Bay State Road will be closed to all traffic from Thursday, July 24, to Monday, July 28, from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. due to roadway repair. If you are planning to drive to the Admissions Reception Center on these days, we strongly recommend taking public transportation. Limited, paid parking is also available in the Warren Towers Garage and the Granby Lot, both located off Commonwealth Avenue.

Visit Us

Our BU Admissions Reception Center is located at 233 Bay State Road. To find us, look for the red awning.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

Campus Visit – Information Session & Campus Tour (2 hours)

Your visit will begin with a presentation where you will learn about BU’s dynamic academic and social community from a variety of perspectives. You will learn what makes an application competitive for admission and have an opportunity to have all your questions answered. You will then proceed 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

*As our tours are given by current students, they will not be available during certain times of the year – Spring Break in March, May, early September, and during Winter break. Please check the registration calendar to determine if a tour will be offered on the day of your visit.

Group Visits

If you are looking to bring a group of 10-50 students for a campus visit, please submit our group visit request form.

Questions? Give us a call.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us or call 617-353-2318.

Don’t miss Boston!

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.