Case Center

The Case Athletic Center is home to our champion Terrier Athletics. It houses state-of-the-art facilities such as Walter Brown Arena, home of Terriers Women’s Ice Hockey, the Case Gymnasium, home of BU Basketball since 1972, and Nickerson and New Balance Fields, home of BU Soccer, Lacrosse, Field Hockey, and more. These high-capacity, beautiful venues are perfect for athletic events, concerts, trade shows, conferences, and graduations.


Feel free to contact us—our professional staff can help match your event to the perfect facility and arrange all the details.

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Case Center Details

285 Babcock Street
Boston, MA 02215

(617) 353-2771

Getting Here

The Case Center is located on the Boston University campus at 285 Babcock Street. Guests can easily get here via Storrow Drive, I-90, and public transportation.


Case Gym
Case Gymnasium is a bright 1,800-seat gym featuring theatre-style chair back seats on both sides of the court.

New Balance Field
New Balance Field is a sophisticated, 500-seat, 110,000 square foot turf field featuring a large and versatile open-air surface.

Nickerson Field
Nickerson Field is a historic, 10,412-seat stadium and turf field located on the site of the former Braves Field.

Walter Brown Arena
Walter Brown Arena is a classic, 3,806-seat arena and ice rink featuring a large and meticulously maintained ice surface and floor.

Also located in the Case Center is the Eilberg Lounge. Overlooking the green expanse of Nickerson Field, the Eilberg Lounge is an ideal location for a meeting, intimate gathering, retreat or reception. It has a seating capacity for 60 guests.

Available Services

Audio-Visual Equipment

Convenient & Reasonable Parking

Close to Public Transportation


Free WiFi

Learn more about the on-campus services available to support your event.

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

Recreation & Athletic

As you’d expect from a major university, BU has all types of sports and athletic facilities and a well-trained staff. For something different, consider these facilities for events other than sports! 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