Residential Space

Between mid-June and mid-August, we open our residence halls to support overnight accommodations for external conference groups and individuals. We offer two types of summer housing options, traditional and contemporary, to meet your needs.

Whichever option you choose, all Emmanuel summer guests have perks such as 24/7 staffing of residence hall front desks, a robust Wi-Fi network and free access to our Fitness Centers. Off campus, our central Boston location offers easy access to wherever you want to go throughout the city.


Available within our one of our three traditional, corridor-style, non-air conditioned residence halls. Comprised primarily of double occupancy bedrooms with shared bathroom facilities and a fully-equipped hall kitchen. Coin-operated laundry facilities are located within each building along with stocked food and beverage vending machines for quick snacks throughout your stay.

Best suited for middle- and high-school-aged programs or those looking for a budget-friendly, no-frills housing experience.


Available within our brand new, air-conditioned, apartment-style residence hall. Comprised of fully furnished two-bed, two-bath (up to four occupants) and studio units (single occupant), both with full kitchens as well as washers and dryers. The ground floor of this building also features a convenience store, Dunkin’ Donuts, fitness center, indoor bicycle storage, and a lounge with small conference rooms.

Best suited for college-aged students who may be interning in the area, attendees of one of the City’s many professional conferences or those looking for an all-inclusive experience with all the comforts of home—away from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan Boston.

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