puerto Rico.

Boston College Statement on DACA
"The decision to rescind DACA is such a mistake, and so conflicts with our values and heritage as a nation of immigrants. BCNews



Previous Communications

Immigration Executive Order

Boston College President William P. Leahy, S.J., Executive Vice President Michael Lochhead, and Provost and Dean of Faculties David Quigley sent the following letter to the University community on January 29, 2017.

LTE: Dean of Students Thomas Mogan Pens Open Letter in Response to Parking Sign Slur 

Inclusive Community Recommendations
The Division of Student Affairs has a long history of supporting diversity and promoting an inclusive community at Boston College. Supporting and valuing the diversity of our students and staff is integral to our work and has been a prominent part of our strategic plans for the last decade. The recommendations outlined below were developed with input from students, staff, and faculty through dinners with senior administrators, focus groups with students, individual conversations and open town halls. The recommendations will continue to guide our work and shape our efforts to provide a welcoming and inclusive community for all students at Boston College. Continue to complete list of recommendations

Letter from Barb Jones, Vice President for Student Affairs to UGBC addressing working toward a more inclusive community | January 27, 2016
We are appreciative of the concerns raised by UGBC and the ongoing dialogue surrounding issues of inclusion.  Racism is a matter of concern for all of society, and maintaining an inclusive community where all students can thrive is a steadfast commitment of Boston College. Continue to complete letter

Michele Norris Explores The Importance Of Initiating Dialogues About Race 
The Distinguished Speaker Series hosted another speaker on Feb. 15, welcoming Michele Norris, award-winning journalist, author, and longtime host and special correspondent for National Public Radio, to Boston College at 1 p.m. to discuss how Grace of Silence: A Family Memoirgrew out of a journalistic quest to learn about how America talked about race. The Gavel  

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Barbara Jones holds open office hours most Fridays from 2–4 p.m. 

Spring Semester Schedule:

February: 16, 23
March: 2, 16, 23, 30
April: 6, 13, 20, 27
May: 4




Published on Feb 22, 2016 | Boston College Youtube

"Clair De Lune" by Claude Debussy performed by Christopher Vu '17.
Video Produced by Sean Casey | Aerial Photography by Peter Julian '17, Branick Weix '19 | Additional Photography by Mike Dillon and Ben Heider


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