CRC Graduate Housing Application Process

Graduate housing is available to full-time Boston University graduate students (students enrolled in certificate programs are not eligible.) Choose from apartments and brownstone units in 40 residences across the Charles River Campus (CRC).

Returning Resident Same Unit Selection

If you are currently a Charles River Campus resident in graduate housing and want to continue to live on campus for another year, you will need to complete a new Graduate Housing Application in the Graduate Housing Portal starting March 1, 2022. You will have until March 14, 2022, to:

Returning Resident Wanting to Move to 580 Commonwealth Avenue

If you are currently a Charles River Campus resident in graduate housing and want to continue to live on campus for another year, you will need to complete a new Graduate Housing Application in the Graduate Housing Portal starting March 1, 2022. By selecting to move to 580 Commonwealth Avenue, you could be scheduled to move prior to the end of your current lease. You will have until March 14, 2022, to:

  • Submit a $500 Housing Guarantee Payment using a credit card or a US bank account;
  • Declare your intent to move to 580 Commonwealth Avenue in the application;
  • Following the application period, you will reserve a unit in early April (Dates will be announced at a later time);
  • Electronically sign the Graduate Residence License Agreement.

New to CRC Graduate Housing?

If you are, or will be, a full-time Boston University Charles River Campus graduate or professional student, with the exception of MD students, you can apply by completing the Graduate Housing Application starting March 1, 2022, in the Graduate Housing Portal. In the Graduate Housing Application, you will: