Graduate Student Life

Welcome to the Graduate Student Life page designed to make your life easier by providing information and links to the resources that you need.

Your New Graduate Student Reps

Paul Hicks, Katie Grasso, Vincent Ovalle and Matt Thompson


Upcoming Events

Cume Schedule Academic Year 2017 - 2018


Academic Calendar 2017 - 2018

  • September 4   Labor Day - no classes
  • September 6    Drop/Add ends
  • October 19    Columbus Day - no classes, Graduate Student Symposium
  • November 22 - 24    Thanksgiving Break
  • December 1    Deadline for master's and doctoral candidates to submit theses and dissertations for December 2017 graduation
  • December 13 - 20    Term Examinations
  • January 5    Martin Luther King Day
  • January 17    Spring Semester begins
  • January 24    Drop/Add ends
  • March 5 - 10    Spring Break - no classes
  • April 3    Deadline to turn in theses for May 2018 graduation
  • March 29 - April 3    Easter Break - no classes
  • April 16    Patriot's Day - no classes
  • May 8 - 15   Term Examinations
  • May 21   Commencement

Online Forms Available

Dissertation Submission
Theses Submission
Conference Approval and Reimbursement


Important Links

Academic Calendar
BC Campus Map
BC Graduate Student Association
Chemistry Department Graduate Guidelines (in pdf)
Dining Services
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
GSAS Forms
Health Insurance
Health Services
BC Office of Residental Life