Resources for Students

BC Dining

Options for meals at during the Boston College experience incude access to on-campus facilities that BC students visit all year. They inlcude McElroy Dining Halls, Carney's Dining Room, the Eagles Nest, and the Hillside Cafe

Facilities hours vary in the summer, but provide a wide variety of a la carte selections to suit individual needs.

For more detailed descriptions of these dining halls, their hours, and their food offerings, visting the homepage for BC Dining.

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Recreation Facilities

The Margot Connell Recreation Center is the focal point for athletic activities and recreation. Enjoying these facilities with those who share similar academic interests adds another dimension to summer study.  Use of the Connell Recreation Center is subject to rules and regulations, including regulation pertaining to use by minors, for more information, please refer to the BC Rec website.

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Religious Services

Liturgy is offered on class days in Gasson Hall Chapel at noon, and in the Church of St. Ignatius daily 5:30 p.m., Saturday at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday vigil and on Sunday at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 noon and 5:30 p.m.

The Office of Campus Ministry is located in McElroy 215. A complete listing of local clergy and detailed information on religious services of many faiths is available there.

Health Services

The University Health Service Clinic is located in Cushing Hall. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The clinic provides emergency treatment of minor injuries or illnesses with payment of the summer health fee and willingly acts as liaison with community doctors for any help necessary which the clinic cannot provide.

For routine care the clinic’s telephone number is 552-3225; in an emergency, telephone 552-4444.

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O’Neill Library

Boston College offers summer learners full library privileges. The Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr. library contains over a million volumes and nearly 17,000 serial subscriptions. College Experience students are encouraged to get to know the library resources quickly. The Guide to the Boston College Libraries is available at the library reference desk.

Connors Family Learning Center

The Connors Family Learning Center offers free tutoring to Boston College students and is located in the second floor of O'Neill Library. Tutoring is provided by current BC students who have demonstrated excellent skills in a particular subject area. Appointments can be made over the phone or in person.

Students With Disabilities

Students with disabilities, whether physical, learning, or otherwise, are encouraged to notify the Program Director so that any necessary accommodations can be made.

Boston College Bookstore

The BC Bookstore is located on the first floor of McElroy Commons on Middle Campus. Textbooks, study aids, stationery supplies, gifts, toiletries, BC clothing, and other items such as newspapers and snacks are available for purchase.

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