Murray House

The John Courtney Murray, S.J. House is dedicated to the support and enrichment of graduate student life at Boston College. Its primary purpose is to build a sense of community among the entire graduate student population and cultivate a sense of belonging to the University as a whole.

To comply with social distancing guidelines and for the health and safety of students, any graduate student wishing to utilize the Murray House for study space must reserve a seat advance. Please review the following operating procedures and make your reservation before visiting:

  • If possible, please make your reservation 12 weekday hours in advance so that we can ensure availability and confirm your seat. 

  • We will do our best to provide flexibility and accommodate last-minute reservations as they come in, but until confirmed by the Office of Graduate Student Life, no reservations are guaranteed.

  • Walk-ins will not be allowed at this time.

  • Group reservations will not be allowed at this time.

  • Coffee, tea, water, and the use of the kitchen is unavailable at this time.

  • All visitors with a confirmed reservation should ring the back (parking lot) entrance doorbell to be let into the Murray House. 

  • Once seated, visitors will be asked to fill out a web-based check-in form.

  • All visitors must wear a mask.

Please note that the Office of Graduate Student Life will review this process frequently and will make updates as things change. Please continue to check back for updated information. Below are descriptions of the rooms available for reservation and their current capacity: