Frequent question: Can freshmen have cars at Boston University?

Due to limited parking availability and the wide range of transportation options available to those living on campus, BU does not issue parking permits to first year students. (You’re not missing much. Driving in Boston is slow, expensive, and stressful!)

Does Boston University allow cars on campus?

BU offers a range of campus parking permits, daily rates, and MBTA passes designed to meet your parking and travel needs. … School & Department PermitsGuest passes for individuals or small events and parking permits for University vehicles.

How much does parking cost at Boston University?

Student Permit Types

Permit Overnight Parking Semester 2
Flex No $12/day
Evening No $160.00
Campus Resident – Orange Yes $1,120.00
Campus Resident – Langsam Yes $1,120.00

Is Boston University a campus?

The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston’s Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is located in Boston’s South End neighborhood.

Boston University.

Latin: Universitas Bostoniensis

How much is parking at Agganis?

On non-event dates, the Agganis Arena parking garage (Lot A) will be available to Fitness & Recreation Center members and visitors for $2/hr up to 3 hours, or a maximum of $17/day.

Open Monday – Sunday, 7 am – 11 pm.

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Daily Rates
2 hours or less $12
Maximum Daily Rate $12

Where do you park when visiting BU?

Family, Guest & Visitor Parking

  • Agganis Arena Lot/Garage (A/C-2) 925 Commonwealth Ave. Open Monday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. $2 per hour; $17 max. …
  • Langsam Garage (B) 142 Gardner Street. Open Monday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. …
  • Kenmore Lot (O) TEMPORARILY CLOSED. 549 Commonwealth Ave. Monday – Friday, Entry: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Does BMC validate parking?

Every employee, faculty, staff, and student vehicle parked on Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) or Boston Medical Center (BMC) property must display a valid parking permit.

Where do most BU students live?

Here is a map showing some of the below-mentioned neighborhoods.

  • Allston/Brighton. Cheap and cheerful, this is where many BU students live. …
  • Brookline. An affluent town, which is adjacent to BU. …
  • Fenway. Just south of BU. …
  • Kenmore Square. …
  • South End. …
  • Cambridge. …
  • Somerville. …
  • Arlington.

Where should I live if I go to Boston University?

Popular neighborhoods include the South End, Brighton, Allston, Jamaica Plain, Kenmore/Fenway near BU Charles River Campus, Back Bay, South Boston, and the Town of Brookline and the City of Cambridge.

Do Boston University dorms have air conditioning?

All rooms include air conditioning and private bathrooms. Additional amenities in the residence include laundry facilities, a mail room and study lounges.

Notes for students