Tips for finding roommates and/or apartments:

  • The Off-Campus Housing Office is located in the George Sherman Union (contact the Office of Orientation and Off-Campus Housing, 4th floor), 775 Commonwealth Avenue. Phone: (617) 353-3523. Go to this office to use their "situation and roommate wanted" lists to get contacts. They are typically open M-F 9-5, but may have different hours during the summer.
  • Students looking for housing nearby the BU Medical Campus may want to contact the Office of Housing Resources on the BU Medical Campus, 715 Albany St., A406, Boston, MA, 02118. Phone: (617) 638-5125, email:, []
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  • Local papers (Globe and Herald) have a section in their classified ads for Apartments and Apartments to share. They have on-line services as well for apartments.
  • Look for posted signs on the bulletin boards and/or subway stops around campus from people looking for roommates.