Boston College Graduate Education Association

Graduate Student Resources

A multitude of services and opportunities exist at BC and in the Boston area for graduate and professional students. But successfully navigating through these services to find what you’re looking for can be complex. The GEA hopes to quicken your search by providing links to popular offices, services, and information on and off campus.

On-Campus Resources

Grad Student Lounge is is Service Building 103 (across from Campion). The passcode is 3421

Campus Map maps and directions of campus

Graduate Student Life supports/runs the Murray Grad Student Center

Student Services located in Lyons Hall, including Financial Aid

University Health Services located in the lowest level of Cushing Hall, across the parking lot from Campion Hall

Margot Connell Recreation Center aka “the New Plex”

University Libraries the Quest online catalog and other resources/information

Dining Services online menus, hours of operation, and additional information

Police Department located in the Lower Campus Administration Building, next to Hillside

Transportation and Parking shuttle information and parking permits

BC Athletics for athletic games schedule

Off-Campus Resources

MBTA Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, for bus and T routes and schedules

Yelp Boston area restaurant, entertainment, and service reviews

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Blue Cross Blue Shield is the provider for BC student health insurance

Zip Car an alternative to car rental and car ownership

Legal Resources is a free resource to that provides templates for legal issues students may face, check out to see how FormPals might help you


Addiction Resources

Guide to Heroin Addiction

Guide to Heroin Rehab


Live Another Day – Extensive information on mental health and substance use resources for people of color. Their mission is equal access to life-saving resources. They have guides for black, Latinx, Asian, and native people.

Detox Local – An extensive list of mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community. an organization dedicated to connecting people seeking addiction treatment to the resources they need to succeed and thought our organization would be a great addition Addiction Center is not a specific treatment facility, instead a free web information guide that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together The Drug Treatment Center Finder is a free web-based resource hub that strives to provide the most up-to-date information and available treatment services across the nation. who promotes better health on university campuses raises awareness of the consequences of smoking and helps communities become smoke-free Addiction Resource provides information about drug rehab centers and addiction treatments Recovery Village, an organization dedicated to providing the best treatment possible to those struggling with substance abuse and eating disorders