George Sherman Union Hours and Information

April 3rd, 2014

The George Sherman Union (GSU), located at 775 Commonwealth Avenue, is one of the “centers” of student life and a focal point of campus activity.

Information updated August 5, 2016

George Sherman Union Operations Desk

Located on the second floor of the George Sherman Union (GSU), the GSU Operations desk is the hub of information for Boston University’s Student Union! Here, visitors may find information about the building, events on campus, and Boston University resources.

You may contact the Operations Team with questions at (617) 353-5498.


Summer Hours:
Monday — Thursday 8 a.m. — 7 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. — 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Closed*

*Mugar Memorial Library has weekend hours during the summer.

Academic Year Hours:
Academic Year hours will begin on the first day of classes: Tuesday, September 6

Monday — Friday  8 a.m. — Midnight
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. — Midnight

Please note that the GSU Operations desk is closed on during all university-wide holidays.

The Union Court (Food Court)’s schedule is available on Dining Services’ website.

University Reservations

A variety of spaces in the GSU are available for reservation by student groups, faculty, staff and outside organizations. (A fee may be required for outside organizations.) Reservations in the GSU are handled through Events and Conferences.

Scarlet Safewalk

The University’s Scarlet Safewalk connects BU students looking for a late night transportation option with Scarlet Safewalk student ambassadors. Between the hours of 10 p.m and 2 a.m. each night during the Academic Year, students can request a walk from an ambassador. The program has two desks during the Academic Year. One desk is located outside the entrance Mugar Memorial Library at the GSU, and the other is located in the lobby of Kilachand Hall at 91 Bay State Road. To request an ambassador, students should call (617) 353-4877.

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