Conferences & Training
Lodging and Travel - Summer Institute in Alumni Relations

The institute will be held at:

Boston University
Boston, MA 02215

Boston University is located in Boston, Massachusetts, one of America's oldest and most beloved cities and the economic and cultural hub of New England. As the home of four of the five CASE Summer Institutes, Boston University is the perfect setting for advancement professionals to come together.

Learn more about Boston University.


Residence Hall Accommodations

Residence hall life is an integral part of the CASE Summer Institute experience. To collaborate and network with your colleagues, CASE strongly recommends staying on campus in order to get the most of your time at the institute.

A four-night stay in the on campus residence halls is included in your conference registration. Accommodations include a private room in an air-conditioned four bedroom, two bathroom suite. Please indicate when you register if you require any accommodations due to special circumstances or medical issues.

The residence halls will NOT be available before NOON on Day 1 or after 2:00 PM on Day 5. If you plan on arriving earlier or later, you are responsible for arranging your own accommodations.

You will receive a suggested list of what to bring with you prior to your arrival but many amenities are included, such as linens, towels, a full size refrigerator and a microwave.


Boston Hotels

A four-night stay on campus is included in your conference registration but if you choose to stay off campus you are responsible for making your own hotel reservation. Any hotel expenses are not included in your conference registration fee.

For those interested in staying off campus, CASE has a discounted rate at

Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Dr
Cambridge, MA

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Discounted room rate
$299

Deadline for discounted room rate
July 1, 2018

In addition, if your visit is longer than four nights you will need to arrange your own accommodations. Please see a list of other nearby hotels included below.

Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Dr
Cambridge, MA
617-492-1234

Hilton Boston Back Bay
40 Dalton St.
Boston, MA
617-236-1100

Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA
617-933-5000

Eliot Hotel
370 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA
617- 267-1607

Mandarin Oriental, Boston
776 Boylston St.
Boston, MA
617-535-8888

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Back Bay/Fenway
125 Brookline Ave.
Boston, MA
617-236-8787

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton St.
Boston, MA
617-236-2000

Westin Copley Place Boston
10 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
617-262-9600


Traveling to Boston

Registration will begin at noon on Monday at the Boston University campus; to plan your travel appropriately, see information below. Early check in will not be available. A light lunch will be provided in the School of Law where you'll pick up your institute materials.

Travel by plane
It is recommended you fly into Logan International Airport (BOS). You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the airport. A cab ride from the airport to the residence halls is approximately 20 minutes.

Travel by car
Parking is available on campus, please purchase parking when you register for the conference ($10 daily-not including overnight parking), $20 daily includes overnight stay). To park in the on campus garage, you will need to pick up a parking permit when you check into the residence hall.

Travel by Train
The Amtrak train station closest to Boston University is Back Bay, located at 145 Dartmouth Street. The closest T Stations are St. Paul Street and Boston University West on the Green Line.

Public Transportation
Once you arrive at Boston University the BU Shuttle at T Subway are a great ways to get around campus and explore Boston.