Rental Space

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.

For BU Departments: Request a Space by using 25LIVEPRO

Outside Groups: Submit a request to



  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.

  • Another dining setup!

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

  • Custom dinner set up in the Dining Hall.

  • Lecture setup!

  • Bar mitzvah fun!

  • Appetizer table!

  • Dinner options available for your event!

  • Pool anyone?

  • Buffet-style dinner setup!

  • Look at that salad!

  • Dining setups can be customized for your event!

  • Delicious appetizers for your next event at BU Hillel!

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

  • Customized appetizer station for cocktail reception!

  • Need a full bar? No Problem!

  • Another bar mitzvah setup!

  • Full service catering for your event needs!

  • Beautiful table setup for dinner!

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

  • Beautiful Shabbat setup!

  • Beautiful colors and beautiful view!

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

  • Sometimes we work and play!

  • Beautiful plates by catering services!

Photo Gallery Floor and Capacity Charts Diagrams and Floor-plans

Take a Virtual Tour of our Space



To inquire about availability, please contact Deborah Glickman, Senior Director of Finance and 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 a program in our building, email Ethan Sobel,