Taking care of your physical, mental, and social health is essential to getting the most out of your college experience. Our staff, health coaches, programs, and events are here to help you reflect on your personal wellness, develop skills to maintain a well-balanced lifestyle, and make informed, healthy choices that will stay with you long after graduation. 

We Look Forward to Welcoming You Back to Boston College! 

As you are transitioning back to school and may be experiencing the impacts of COVID-19, know the Office of Health Promotion is here for you-–sending positive encouragement, healthy habits, and online support your way. Be in touch by emailing healthpromotion@bc.edu. We are continuing to offer a variety of our services online and over the phone including Wellness Coaching appointments (email makayla.davis@bc.edu, substance use conversations (email Jeannine Kremer- jeannine.kremer@bc.edu), and appointments for food, body image, and exercise concerns (email Kate Sweeney - sweenekz@bc.edu). We encourage you to visit our Feel Better Now page for tips related to online learning and staying healthy. 

This Fall we will be offering opportunities to participate in our virtual Let’s Talk Health initiative, stay tuned for emails to your inbox! We will also be collaborating with the Women’s Center and Campus Recreation to feature a week of events each month. 

  • Let’s Talk Body - September
  • Let’s Talk Mind - October
  • Let’s Talk Soul- November

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Our Programs

Alcohol and Drug Education

The Alcohol & Drug Education Program provides opportunities for students to receive appropriate support, reflect on current choices, and learn about strategies for making lower-risk choices around substance use at Boston College.

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General Health and Health Coaching

Students can meet with a peer Wellness Coach through the Institute of Wellness Coaching to discuss their well-being and develop personal goals and strategies to improve their health

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Nutrition and Body Image

Whether you're managing a medical nutritional need, struggling with an eating disorder, looking to eat healthy at BC, or change perceptions around body image, we can help! Sign up for a nutrition counseling session, attend the Body Project, meet with a Wellness Coach, or browse our resources.

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News and Notes

We Are BC Health Blog
Summer Socializing: Getting Real About Relationships  Link to article
by Rachel Goldsborough We have finally made it- though it may have felt a bit anticlimactic considering we were not all on campus to celebrate, the final day of classes has co...
May 04, 2020
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A New Era of Socializing  Link to article
by Rachel Goldsborough As an assignment for one of my classes, I was required to read a 24-page research article… on how isolation can produce “social craving”- feelings of lo...
April 27, 2020
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Spirituality and Self: Finding Faith From Within  Link to article
by Rachel Goldsborough What does it mean to be a spiritual person? Often, people might think it equivocates to being religious, or not wanting to be assigned to one specific r...
April 14, 2020
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