Plan Your Visit

Individual Appointments and Class Visits

Visit campus to speak with admissions representatives and academic advisors, sit in on a class, connect with a current student, or learn about careers in the field. Please contact the Admissions Team and our staff will be delighted to arrange your individual campus visit. Our office is open for appointments Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are also happy to accommodate early morning and evening appointments upon request. If you are in town on short notice, please don’t email — call the office as soon as you’re able!

You can schedule a campus visit by emailing us at Please include your program(s) and area(s) of interest, availability for a visit, as well as what you would like to do while on campus. We would be more than happy to accommodate you as best we can. You can also give us a call to schedule an appointment at 617-638-4640. We look forward to hearing from you.

Local Accommodations

The following hotels offer a discount rate for Boston University students and guests who reserve a room in advance, pending availability. Visiting applicants are advised to book a room well in advance in order to secure the most favorable rate.

Hostelling International
19 Stuart Street

Courtyard by Marriott—South Boston
63R Boston Street
1 mile to BU Medical Campus

Hampton Inn & Suites
811 Massachusetts Avenue
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus

Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline
1200 Beacon Street, Brookline

Midtown Hotel
220 Huntington Avenue

The Inn at Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Avenue
Near the Longwood station on Green Line

Hotel Buckminster
645 Beacon Street
On Green Line in Kenmore Square
Walking distance to Fenway Park

Milner Hotel 
78 Charles Street South

The following hotels and establishments do not offer discounts or special BU rates, but may be of interest due to their location and/or pricing.

Best Western Roundhouse Suites
891 Massachusetts Avenue
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus

Aisling Bed & Breakfast 
21 E. Concord Street
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus

BU does not sponsor Airbnb and encourages all visitors to research this option to weigh any potential risks and benefits. We do, however, recognize that it can be a more affordable and unique way to visit Boston.

40 Berkeley Hostel
40 Berkeley Street
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus

There are many hotels in the Greater Boston area where guests may find convenient accommodations while visiting Boston University School of Public Health. The above listing is just a selection of possible accommodations. All of the hotels reserve the right to change rates depending on season and demand.