All residential students are required to sign the addendum, which limits guests allowed in living units and prohibits all unapproved social gatherings.
Move-in day for Boston College students will be pushed back a day to August 24 and Welcome Week will be shortened to four days for incoming freshmen, according to Greg Jones, residential life’s director of housing operations. Additionally, students who want to move in early will have to pay a fee.
The Class of 2021 is larger than the sophomore class size by almost 100 students, and more rising juniors applied to live on campus than in previous years, contributing to the limited housing availability.
“It’s easy to be dissuaded from living here because of the distance and separation from campus, but in my opinion the benefits outweigh the small costs,” said Justin Panzariono, CSOM ’20.
“Students should also know that residence hall live-in staff have all been trained to have these types of conversations and provide referrals to these offices,” Jemima Pierre, the ASAP Program Manager, said in an email.
After getting a mod, features editor Archer Parquette took great pains to avoid writing a cliché housing column.