Visitor Information

Nearby Accommodations

Club Hotel by Doubletree Boston Bayside

240 Mt. Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02125, Please call 617.822.3600. Located adjacent to the campus. For reservations, call 1.888.222.TREE and request the University of Massachusetts Boston preferred rate. It offers a free shuttle service to Logan Airport, downtown Boston, and complimentary parking.

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116. Located approximately three miles from the university on the Red Line. Please call 1.800.225.2008 and request the University of Massachusetts Boston preferred rate.

The Hampton Inn

Crosstown Center 811 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, call 617.445.6400

Holiday Inn Express

5 Howard Johnson Plaza, Dorchester, MA 02125. For reservations. Please call 617.288.3030 and request the UMass Boston Corporate rate.

Comfort Inn Boston

Located one mile from the campus in the Phillips Family Hospitality Center. Please call 617.287.9100 and request the UMass Boston rate.

Best Western Terrace Inn

1650 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02135,
Featuring 20% off for UMass Boston students and faculty, free parking, complimentary extended continental breakfast. Please call 617.566.6260 or 800.242.8377 for details.

Marriott Courtyard Boston

63 R Boston Street, Boston, MA  02125. Offers complimentary airport shuttle. Please call 617.436.8200.


Getting to Campus

Are you taking public transportation?

Take the MBTA’s Red Line to the JFK/UMass subway station and then take one of our free shuttle buses. Our buses, which run every 5 to 10 minutes, will drop you off right in front of the Campus Center.
Click here for the bus schedule.

See where the shuttles are right now: Track the buses in real-time using our GPS system

Route 8 and Route 16 MBTA buses also come to campus.


Are you driving to campus?

Read our directions and look at our parking map.
Please allow additional time for driving and parking due to possible delays caused by construction. For more information, check Construction Updates at

Office for New Student Programs

Campus Center, 2nd Floor, 2405
Telephone: 617.287.5813

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9 a.m.–5 p.m.