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Boston University

Boston, MA
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

233 Bay State Road

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Phone: 617-353-2300

Fax: 617-353-9695


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Kevin Lackey
Title:John McEachern
Admissions Office Address:Admissions Office
233 Bay State Rd.
Boston, MA 02215
Admissions Office Phone:617-353-2300
Admissions Office Fax:617-353-9695
Admissions Office Email:visit@bu.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Marsh Chapel Plaza
Mugar Memorial Library, special collections
Center for Student Services
George Sherman Student Union
Fitness and Recreation Center
DeWolfe Boathouse Photonics Center Student Village Residence Halls
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park
Charles River Esplanade
Newbury Street shopping district
Symphony Hall

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Mon.-Fri.; some Sat. in fall & spring
9 AM-5 PM;
Phone Number:617-353-2300
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:visit@bu.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Athletic Department
Advance Notice:2 weeks

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Not on the Weekend

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
By the MBTA (The "T"): Take the Green Line train (Boston College, "B" line) to BU East. Exit and cross Commonwealth Avenue to Granby Street. Turn left on Bay State Road. The Admissions Reception Center is located on the right side, at 233 Bay State Road. For route and fare information, visit the "T" online at www.mbta.com. By Air: Taxis to Boston University from Boston's Logan International Airport may take approximately 30 minutes (fare: approximately $25). From the airport, the "T" may take an hour and requires a transfer from the Blue Line to the Green Line at Government Center Station (for directions to Boston University by MBTA, see above). For more information visit Logan International Airport online at www.massport.org/logan/toandfr. By Bus or Train: Amtrak service and major bus companies arrive at Boston's South Station. Taxis to Boston University take approximately 20 minutes (fare: approximately $20). The "T" may take 40 minutes and requires a transfer from the Red Line to the Green Line at Park Street Station (for directions to Boston University by MBTA, see above).
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From West of Boston: Take Interstate 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) to Exit 18 (Brighton/Cambridge). Pay toll, then follow signs for Cambridge down the ramp to the second set of lights. Turn right at the lights (do not cross over the bridge/Charles River) and travel on Soldiers Field Road/Storrow Drive to the second Boston University exit. Follow the Local Directions below. From North of Boston: Take Route 93 South to the Storrow Drive exit (Exit 26). Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square exit (left exit). Follow signs for Kenmore Square. Follow the Local Directions below. From South of Boston: Take Interstate 93 North/Route 3 North to Storrow Drive exit (exit 26). Go west on Storrow Drive to Kenmore Square exit (left exit). Follow signs for Kenmore Square. Follow the local directions below. Local Directions: Turn right off the exit ramp at the traffic light (Beacon Street). Stay to the right to enter Bay State Road. The Admissions Reception Center will be on the right, 233 Bay State Road. Parking: Metered parking is available in front of the Reception Center on Bay State Road. Meters accept quarters only. A campus parking lot, which offers parking for a flat fee, is located off Commonwealth Avenue at the intersection of Granby Street.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Boston University is located in the Back Bay/Fenway area of Boston. The University does not endorse any particular hotel establishment. A list of local hotels can be found at http://www.bu.edu/admissions/explore/coming.html

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Admissions Office
    233 Bay State Rd.
    Boston, MA 02215
    Phone: 617-353-2300
    Fax: 617-353-9695
    Email: visit@bu.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays: