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Boston University

School Pride and Proximity
at Hotel Commonwealth

Boston University Hotel

Sending kids to college is tough. Visiting them is easy, thanks to the convenience, comfort and incomparable cuisine found at our hotel near Boston University. From freshman orientation weekend, through college graduation, Hotel Commonwealth maintains its loyal following among college parents and academia who enjoy its seconds-to-anywhere location and cool and collected, urban style – like our one-of-a-kind Terrier Suite, filled with Boston University memorabilia. Often referred to as BU’s go-to hotel, guests will appreciate the “insider knowledge” of the university shared by Hotel Commonwealth staff, many of whom are graduates of the BU School of Hospitality.

With our Boston University inspired suites, you will feel right at home when visiting the university. Our Terrier Suite honors BU’s alumni and its athletic legacy, providing an authentic experience. The Terrier Suite exudes school pride – from the vibrant photographs capturing the BU culture to the collegiate style furniture – this room offers a genuine Boston University experience! Additionally, our specially-curated Reading Suite will cater to your academic side with its literature-inspired relics and collection of 50+ titles, signed by authors who have stayed in the suite. 

Flanking BU’s campus, Hotel Commonwealth is also located just minutes from Boston University’s Agganis Arena, showcasing the best in local sports and entertainment. Whether you’re exploring the historic campus, visiting your favorite student, or attending the university, our hotel, just steps from Boston University, is the best in its class!

 

Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
(617) 933-5000

Boston University
1 Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215
(877) 353-2000

 

 

Important 2018 Dates for Boston University:

 

Spring 2018
January 15MLK Jr. Day Holiday
January 18Classes Begin
February 19Presidents’ Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
February 20Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes
March 3 – 11Spring Recess
March 12Classes Resume
April 16Patriots’ Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
April 18Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes
May 2Last Day of Classes
May 3 – 6Study Period
May 7Final Exams Begin
May 11Final Exams End
May 18 – 20Commencement Weekend

 

Summer Session I 2018
May 22Classes Begin
May 28Memorial Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
June 1Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes
June 29Last Day of Classes
Summer Session II 2018
July 2Classes Begin
July 4Independence Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
July 6Substitute Wednesday Schedule of Classes
August 10Last Day of Classes
Summer Twelve-Week Session 2018
May 22Classes Begin
May 28Memorial Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
June 1Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes
July 4Independence Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
July 6Substitute Wednesday Schedule of Classes
August 10Last Day of Classes
Fall 2018*
September 3Labor Day Holiday
September 4Classes Begin
October 8Columbus Day Holiday, Classes Suspended
October 9Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes
TBAFamily & Friends Weekend
November 21 – 25Thanksgiving Recess
November 26Classes Resume
December 12Last Day of Classes
December 13 – 16Study Period
December 17Final Exams Begin
December 21Final Exams End
*Classes will be held on the observed date of Veterans Day: Monday, November 12