Serving Those Who Have Served

Boston College is grateful to the men and women who have served our country and want to facilitate all veteran students' return to undergraduate or graduate school.  The Woods College offers high quality academics, flexible course schedules, and personalized advising in a supportive community.  We encourage you to learn more about our programs and resources for veterans on campus.  The Woods College is happy to evaluate JST credits for possible transfer.  More information can be found under the Transfer of Credit Section in Academic Policies.

Available benefits for veteran or active duty service members

As a U.S. veteran or active duty service member at Boston College, you are eligible to use your U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits toward certificate programs as well as undergraduate and graduate. You may also qualify for special programs, including Boston College’s Yellow Ribbon Program. The VA also offers a variety of benefits and services to children and spouses of Servicemembers.  BC takes pride in helping students to navigate these benefits and what they mean for you. Please don't hesitate to ask any questions at all.

Available accommodations on campus 

As a member of the Boston College community, you'll have access to many resources and services that assist students in need of accommodations for hearing, visual, mobility, medical, and psychiatric disabilities.  We want to ensure you have the resources and accommodations needed to pursue and achieve educational, career, and personal goals.  More information.

There are many options available to you as a veteran, National Guard, reservist, or active military service member.  BC is here to help you to get started.

Your first step is to visit to complete your certification of eligibility application. 


Boston College proudly welcomes all veterans of the United States Armed Forces and is committed to helping the men and women who have served and continue to serve our country with the academic support, resources, community, and career development services that are the hallmark of a Boston College education.

Boston College Veterans Community

Course and Degree Options at the Woods College

One Credit

This course will explore the themes of service to others and how to incorporate one’s military service and life skills into one’s academic and professional career.

Options include accounting, criminal & social justice, information technology, and marketing.

Options include data analytics, executive leadership, and project management.

Options include corporate systems, criminal & social justice, economics, and information systems.

Offerings include applied economics, cybersecurity policy & governance, and healthcare administration.

Contact an advisor today

VA Certifying Official
Linda Malenfant
800-294-0294 (phone)
617-552-0739 (fax)


Undergraduate Programs
Erica Meyer


Graduate Programs
Kevin Powers

General Questions
Claudia Pouravelis