The Office of Graduate Student Life sponsors a number of campus-wide initiatives for all graduate students at Boston College.  

The New Graduate and Professional Orientation is on Thursday, August 22.  

Dissertation Boot Camp

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Dissertation Boot Camp is a three-day program that helps doctoral students progress through the difficult writing stages of the dissertation process.

Grads Give Back

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This annual event sponsored in partnership with the Graduate Student Association aims to engage graduate students with the Boston community through a day of service.

Graduate Leadership Program

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The Graduate Leadership Program (GLP) at Boston College is an in-depth, four-session professional development workshop series designed to help Graduate students gain deeper self-awareness as leaders.

GPS Graduate Student Retreat

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GPS is an overnight retreat experience that helps first-year graduate students engage in self-reflection and meaningful conversation about the realities of graduate school at Boston College.

New Graduate and Professional Orientation

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In partnership with other departments, the Office of Graduate Student Life welcomes the incoming class to Boston College during our New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation.