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In the coming weeks, your student will have myriad opportunities to meet new friends, spark new interests, and get involved on campus. This roundup of important dates and upcoming events offers a glimpse into the University's robust campus life—there's something here to meet every student's interest.

 


WELCOME WEEK ACTIVITIES FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

Welcome Week 
August 23–28, 2017
Locations across Campus
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MOVE-IN INFORMATION


 

IMPORTANT DATES 

AUGUST 2017

  • Start of Classes | Monday, August 28
  • Transfer Student Welcome | Monday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m. | Maloney Hall 412

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • BAIC Welcome BBQ
    Thursday, August 31
    12:00–3:00 p.m. | O'Neill Plaza
    Sponsored by: Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center

  • Student Involvement FairSome 290 student organizations gather on Stokes Green to coax, cojole, and convince students to join their clubs
    Friday, September 1
    10:00 a.m.–2 p.m. | Stokes Lawn
    Sponsored by: Office of Student Involvement

  • Careerfest: An outdoor festival with games, snacks, and Baldwin with a bevy of information on BC career resources alongside representatives from various student organizations and departments from across campus
    Wedneday, September 6
    11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | O'Neill Plaza
    Sponsored by the Career Center

  • Volunteer Fair: Students can meet with over 30 student-led service organizations and learn more about getting involved in service at BC.
    Tuesday, September 5
    7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Lyons Dining Hall
    Sponsored by: Volunteer and Service Learning Center

  • Taste of Off-Campus: The University invites local restaurants and eateries to campus to offer a sampling of their goods to students living off campus
    Wednesday, September 6
    5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Cadigan Alumni Center Lawn
    Sponsored by the Office of Residential Life

  • Mass of the Holy Spirit: The University's annual Mass in honor of a new academic year
    Thursday, September 7
    12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | O'Neill Plaza
    Organized by the Office of Campus Ministry, within the Division of University Mission and Ministry


  • First Year Academic ConvocationFaculty and members of the Jesuit community charge first-year students with the words of St. Ignatius: "Go set the world aflame"
    Thursday, September 7
    6:00 p.m. | First Flight Procession
    7:00 p.m. | Conte Forum
    Organized by the Office of First Year Experience, within the Division of University Mission and Ministry

  • Fall Career and Internship FairSome 170 organizations come to campus to share information on potential job openings and internships
    Tuesday, September 12
    12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Conte Forum
    Sponsored by the Career Center

  • Study Abroad Fair: Representatives from more than 60 foreign universities and study abroad organizations as well students recently back from studying abroad and exchange students currently studying at BC 
    Wednesday, September 13
    6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m | Conte Forum
    Sponsored by the Office of International Programs

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