Guide to Boston

Drop by the Department of Student Activities, SSC Room 203, to pick up your own copy of the "Unofficial Guide to Student Life in Boston" for hundreds of choice restaurants, shops and sights to see in the area!

Buy Discounted Tickets at the Department of Student Activities

Come to our office, SCC 203, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, to buy discounted tickets for these Boston attractions:

Embassy Cinema: $7
New England Aquarium: $10
New England Aquarium & IMAX Combo
Museum of Science: $15
Boston Duck Tours: $20

College Nights

Tuesday, September 17
New England Aquarium Open House
Spend the evening with fellow college students exploring four levels of exhibits. There will also be a free screening of this summer's popular film Great Whit Sharks 3D.

Thursday, September 26
Throwback Thursday: "Hippie Chic" College Welcome
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 6:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

Show off your Hippie Chic style. Join the MFA for Throwback Thursday – dress up in your funkiest threads, take your picture with the vintage VW vans, make your own tie-dye, tune into some groovy music on the jukebox, and check out the far-out "Hippie Chic" exhibition.  Free admission to the MFA with a valid Brandeis ID. RSVP and invite your friends on Facebook!

Saturday, October 12 - Sunday, October 13
College Fest

Hynes Convention Center, doors open at noon
Entertainment and free prizes at the biggest back-to-school event in Boston!

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College Discounts

Being a Brandeis student comes with a lot of perks, one of which is cheaper rates at many area attractions! Looking for something new to try this weekend but on a tight budget? Check out these great discounts at some Greater Boston businesses!

shearmadnesslogoShear Madness, America’s Hilarious Whodunit and the longest running non musical play in America, offers Student Rush tickets one hour before each performance for $20 cash only (which is $30 off the regular rate of $50). Tickets are one per college ID for the best seats available and are subject to availability. Current performance schedule is Sundays at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

The Museum of Fine Arts offers free admission and 10% off museum shop purchases for Brandeis undergraduate students upon presentation of a college photo ID.

bsologoBoston Symphony Orchestra offers college students the “Boston Symphony Orchestra College Card” for the 2013-2014 season. For $25 you can purchase this card and attend BSO concerts for no additional charge. To purchase this BSO College Card or for more information call 888-266-1200 or visit!

Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, as part of their "Show Your College ID and Save" program, gives students a free VIP Coupon Book, which includes hundreds of dollars in savings and special offers, when students present their college ID at the Wrentham Outlets Information Center. Students can also receive $6 off round trip transportation to the outlets (normally $42) on the Boston Common Coach, departing from Copley Square in Boston, when they present their College ID.

Eve's Addiction, an online jewelry retailer that specializes in personalized and engravable jewelry as well as designer and celebrity inspired, offers Brandeis students 20% off any jewelry or gift purchase accessible through coupon code "Brandeis20" applied at checkout.

H & J Closeouts extends a offer of 12% off their low-priced office suplies (pens, school supplies, and other office products), plus free shipping on all orders. Use the code “collegediscount” (without the quotes).