Frequently Asked Questions

Who is your mascot?

Rhett the Terrier is Boston University's mascot.

How did he get his name?

The University's official colors are scarlet and white, and no one loves Scarlet more than Rhett (from Gone with the Wind).

Does the Athletic Department offer camps or clinics?

All camps and clinics offered at Boston University are not administered by the Athletics Department, but instead are run directly by the coach of each sport. For information concerning a specific sport camp or clinic, coaches should be contacted directly by phone or e-mail.

How can I get tickets to athletic events?

Tickets are necessary for ice hockey, basketball, soccer and lacrosse; admission to all other regular-season sporting events is free. More information on tickets can be obtained through the Tickets page, or at the Agganis Arena Box Office.

How can I contact the Agganis Arena Box Office?

Information about the Agganis Arena Box Office can be obtained at or by phone at (617) 353 - GOBU.

How can I contact the Athletic Department?

The Athletics Department can be reached:

-- by phone at (617) 353 - 4630

-- by mail at

Boston University Department of Athletics
285 Babcock St.
Boston, MA 02215

Who should I contact concerning the use of Boston University athletic facilities?

All questions concerning the use of athletics facilities and equipment should be directed to the Facilities Office at (617) 353-2771.


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