Rental Space


IF YOU CURRENTLY HAVE A BU HILLEL SPACE RESERVATION: If you have an event space reserved, please be in contact with Deborah Glickman ( with any questions.

IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO BOOK SPACE: We are still booking space at BU Hillel for future use. Please contact Deborah Glickman ( with any questions.


The Florence & Chafetz Hillel House is a 4-story, 33,000 square foot building centrally located along the Charles River on the corner of Bay State Road and Granby Street on the Boston University (BU) campus. This magnificent building built in 2005, has large contemporary windows with beautiful views of the Charles River and the Boston and Cambridge skylines. Hillel House is a great location for everything from meetings, conferences, lectures, cultural events, bar/bat mitzvahs, and wedding ceremonies.

Flexible layouts including 7 event spaces can accommodate 20-300 guests

  • Top Floor – River Room, Castle and Bay State – can be rented individually or combined
  • 3rd Floor – Dining Hall
  • 2nd Floor – Lounge, Gallery and Board Room
  • 1st Floor – Lobby and Game Room
  Kosher and Non-Kosher Catering          Audio-Visual Equipment
  Convenient & Reasonable Parking     Free WiFi
   Close to Public Transportation Wheelchair Accessible



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  • Minimalist table setups.

  • Buffet-style dinner setup!

  • Pool anyone?

  • Another bar mitzvah setup!

  • Beautiful Shabbat setup!

  • Bar mitzvah fun!

  • Another dining setup!

  • Beautiful colors and beautiful view!

  • Your vision for your event matters at BU Hillel and the difference is in the details!

  • Various dining options available for large parties or small, private events!

  • Dinner options available for your event!

  • Dining setups can be customized for your event!

  • Beautiful plates by catering services!

  • Custom dinner set up in the Dining Hall.

  • Full service catering for your event needs!

  • Look at that salad!

  • Customized appetizer station for cocktail reception!

  • Need a full bar? No Problem!

  • Lecture setup!

  • Just one option for buffet-style catering available at BU Hillel!

  • Don't forget the drinks! Various drink stations available for your event needs!

  • Appetizer table!

  • Sometimes we work and play!

  • Beautiful table setup for dinner!

  • Delicious appetizers for your next event at BU Hillel!

Photo Gallery Floor and Capacity Charts Diagrams and Floor-plans

Take a Virtual Tour of our Space



Director of Operations, Deborah Glickman.
To inquire about availability, please contact Deborah Glickman, Director of Operations, at or 617-353-7661.
For BU Departments, please make a request on 25LIVE.

If you are a student group that wants to host program in our building email Ethan Sobel,