The Office of Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS), under the Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculties provides academic and student-athlete formation services to approximately 750 student-athletes. Located on the 2nd & 4th floors of the Yawkey Athletics Center, SAAS has eight full-time employees that serve as liaisons between student-athletes, the Athletics Department and the BC academic community.
To be the nation's leader in formative student-athlete academic services.
SAAS Operates with the Core Values of SPIRIT:
Service - We work in SERVICE to others.
Purpose - The STUDENT-ATHLETE is our PURPOSE.
Integrity - We operate with TRANSPARENCY AND HONEST intent.
Responsibility - We are ACCOUNTABLE! We do the right thing, the right way.
Innovation - We challenge the status quo to build a BETTER way.
Teamwork - We work collectively to achieve EXCELLENCE.
Father Himes' Three Questions guide our work with student-athletes:
- What brings me joy?
- What am I good at?
- What does the world need me to be?
The Office of Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS) supports the Boston College academic community and the Athletics Department with our mission to pursue student-athlete excellence, student formation and a just society by remaining committed to integrity, ethics and honesty. We provide comprehensive academic support services to meet the educational, personal and career-development needs of all Boston College student-athletes. Consistent with the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, we will take a holistic approach to academic services and student formation, seeking to provide each student-athlete with the opportunity to excel at Boston College and in life beyond the Heights.