Intersession Break Housing

All traditional and suite-style residences will close on December 19, 2021, at noon for Intersession break. All campus dining halls will close on December 18, 2021, following dinner.

Intersession Break Housing is available to current residential students who reside in traditional or suite-style housing for both the fall and spring semesters. The University has made arrangements with a local hotel to accommodate students at a subsidized rate of $40 per night (double occupancy).

How to Apply for Intersession Break Housing

The Intersession Break Housing Application will be available at 9:00 am on Monday, November 1. Students may apply by completing the Intersession Break Housing Application in the My Housing Portal before noon on Monday, December 6. Cancellation requests are submitted via email and are subject to the same deadlines. BU Housing will confirm receipt of applications or cancellations via email.

Intersession Break Housing Dates and Rates

Term of Occupancy Deadline to Apply or Cancel Rate
Winter Intersession Break 4:00 pm, Sunday, December 19, 2021, through 12 pm, Friday, January 14, 2022 Monday, December 6, 2021 $40 per night*

*A minimum stay of five (5) consecutive nights for Intersession Break Housing is required.

All charges for Intersession Break Housing will be posted to each student’s account.

Intersession Break Housing Policies & Check-In

Check-in Check-out/move back to campus
Winter Intersession Break 4:00 pm, Sunday, December 19, 2021 12 pm, Friday, January 14, 2022

Check-in will start at 4:00 pm on your approved arrival date. Room keys will be issued to students at the hotel front desk when they arrive; the front desk staff will not give out room numbers to anyone other than the registered guest. Students must present their Terrier Card at the hotel front desk to check-in and should carry their Terrier Card with them at all times. Students must depart by noon on their approved check-out date and return their keys to the hotel front desk.

All Boston University rules and regulations, as outlined in the Boston University Lifebook, are in effect at the hotel. A Boston University Resident Assistant (RA) will be on duty each night at the hotel in case of emergencies. If the RA is not in their room, please contact the hotel’s front desk. No visitors and no overnight guests are permitted in the hotel rooms.

Apartment-Style Residences

Apartment-style residences, including 33 Harry Agganis Way, will remain open throughout the Intersession break.

All students remaining in apartment-style residences during part or all Intersession break will be required to complete Daily Health Screening and COVID-19 testing.