Travel, Lodging, and Parking
If you are traveling to our campus for Orientation, we recommend lodging nearby. There is no on-campus overnight lodging available for students’ families or guests.
Hotels Near Campus
- Our close proximity to downtown Boise gives you plenty of great hotel options to choose from; the hotels outlined below provide Boise State discounts for families attending orientations.
- The Inn at 500 | Boise’s Premier Four Diamond Hotel | The Boise State friends and family link is Inn at 500 Boise / BSU Family Discount
Courtyard by Marriott Boise Downtown | Call (208) 331-2700 | U4B code for booking directly on Marriott.com | Online Reservations for Courtyard by Marriott
- The Grove Hotel | Call (208) 333-8000 | Online Reservations for The Grove Hotel
- Hotel 43 | Call (800) 243-4622 | Online Reservations for Hotel 43
- Residence Inn Marriott | Call (208) 424-9999 | Online Reservations for Residence Inn Marriott
Red Lion Downtowner | Call (208) 344-7691 | Code: BSU: Red Lion Boise Downtowner
- Holiday Inn Express Boise – University Area | Call and ask for available discounted rates (888) 465-4329 | Online Reservations for Holiday Inn Express
Traveling to Campus
Orientations are held in the Student Union Building on the Boise State main campus. You’ll find Boise State University between Broadway Avenue and Capital Boulevard, just a short distance from Interstate 84 and less than 4 miles from the Boise Airport. The Student Union Building is located at 1700 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725.
Free parking will be available to you and your guests during Orientation. Please check your primary contact email and your Broncomail email accounts one week prior to your Orientation for information about where to park on campus for free. Free parking will only be available in areas designated by Orientation staff.