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Join Our Cosmopolitan Summer Community

Suffolk University is as vibrant and exciting a community during the summer as it is during the regular school year. When you stay at Suffolk, your neighbors will be students and professionals like yourself from across the country and around the world. You may meet a new friend or colleague, or possibly run into an old one!

Our guests are typically summer students, summer interns (in credit-bearing or non-credit-bearing internships), and individuals or groups attending a meeting or conference in the area.

Enrolled Suffolk University students

Students currently enrolled in summer classes at Suffolk University are welcome to live on-campus during their summer session.

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Non-Suffolk undergraduate or graduate students working in internships

Suffolk University typically houses 80–100 undergraduate and graduate students completing internships in Boston and surrounding areas.

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Groups and individuals attending conferences in Boston

Suffolk offers residential accommodations for groups of all sizes and individual guests. Recently, professionals and students participating in the following educational programs and conferences have stayed in Suffolk’s accommodations:

  • New England College of Optometry
  • New England Complex Systems Institute
  • National Collegiate Honors Council
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Upward Bound
  • Expeditionary Learning
  • International Journal of Art & Science
  • Proteus Fund
  • Practicing Law Institute
  • Historic New England
  • Suffolk United Kingdom
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Dates & Rates

Our residence halls are available starting May 20 and ending August 5 (August 12 for Suffolk students). Request your desired dates.

To reserve accommodations, submit a deposit with your completed application materials (provided by our housing staff). The deposit amount is usually $200, or 75% of total cost for groups. The deposit is refundable only if the University is unable to provide accommodations.

Rates will vary depending on your status, either as a Suffolk student, non-Suffolk intern, or conference attendee. They will also vary depending on the type of accommodations you request. Our housing staff will confirm final prices for your desired accommodations; the rates below are general ranges.

Suffolk Student Rates

$47–64 per night. Includes breakfast and brunch.

Intern Rates

$60–86 per night. Includes breakfast.

Conference Attendee Rates

These rates are negotiated between the University and guests. Further detail will be provided  by our housing staff.

Residence Halls

Suffolk University has three residence halls open to summer residents

All residence halls are air-conditioned, have recreation areas, offer on-site laundry facilities and fitness centers. All University housing is alcohol-free and smoke-free, and is staffed 24 hours a day by front desk security personnel.

10 West Street

10 West Street
Boston, MA 02111

Opened in January 2008, this residence hall houses 269 residents in apartments and suites. The building sits in Boston’s bustling Downtown Crossing neighborhood, amid marquee shopping destinations and historic theatres, with Chinatown’s eateries a short walk away. Nearby MBTA stations stand ready to connect you to the rest of the city. 10 West Street features exercise rooms and on-site laundry facilities.

The suites house three to five residents. There are two to four bedrooms and all of the residents within a suite share a bathroom. There are no shared living rooms, but all suites open into a furnished common area.

The apartments house two to eight residents. Each apartment has the bedroom furniture; in addition, there is a fully furnished kitchen (table, chairs, refrigerator, electric stove, microwave, etc.) and living room. There is a bathroom – many with a bathtub – in each apartment.

A large open room, housing beds, living room furniture and a kitchen.

A traditional apartment at 10 West for three or four people with single and/or double bedrooms. Some of the single bedrooms are smaller than a standard single and have 8½ foot walls (walls do not go floor to ceiling) and have sliding doors.

A two story apartment at 10 West housing a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom on the first floor and one or two bedrooms on the second floor. These apartments are for four to eight residents.

Nathan R. Miller Hall

10 Somerset Street
Boston, MA 02108

Opened August 2003, the residence hall houses a total of 345 individuals on floors of either 19 or 23 residents. This high-rise building is mere steps from the Massachusetts State House, Boston Common, and other historic and cultural attractions. Lounge spaces on its upper floors offer an ideal view of the sunset over the city skyline. Miller Hall features exercise rooms and on-site laundry facilities.

There are several quads in the building. Each quad houses four residents who share a bathroom.

Most rooms at Miller Hall are a part of a suite. A Miller Hall suite is two rooms that share an adjoining bathroom. Most suites consist of two double rooms housing four residents, although there are a few suites that have one double and one single and house three residents.

The Modern Theatre Residence Hall

10 West Street
Boston, MA 02111

When you stay at the Modern Theatre residences, you will be staying in one of the crown jewels of Boston’s historic Theatre District. The Modern opened in 1914 as the first venue specifically designed to show motion pictures in Boston. In 2010, Suffolk completed a full renovation of the valuable landmark, which included residence hall space for 197 students. Here, you will be at the center of Downtown Crossing’s energetic street life and shopping centers. The Modern Theatre Residence Hall features exercise rooms and on-site laundry facilities.

There are several double bedrooms in the Modern Theatre building. Each double houses two residents who share a bathroom.

The majority of rooms at the Modern Theatre are a part of a suite. A suite is two rooms that share an adjoining bathroom. Most suites consist of two double rooms housing four residents, although there are a few suites that have one double and one single and house three residents.