The Admissions Reception Center will close should the University close for inclement weather. On the day of your visit, please check the BU website or call BU’s emergency closing line at 617-353-SNOW (617-353-7669) if a storm is predicted.

Visit Us

Plan your visit to BU by checking out the options listed below. We look forward to welcoming you to campus!

Campus Visits – Information Session & Campus Tour | Visit a School or College | Group Visits | Questions | Don’t Miss Boston!

Reservations and advance notice are required for some programs. BU Admissions is located at the Alan and Sherry Leventhal Center at 233 Bay State Road. 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.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (only open Saturdays between March 24-April 28)
Our office will be closed Monday, April 16, for the Patriots’ Day holiday and Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day.

Events for Admitted Students

Special visit programs are offered in the spring for newly admitted students. Learn more on our Admitted Students website.

Programs for Prospective Students

These programs are for current high school students during their college search. 

Campus Visits – 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.

Visit a School or College

All ten of our undergraduate schools and colleges offer tours of their facilities. Please make arrangements by contacting the school or college directly.

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.


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.