Graduate Student Ceremony: May 26, 2016; Undergraduate Student Ceremony: May 27, 2016

Maps & Directions

Plan Your Visit

Directions and Parking

Graduate Ceremony at UMass Boston on Thursday, May 26:

Due to construction and improvement projects on campus, parking on the main campus will be limited on commencement day. We urge the use of public transportation. The shuttle bus from the T and the Bayside Lot will drop off at the Clark Center. If you must drive, park at the Bayside lot on Mt. Vernon Street.  Visit this page for directions to the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Undergraduate Ceremony at TD Garden on Friday, May 27:

Please note that parking availability in the TD Garden area will be very limited. We highly recommend that you use public transportation or commuter rail service to travel to the TD Garden. The North Station stop (on the MBTA orange and green subway lines, and on the commuter rail) is conveniently located at the Garden. For TD Garden general parking information, please visit Handicapped parking for the TD Garden is available in specified spaces in the area parking garages. Please keep in mind that parking facilities may be located some distance from the facility, and it is therefore advisable that you bring/rent a wheelchair for any of your mobility-impaired guests.


The University of Massachusetts Club is the perfect place to celebrate after commencement! Located on the 32nd floor of One Beacon Street, Boston, you'll enjoy wonderful food and an amazing view of the Charles River and downtown Boston. You do not have to be a member to celebrate at the club on this date. We're offering a spectacular menu from 3–8 p.m. for only $33++/person. To confirm your reservation call the club at 617.287.3030 or email Jessica Lyon at

View from UMass Club at One Beacon in Boston



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DoubleTree Club by Hilton Hotel Boston Bayside

240 Mount Vernon Street
Boston, MA 02125
617-822 2100 fax

Visit the Boston hotel landing page for details about the DoubleTree Club and visit to book your room.

UMass Boston receives 20% off Best Available Rates.  Visit the website above for more information or click the "UMass Boston Rate & Reservation" button on the right hand side of the page to check availability and book online.  (Rates are for single or double occupancy and does not include 14.45% tax).


  • Recently renovated lobby and 24-hour Business Center
  • 197 spacious guest rooms including two suites and selection of recently renovated Deluxe guest rooms.
  • Complimentary shuttle to Logan Airport, South Station, and downtown Boston (Daily from 5 a.m. until midnight)
  • Located only one and a half miles from downtown Boston and six miles from Logan Airport
  • Marketplace Café and Take Away open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. with Starbucks coffee bar
  • Complimentary fitness room
  • Wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms
  • Handicapped accessible rooms available

To Make Reservations:
Visit the Boston hotel landing page or call call: 800-754-7305 and ask for the corporate rate for UMass Boston


Courtyard by Marriott

63R Boston Street
South Boston, MA 02125

Rate: Please call for rate information

Rate Includes:

$5.00 /person for transportation each way to and from Logan Airport
Free parking
Breakfast from 6–10 a.m. options a la carte $8.00 - $20.00/person
Free wireless high speed Internet access
Heated indoor pool/jacuzzi/fitness room
Boston Trolley Tour pick up service every morning
Five minute walk to Andrew Square transit station
To Make Reservations:

Please call the hotel at 617.436.8200 and ask for the UMass Boston Rate.

* Limited discounted rooms available


Comfort Inn Boston

900 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02122

For Comfort Inn Boston, please call 617.287.9100 and ask about rates and availability

Ramada Boston

800 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02122

For Ramada Boston, please call 617.287.9100 and ask about rates and availability


Rental Cars

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car has set up special rates for those attending the UMass Boston commencement. To access reserve a vehicle and access these rates please visit this special Enterprise website.