Information for Families
Brandeis has arranged for block reservations at two local hotels. Be sure to mention Brandeis Orientation when booking to receive the reduced rate.
550 Winter St.
Waltham, Mass. 02451
Reduced Rate: $159/night
2345 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, Mass. 02466
Reduced Rate: $149/night. Book at reduced rate online.
If you are looking for general Brandeis information directed toward family members, visit the Parent's Portal.
Brandeis families are invited to join the Brandeis University Parents & Families Facebook group to meet fellow Brandeisian families for questions, advice and new connections.
While in the area
Our hometown of Waltham, Mass. is an exciting city full of shops, restaurants and necessities. The Student Service Bureau (SSB) is your go-to place for awesome on-campus services such as care packages, laundry service, microfridge rentals and more. There are many local resources the Greater Boston area.