The University

Directions


Public Transportation

Subway

Take the Red Line to JFK/UMass MBTA station. A free shuttle bus will carry you to campus.

Commuter Rail

Take the commuter rail to the JFK/UMass MBTA station from the South Shore on the MiddleboroPlymouth and Greenbush lines. A free shuttle bus will carry you to campus.

Bus

Take the Number 8 bus or the Number 16 bus directly to campus. MBTA buses stop at the temporary busway between the Campus Center and Wheatley Hall, and at various points on Mt. Vernon Street.

By car from the north

To campus

Take Interstate 93 South through Boston to Exit 15 (Columbia Road/JFK Library). Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbia Road, and then take your first right in the rotary. Follow the University of Massachusetts signs along Columbia Road and Morrissey Boulevard to campus.

To the UMass Boston Bayside Lot

Take Interstate 93 South through Boston to Exit 15 (Columbia Road/JFK Library). Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbia Road. Go straight into the rotary. Take the second exit (a right) onto Day Blvd. Take your first left onto Mt. Vernon Street. The UMass Boston Bayside Lot is straight ahead, past the DoubleTree, on your left. Take the shuttle bus to campus.

By car from the south

To campus

Take Interstate 93 North to exit 14 (Morrissey Boulevard/JFK Library) and follow Morrissey Boulevard north to campus.

To the UMass Boston Bayside Lot

Follow Morrissey Blvd., passing the front of BC High School instead of turning onto the campus. Turn right at the first intersection to Mt. Vernon Street. The UMass Boston Bayside Lot will be on your left. Take the shuttle bus to campus.

By car from the west

To campus

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90) east to Interstate 93. Take I-93 South one mile to Exit 15 (JFK Library/South Boston/Dorchester). Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbia Road, and then take your first right in the rotary. Follow the University of Massachusetts signs along Columbia Road and Morrissey Boulevard to campus.

To the UMass Boston Bayside Lot

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90) east to Interstate 93. Take I-93 South one mile to Exit 15 (JFK Library/South Boston/Dorchester). Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbia Road. Go straight into the rotary. Take the second exit (a right) onto Day Blvd. Take your first left onto Mt. Vernon Street. The UMass Boston Bayside Lot is straight ahead, past the DoubleTree, on your left. Take the shuttle bus to campus.

 

Parking fees

$6 per single use. For details, see Parking Costs. Please contact the Office of Transportation Services (Second Floor, Quinn Administration Building) for information about multipark, monthly, and semester passes at 617.287.5041. You can also get more information from Transportation Services at 617.287.5041.