Information for Families

Brandeis Parents

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, Massachusetts 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.

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Hotel Accommodations

Offering Brandeis Orientation Rates

The two hotels listed below have rooms blocked at a special rate for Brandeis Orientation. Be sure to mention "Brandeis Orientation" when calling to reserve a room.

If you prefer another hotel, there are several options in the Waltham area.

Boston Marriott, Newton
2345 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466

August Orientation: $159/night (reserve by July 20, 2018)
January Orientation: $119/night (reserve by December 14, 2018)

Embassy Suites
550 Winter St.
Waltham, MA 02451

August Orientation: $159/night (reserve by July 25)
Embassy Suites hotel rate is $159/night (book by December 12)
Offering Regular Rates

Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Waltham
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MS 02451

The Westin Waltham
70 Third Ave.
Waltham, MA 02451

Hotel Indigo
339 Grove Street
Newton, MA 02462