RISE Check-in & Departure Information

RISE Check-in & Departure Information


All Summer Term High School Programs residential student check-ins occur on the fourth floor of Warren Towers, 700 Commonwealth Avenue. Parking is available in the Warren Towers garage, located on the third floor of Warren Towers. Enter the garage on Hinsdale Mall. For directions to Boston University, please visit Travel to Campus.

During check-in, program assistants are stationed at the front entrance to Warren Towers on 700 Commonwealth Avenue to provide directions.

2019 Check-In Dates and Times

RISE (residential)

RISE (commuter)

June 30, 12 - 4 pm

July 1, 8 am


Residential students: the mandatory residential student orientation begins promptly at 4:30 pm on Sunday, June 30. Residential students should plan to arrive on campus no later than 4 pm to ensure on-time arrival at the residential student orientation. If you are not able to check in by 4 pm because of flight restrictions, you must contact the Summer Term High School Programs office at least one week before the program begins so that arrangements can be made.

Commuter students: commuter students are required to check in and attend their orientation at 8 am on Monday, July 1. This is a good opportunity for commuter students to meet their program assistant and to learn the program policies.

RISE Internship students: in addition to the residential or commuter orientation, RISE Interns must attend a program orientation at 10:30 am on Monday, July 1.

Room Assignments

If you are moving into the residence, you will receive your room assignment and room keys at check-in.

Please see What to Bring for information on what you need for your stay.


The end time of the program is listed below. All RISE students must attend the full poster symposium. Students will receive their certificate of completion at the poster symposium. Students who depart prior to the symposium, or who are dismissed from the program due to a violation of the program guidelines will not receive their certificate.

Residential students may stay in the dorm until 10 am on the Saturday following the program's end time. Students who stay until the morning after the program concludes must continue to follow all program rules and guidelines.

2019 Departure Dates and Times
RISE August 9, 3 pm

Check-out Procedures

The following must be completed when you move out of Warren Towers:

  • Return residence key, in person, to the Residence Life office and ask for a key receipt*
  • Remove all personal belongings and trash from the room
  • Close and lock all windows
  • Leave the room in a clean, habitable condition
  • Turn off the lights
  • Lock the door

*Students who do not return their residence key to the Residence Life office prior to leaving will be charged up to $130 for a lock change and replacement keys. Warren Towers will not accept keys that are sent via mail.

Contact Us

Boston University Summer Term
High School Programs
755 Commonwealth Ave, Rm B05
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-353-1378
Fax: 617-358-0646
Email: rise@bu.edu