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The Office of Graduate Student Life

New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Office of Graduate Student Life, the Office of the Provost, University Libraries, and the Graduate Student Association welcomes new graduate students to Boston College during our New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation program.

The Orientation schedule includes a welcome address, returning graduate student panels, lunch, campus tours, library tours, educational sessions, and a resource fair! Educational sessions comprise of financial services, getting to know Boston, the doctoral student experience, health and wellness, and more. Click here for a welcome message from University Librarian, Tom Wall.

2019 Orientation Schedule (subject to change)

8:45-9:45am: Check-in and Coffee Hour -- Robsham Patio & Entry
9:45-10:30am: University Welcome -- Robsham Main Stage
10:35-11:50am: Returning Student Panels --Robsham Main Stage & Bonn Studio
12:00-1:15pm: Lunch -- O'Neill Plaza
1:00-2:00pm: Resource Fair -- Gasson 100 & Rotunda
2:00-4:00pm: Educational Sessions --Fulton
4:00-5:00pm: Shirt Distribution, All-Grad Photo, Ice Cream -- Academic Quad

Registration information for the 2019 New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation coming soon!