Student Life


Boston is a unique city with roots that stretch back into the 17th century. Since playing a main role in the American Revolution, Boston has matured into an amazing city with a rare convergence of diverse communities. As a student in Boston, you will have opportunities to interact with a diverse network of academic institutions with links to a world-famous biotechnology community. Furthermore, you will be able to explore the wide variety of cultural attractions, historic sites, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class dining, and acres of urban parks. In addition, all of these features are easily accessible by one of the most extensive subway systems in the country, thereby earning Boston the distinction of being a truly walkable city. You will find more information about the exciting variety of activities available to Boston residents here:

In addition, information about off campus housing can be found here:

Also, the Graduate Medical Sciences Student Organization has put together a student survival guide, available here: GMSSO Student Survival Guide

The GMSSO also maintains a web presence through facebook here: GMSSO Facebook Group