Colloquium Room

Located in the state-of-the-art Boston University Photonics Center, the Colloquium Room features a fixed stage, built-in sound system, two projection screens, a dual built-in LCD projector, and multimedia playback capabilities. With outstanding views from large windows, this room can be customized to meet your needs for lectures, board meetings, receptions, and dinners.


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Colloquium Room Details

8 St. Mary’s Street, 9th floor
Boston, MA 02215

Getting Here

The Colloquium Room is located on the Boston University campus inside the Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, on the 9th floor. Guests can easily get to here via Storrow Drive, I-90, and public transportation.

Seating & Capacity

The Colloquium Room is capable of varied seating and floor configurations including sit down meals, receptions, and lectures.

  • Buffet: 130
  • Plated Meal: 180
  • Lecture: 200
  • Reception: 200

The fixed stage measures 18'7" long, 7'9" wide, and is 6" high.

Explore Room Layouts

Colloquium Room 360

Available Services

Audio-Visual Equipment

Convenient & Reasonable Parking

Close to Public Transportation


Free WiFi

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Types of Events That Work Great Here

Social Celebrations & Weddings

We know it is important for everything to be perfect when celebrating life’s milestones. From the perfect space to a dedicated, experienced staff, BU makes it easy to relax and enjoy. Learn more

Corporate Events

No matter what type of event you have planned, you’ll find Boston University has the appropriate hall rentals in Boston, MA, as well as a tireless staff with the experience necessary to make it a success. Learn more