Student Life

The Boston University Medical Campus is located in Boston’s South End, a historic neighborhood famous for its elegant Victorian brownstones and vibrant community, surrounded by shops, restaurants, nightlife and a thriving arts community. GMS students find limitless opportunities both on and off campus.  Our Student Advisory Board oversees Student Life.


Resources for Student Organization Leaders

Interested in starting a new group?  Reach out to Dr. Theresa Davies (



Graduate Medical Sciences Student Organization (GMSSO)

The Graduate Medical Sciences Student Organization (GMSSO) organizes volunteer and social events in addition to advocating for the student population.

Minority and International Scientists Organization (MISO)

The Minority and International Scientists Organization provides a supportive and enriched environment to the diverse population of Boston University scientists via various social and academic events.

Biomedical PhD Student Organization (BPSO)

The Biomedical PhD Student Organization (BPSO) aims to build and strengthen the community among PhD programs at BUMC  and to cultivate camaraderie among Biomedical Science PhD students.

Women’s Professional Development Committee (WPDC)

The Women’s Professional Development Committee provides a supportive space to host professional development opportunities for graduate-level women in science at Boston University through establishing and cultivating a network of exemplary mentorship with women in a diversity of scientific careers.

Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWISE)

Graduate Women in Science and Engineering » Boston University

Graduate Student Organization (GSO)

Graduate Student Organization 

Underrepresented Graduate Student Organization (UGSO)

Underrepresented Graduate Student Organization and Facebook