Plan Your Visit

Individual Appointments and Class Visits

Visit campus and sit in on a class, speak with admissions representatives and academic advisors, 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 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are happy to accommodate 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 asksph@bu.edu. Please include your program(s) and concentration(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 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.

Courtyard by Marriott—South Boston
63R Boston Street
617-436-8200
1 mile to BU Medical Campus
Free shuttle service to campus
$5 shuttle service to airport
Rates $129–$159

Hampton Inn & Suites
811 Massachusetts Avenue
617-445-6400
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus
Free shuttle to airport
Rates: $119–$139

Midtown Hotel
220 Huntington Avenue
800-343-1177
Rates: $89–$129*
*Discount dependent on availability

The Inn at Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Avenue
617-731-4700
Near the Longwood station on Green Line
Rates: BU affiliates receive a 15% discount off the best available rate using promotion code “BU”

Hotel Buckminster
645 Beacon Street
617-236-7050
800-727-2825
On Green Line in Kenmore Square
Walking distance to Fenway Park
Rates: $80–$240

Milner Hotel 
78 Charles Street South
617-426-6220
Rates: $99–$249

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
617-989-1000
888-486-3562
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus
Free shuttle service to local points
$10 shuttle service to airport
Rates: $119–$189

Aisling Bed & Breakfast 
21 E. Concord Street
617-206-8049
Includes full breakfast
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus
Free off-street parking
Free pickup at train station or airport
Rates: $175–$225

Hostelling International
19 Stuart Street
617-536-9455
Shared Rooms: $28–$45 for members
Private Rooms: $70–$130 for members
Non-members add $3 per night

40 Berkeley Hostel
40 Berkeley Street
617-375-2524
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus
Rates: $54–$205*
*Rates include single- and multiple-occupancy rooms.

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.

If you are interested in alternative accommodation options, please contact Admissions at asksph@bu.edu for more details.