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Important Dates for New Students

More events to be announced! Please check back for updates throughout the summer.

Keep up to date with Boston College School of Social Work events and news on the BC Social Work Facebook page.

 

Off-Campus Housing Fair

Friday, June 12
See Office of Residential Life — Off-Campus Housing for details and additional resources.

 

Immunization Forms Due

Friday, July 31

 

Billing Dates

Friday, August 14-first billing
Tuesday,September 15 -- Fall semester bills due

 

Proficiency Exams (optional)

Monday, August 24
9:00a.m.-11:00a.m., 11:00a.m.-1:00p.m., 2:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

Human Behavior & Social Environment, Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues and/or Social Welfare System

 

School Opening Events

Three-Year MSW Program Orientation

Wednesday, August 26
4:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Gasson Hall 100, Chestnut Hill Campus

Note: Students at the Worcester site are welcome to join this event. They will be notified about a "get to know the Worcester campus" tour. Meet faculty and other students. Learn more about the three-year MSW program, graduate student life, and Boston College resources.

Please allow extra time for parking since it will be extremely busy on campus. We recommend that you carpool or use public transportation if possible.

Parking: Beacon Street Garage levels 3 or 4 (entrance is on level 2) or Commonwealth Garage levels 3-6. Visitor parking rates apply without a Boston College parking permit. Students who purchase and pick up a permit that day can have their parking ticket validated at Student Services.

New Graduate and Professional Students Orientation

Various Locations
This event is optional and is sponsored by the Boston College Office of Graduate Student Life. More information can be found at the Boston College Office of Graduate Student Life website

 

Classes Begin

All Students Enrolled in Field Education 1

Wednesday, September 2
8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons, Chestnut Hill Campus

SCWK 9921 Field Education 1 required class
Learn more about requirements for First Year Field Education. Meet your advisor.
Please allow extra time for parking since it will be extremely busy on campus. We recommend that you carpool or use public transportation if possible.

Parking: Beacon Street Garage levels 3 or 4 (entrance is on level 2) or Commonwealth Garage levels 3-6. Visitor parking rates apply without a Boston College parking permit. Students who purchase and pick up a permit that day can have their parking ticket validated at Student Services.

All First Year Students

Thursday, September 3
Gasson Hall 100, Chestnut Hill Campus

*Lunch will be provided
SCWK 7721 Human Behavior & the Social Environment
9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
SCWK 7723 Diversity & Cross-Cultural Issues
1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

 

Football Game on Campus

BC vs. Maine Football Game

Saturday, September 5
Time: TBA
Alumni Stadium

*No parking on campus.

 

Labor Day Holiday

Monday, September 7
No classes and no Field Placement

 

Last Day to Drop or Add Classes

Wednesday, September 9

 

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Thursday, September 10
O'Neill Plaza
Noon

BC Social Work Student Collective Barbecue

5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
McGuinn Lawn (between McGuinn Hall and Carney Hall)
Rain location: McGuinn 521

The Boston College Graduate School of Social Work Student Collective will host a barbecue to celebrate the start of the new academic year. The entire BC Social Work community is invited to this annual informal get-together. See the complete event details.

 

Billing Dates

Tuesday,September 15 -- Fall semester bills due

 

Field Education Day

Monday, September 14 -- SCWK 9921 Field Education 1 report to agency site - Chestnut Hill; Worcester students report to field on site-appointed days

 

Last Date for Pass/Fail Option

Friday, September 25