Living on campus is an incredible experience filled with numerous perks, one of which is easy access to common spaces that cater to the needs of all on-campus residents. We are thrilled to announce that Kilachand Hall and 575 Commonwealth Avenue study lounges underwent some exciting summer renovations and now boast modern furniture and top-notch amenities. We take great pride in continually improving these spaces to ensure on-campus residents can access the best facilities.


Welcome to our inviting lounges located on the first floor of most buildings and in large residences. Our modern furnishings and televisions provide the perfect space for on-campus residents to connect and socialize.

Study Rooms

If you are looking for a peaceful place to study and focus on your work, you can find study rooms at different locations, such as 575 Commonwealth Avenue, 33 Harry Agganis Way, Kilachand Hall, and Warren Towers. These study rooms are designed to offer a quiet atmosphere for individual study as well as collaborative workspaces.

Shared Kitchens

BU provides shared kitchens across campus for food preparation. For instance, 610 Beacon Street residents can access a large kitchen with modern appliances. See a complete list of shared kitchens.

Game Areas

Looking for a fun activity to do with friends? Residences like Warren Towers, 575 Commonwealth Avenue, and 610 Beacon Street offer game areas with various options such as pool, foosball, and ping pong.

Music Rooms

Looking for a quiet spot to hone your musical skills? Look no further! BU offers music rooms in multiple locations, including 610 Beacon Street, the Towers, and various brownstones across campus.

We’re excited to support students in achieving their goals! Our common spaces offer a range of resources tailored to individual needs, ensuring on-campus students have everything they need to succeed.