Please note: Campus tours will not be available December 12 through January 27 as our student ambassadors are on winter break.
In the event of a snow emergency, please check the BU homepage or call 617-353-SNOW (7669) for information on campus closings.
BU Admissions is relocating our reception center. We are very excited to begin hosting prospective students and families at our new, state-of-the-art Admissions Reception Center beginning on January 27, 2014. Here is how to find us during the relocation period:
Until Friday, January 24, 2014, the BU Admissions Reception Center is located at:
121 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
Starting Monday, January 27, 2014, the BU Admissions Reception Center will be located at:
233 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
Reservations and advance notice are required. Once you schedule your visit, see Directions & Maps for how to get here and where to park. Please plan to arrive and check in 15 minutes before your campus visit is scheduled to begin.
Visitor Programs for Students and Families
Hear from a current student about life at BU and get helpful information about admissions and financial aid policies from an Admissions representative. This session is a great opportunity to get all your questions answered. Sign up online
Beginning January 27, 2014:
Your visit will begin with a multimedia presentation where an admissions representative will walk you through our selection process, students will provide first-hand accounts of life at BU, and you’ll learn more about BU’s rigorous academics. Afterwards, a student will lead you on a walking tour of campus where you’ll see everything from the student union to the BU “Beach.” Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. Sign up online
Interested in seeing our laboratory facilities? This is a student led tour of three labs used by Boston University undergraduates. Guests will visit Chemistry, Biology, and Marine Science labs. This tour is offered on select Fridays from September through December. Sign up online.
If you are looking to bring a group of 10-50 students for a campus visit, please submit our group visit request form.
If you have any questions, feel free to email us or call 617-353-2318.
While you’re visiting BU, take time to see a city that’s truly one of a kind. See our list of some Boston highlights to help you plan your visit.