Commuter Resources

The Commuter Ambassador (CA) is an experienced Suffolk University student who is a key member of the Office. The Commuter Ambassador primarily helps first-year students transition to college life and mentors students who commute to campus.

Student Resources

Download the Welcome-Kit here.

Lockers

Store your books and other school supplies on campus. Lockers can be located in 150 Tremont sub-basement. More locker information here. Contact them at 617-573-8110.

Locker information for Law Students can be found here.

Ram Account

The Ram Account is a stored value/debit account linked to your Ram card, which is your Suffolk ID. Ram Account funds can be used at all participating on- and off-campus locations, and they are available as long as you are an active member of the Suffolk community—commuter and resident students, faculty, and staff. Students and parents can now add funds to the Ram Account. For more information, email us or call the Office of the Bursar/Ram Card Services at 617-573-8407.

MBTA Discounted Pass

Suffolk offers students in the College of Arts & Sciences and Sawyer Business School semester-long MBTA passes at discounted rates. The Semester MBTA pass will cover January, February, March and April.

For more information visit the MBTA Discounted Pass page.

Suffolk University Lounges

Stahl Center at 73 Tremont Street

  • Located on the 1st floor of 73 Tremont Street, the Commuter Student Lounge was opened in the Spring of 2019. This lounge is intended for commuter students to meet one another, have a destination to rewind during the school day, and have a place to heat up or store food on a day-to-day basis.
  • Located on the 9th floor of 73 Tremont Street, the 73 Lounge is a quiet place to study or relax. Come by to study between classes or while you wait for your appointment in the Division of Student Success.

Samia Academic Center at 20 Somerset Street

  • This building not only provides science labs and classrooms on the upper floors, but many classrooms on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors and basement level as well. There are small lounges for student use on each floor and the lively Smith cafeteria on the basement level.

Sawyer Building at 8 Ashburton Place

  • The Sawyer Building has relaxing and lively student lounges on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors with food service on the 2nd floor next to the lounge. This space is a great social space along with the 3rd floor which houses student clubs and organizations, the Student Leadership and Involvement Office, and Performing Arts Office. The 4th floor lounge is a quieter study lounge.
  • The Veteran's Lounge is on the 9th floor. 

Ridgeway Building at 148 Cambridge Street

  • Overlooking the intersection of Cambridge and Staniford Streets, students can use the common area, located on the 2nd floor, to get some work done or to hang out before going to class.

Apply to the Commuter Ambassador Program

We are looking for hard-working enthusiastic students who would like to be part of our team! CAs plan social, cultural, and educational activities. CAs are role models, educators, and community builders to the diverse group of students who live off-campus.

The preferred deadline for submitting your CA Application is March 18.

CA Application [Qualtrics]
CA Reference Form [Qualtrics]

Faculty and Staff Resources

Transportation

Check out the many ways you can commute to Suffolk!

Parking Recommendations

Child Care/Elder Care

Please visit Suffolk's HR department for more information.

Mothers' Rooms

The Student Affairs Office has partnered with The Office of Title IX to refurbish the Mothers' Rooms on campus. Mothers' Rooms can be used to nurse children or pump breast milk during the work or school day. Rooms are available in Sargent, Sawyer, and 73 Tremont Street. To schedule use, please email CARE or call 617-573-8239. 

Meet Our 2020-2021 Commuter Ambassadors

What year are you graduating?

2022.

What is your major/minor/anticipated degree?

I am Majoring in Marketing and Advertising.

What is something people should know about you?

What I love about commuting is that I can still enjoy having the “College experience” while still being home with my sibling. This year coming up I’m excited for my senior year and events my club has planned.

If you have any questions, you can reach me by email.

What year are you graduating?

2021.

What is your major/minor/anticipated degree?

I am Majoring in Biology.

What is something people should know about you?

Fun fact about me is that I enjoy cooking and reason in my free time. 

If you have any questions, you can reach me by email.

What year are you graduating?

2021.

What is your major/minor/anticipated degree?

I am Majoring in Management.

What is something people should know about you?

A fun fact about myself is that I am bilingual, I speak both English and Greek. The thing I love most about commuting is the little adventures I have. There is always something interesting happening around downtown crossing whether it be a new restaurant opening or seeing the lights go up around the Holidays I am always kept entertained. What I am most excited about for the upcoming year is Graduation! I am going to be a Senior which is very exciting and I am very much looking forward to receiving my degree.

If you have any questions, you can reach me by email.

What year are you graduating?

2022.

What is your major/minor/anticipated degree?

I am Majoring in Public Relations and Creative Writing.

What is something people should know about you?

I am so excited to be a commuter and explore different parts of Boston. I love the responsibility of having my own apartment along with the extra freedom that it grants you. I am excited to be working with Ashley Olafsen and the Visionaria Consulting team as their Public Relations intern for the fall semester. A fun fact about myself is that I am a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha, one of the two sororities on campus! 

If you have any questions, you can reach me by email.

What year are you graduating?

2023.

What is your major/minor/anticipated degree?

I am Majoring in Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science, and minoring in Spanish.

What is something people should know about you?

My name is Nate, I’m originally from Reading, Pennsylvania and I’ve lived in Boston for about 10 years. In my spare time I like to watch HGTV, and explore the city! I love being a commuter student at Suffolk, being a part of the commuter student community at Suffolk has been a great experience for me. I’ve made so many friends and made many memories. I’m excited to see what sophomore year brings me, and to see what the future holds! 

If you have any questions, you can reach me by my email.

What year are you graduating?

2021.

What is your major/minor/anticipated degree?

I am Majoring in Marketing.

What is something people should know about you?

A fun fact about me is that I’ve been a commuter all four years of my time here at Suffolk. I also graduate this year which is super exciting and I plan on attending graduate school at Suffolk in the Fall of 2021. My experience as a commuter ambassador has always been fun and I hope to share that with all of the commuters we have!

If you have any questions, you can reach me by my email.