Stay up-to-date with your vision exams without leaving campus. Since March 2017, 2020 On-site has been bringing its full-service optometry office on wheels to Boston College as part of the Healthy You program. Independent optometrists in state-of-the-art mobile vision centers provide comprehensive eye exams using the latest technology. 

Upcoming Visits

Spring 2024

Future visits from the Vision Van will be listed here when they are available. Online appointment booking will open three weeks prior to visit date via email from the BC Benefits Office.

Brighton Parking Lot

Appointments are available between 8:00am - 4:00pm on the dates below.

LOCATION: They will be parked by the Gymnasium at 2115 Comm Ave, ddjacent to Dance Studio.

  • Tuesday, March 19th
Mobile Vision Suite in Walsh Hall Function Room

Appointments are available between 8:00am - 4:00pm on the dates below. 

LOCATION: They will be indoors at a newly setup "Mobile Vision Suite" located in the Walsh Hall Conference Room.

  • Wednesday, February 28th
  • Thursday, February 29th

LOCATION: They will be parked across from Robsham Theater on Campanella Way.

  • Tuesday, April 23rd
  • Wednesday, April 24th
  • Thursday, April 25th
Newton Parking Lot

Appointments are available between 8:00am - 4:00pm on the date(s) below.

LOCATION: They will be parked in the parking lot near entrance to Smith Wing.

  • Tuesday, April 2

Why 2020 On-Site?

  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • 300+ frames on board
  • Unparalleled convenience
  • Major insurance accepted
  • FREE HD retinal imagery ($40-80 value)
  • Contact lens renewals*

*2020 offers prescription renewals for existing contact wearers, but cannot perform fittings for first-time contact wearers due to required 48-72 hour follow-up for insertion and renewal.

The 2020 onsite bus

2020 Onsite's state-of-the-art mobile vision center

Top four things to know

You can use your BC insurance (HPHC)

One eye exam is covered every calendar year after a $25 copayment. Other insurances are accepted. Exams are available for $70 for those without exam coverage.

Please, no cash or checks

Only debit, credit, and FSA/HSA cards are accepted for exams, products, and relevant copays.

No disruption to your day

Exams without dilation are available for those who need to get quickly back to work. Exams must be booked in advance.

We're flexible:

Cancellations more than 24 hours before an appointment will never be charged. Cancellations within 24 hours of a scheduled appointment will result in a $50 cancellation fee.