Information for Visitors

Brandeis graduate standing with her family

Area Hotels

A listing of more than two dozen hotels in and around Waltham. See area hotels

Campus Dining Options

A schedule of dining locations open on Commencement Weekend. See campus dining options

Area Restaurants

A listing of restaurants in and around Waltham. See area restaurants

Brandeis Bookstore

The Brandeis Bookstore is located on the first floor of the Shapiro Campus Center and online at

During Commencement weekend, the bookstore will have extended hours:

Friday, May 11
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 12
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 13
7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Commencement Flowers

Flowers will be available for purchase at Gosman Sports and Convocation Center on Commencement day. You may also pre-order flowers for Commencement day beginning in December.