Location & Directions

Graduate Medical Sciences is part of the Boston University Medical Campus, located in the historic South End of Boston. To facilitate your visit to our campus, please review the following campus maps and resources.

Mailing Address:

Boston University School of Medicine
Graduate Medical Sciences
72 East Concord Street L-317
Boston, MA 02118

Phone – 617-358-9518
Fax – 617-358-2913

Travel Here – Directions

BU Transportation Services: BU Bus & Other Routes

Medical Campus Parking

Public Transportation

  • The BU Medical Campus is in the South End neighborhood and sits on the corner of East Newton Street and Albany Street. The School is also within walking distance of the subway.
  • The Orange Line Massachusetts Avenue and Back Bay  Red Line (Broadway and Andrew stations) are each within a 10–15 minute walk from campus.
  • BU Medical Campus is also easily accessible by the following MBTA buses: 1, 10, 171, 276, 47, 8, CT1, CT3, SL4, SL5.
  • Google Maps
  • Shuttles

Local Accommodations

There are many hotels in the Greater Boston area where guests may find convenient accommodations while visiting Boston University. The following list includes hotels that offer a discount rate for Boston University students and guests who reserve a room in advance, pending availability. Visiting applicants are advised to book a room well in advance in order to secure the most favorable rate. Please note that all of the hotels reserve the right to change rates depending on season and demand.

Hostelling International
19 Stuart Street

Courtyard by Marriott—South Boston
63R Boston Street
1 mile to BU Medical Campus

Hampton Inn & Suites
811 Massachusetts Avenue
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus

Midtown Hotel
220 Huntington Avenue

The Inn at Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Avenue
Near the Longwood station on Green Line

Hotel Buckminster
645 Beacon Street
On Green Line in Kenmore Square
Walking distance to Fenway Park

The following hotels and establishments do not offer discounts or special BU rates, but may be of interest due to their location and/or pricing.

Best Western Roundhouse Suites
891 Massachusetts Avenue
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus

Aisling Bed & Breakfast 
21 E. Concord Street
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus

BU does not sponsor Airbnb and encourages all visitors to research this option to weigh any potential risks and benefits. We do, however, recognize that it can be a more affordable and unique way to visit Boston.

AC Hotels Marriott
225 Albany Street
Walking distance to BU Medical Campus