The Office of Residential Life should implement more effective methods of communication during the housing selection process, including timely use of social media platforms, consistent instructions for registration and selection, and increased clarity surrounding any changes being made to the process. Housing selection is a stressful time for Boston College students, and ResLife should play…
The Office of Residential Life altered its housing selection timeline after it was disrupted due to IT server issues, according to an email sent to students on Wednesday. The housing selection process will resume on Thursday.
The Office of Residential Life postponed six-person apartment selection—which was set to occur this afternoon—for the remainder of the day due to IT server issues, according to an email sent to students.
Editorial: Without an Overhaul of the Housing Selection Process, Students Must Take It Upon Themselves To Mitigate Toxic Culture
The housing selection process at Boston College is a needlessly stressful one, marked by rumors and distrust. Since a complete overhaul of the housing selection process seems unlikely in the near future, students must take initiative to change the toxic culture surrounding housing at BC. Every class year at BC has a desired housing location….
Today’s update surpasses the previous high of 88 undergraduate students in isolation, a record set last Friday.
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Lochhead sent an email to students on Tuesday attributing the recent rise in COVID-19 cases at Boston College to “students letting their guard down.” If the trend continues, BC may implement further restrictions, including possibly sending students home early for the semester, the email said.
Students registered to live in Williams Hall are being relocated to other living assignments on campus as Boston College converts the residence hall into first-year housing.