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Student Groups
Learn about the Student Organizations at BC Social Work and how to get involved.
Office of Graduate Student Life
Discover graduate student resources and programs from Boston College Office of Graduate Student Life.
University Student Services
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Important Dates for New Students

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Billing Dates

Friday, August 12 – first billing
Friday, September 9– Fall semester bills due

Immunization Forms Due

Friday, July 29
Failure to show proof of immunizations within 30 days from the start of classes will result in a block on your registration and an administrative fee of $70 will be charged to your student account.

Proficiency Exams (optional)

Friday, August 26
9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 2:00-4:00
Human Behavior & Social Environment, Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues and/or Social Welfare System

School Opening Events

Three-Year Orientation

Wednesday, August 24 4:30pm – 7:30pm
100 Gasson Hall
Note: 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 Student Orientation

Thursday, August 25
Various locations
This event is optional and is sponsored by the Boston College Office of Graduate Student Life. More information can be found at: /offices/gsc/new-grad-students/orientation.html

Two-Year Orientation

Tuesday, August 30
8:00-2:00
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

MSW Classes begin on Wednesday, August 31

 

SCWK 9921 Field Education I Orientation

*All Students Enrolled in Field Education I
Tuesday, September 6
Heights Room
9:30am – 12:00pm

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). 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.

Labor Day Holiday

Monday, September 5
No classes and no Field Placement

Last Day to Drop or Add classes

Wednesday, September 7

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Thursday, September 8
O’Neill Plaza
Noon

SSW Student Collective Barbecue

Thursday, September 1
5:00–7:00 p.m.
McGuinn Lawn (between McGuinn Hall and Carney Hall)

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

Field Education

Monday, September 12 – SCWK 9921 Field Education I report to agency site

Last date for Pass/Fail Option

Friday, September 16