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

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 School of Theology and Ministry seeks to support you as you continue on in your vocational journey – providing the academic, spiritual, and social resources for you to thrive. We invite you to join us to engage in rigorous theological study as you prepare for transformational ministry.

STM waives our $75 application fee for all veterans of the Armed Services. Please email

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.