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getting to campus

Devlin Hall Sign
Untitled Document The Office of Undergraduate Admission is located in Devlin Hall on the Main Campus of Boston College. Given our proximity to Boston, getting to campus can be difficult at times. We strongly encourage you to register for your Eagle Eye Information session and/or campus tour so that we may email you regarding the details of your visit prior to your arrival on campus. Additionally, we have provided important information below to help make traveling to Boston College as easy as possible.

The Massachusetts Bay Transit System (MBTA), called the T, is trolley system that travels above and below ground. The different lines of the T are color-coded. Boston College is located at the end of the "B" line branch of the T's Green Line. One-way fares are $2.00 and travel time from downtown Boston outbound to Boston College is approximately 45 minutes. Once you exit the T at Boston College, cross to the other side of the street (Commonwealth Avenue) and walk up the hill to the right to the Main Gate. Enter campus at Main Gate and walk down Linden Lane. Devlin Hall is located to the back and left of Gasson Hall (the building with the tower).

Click here to view a map of the Green Line branch of the T.

FROM LOGAN AIRPORT: Take the Silver Line of the T to South Station. Exit the Silver Line at South Station and take the Red Line of the T towards Alewife to Park Street Station. Exit the T at Park Street Station and take the outbound B line of the Green Line to Boston College (the last stop). Estimated travel time: 1 hour and 40 minutes. Please note that the most direct route to Boston College using public transportation is currently inaccessible due to construction at the Government Center T Station. The fastest way to get to campus from Logan Airport is by taxi.

FROM SOUTH STATION: 
Take the Red Line of the T towards Alewife to Park Street Station. Exit the T at Park Street Station and take the outbound B line of the Green Line to Boston College (the last stop). Estimated travel time: 1 hour and 12 minutes

FROM POINTS NORTH AND SOUTH: Take Interstate 95 (Route 128) to Exit 24 (Route 30). Proceed east on Route 30, also known as Commonwealth Avenue, and follow for about five miles to Boston College.

FROM POINTS WEST:
 Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 17. At the first set of lights after the exit ramp, take a right onto Centre Street. Follow Centre Street to the fourth set of lights, and turn left onto Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue 1.5 miles to Boston College. 

FROM DOWNTOWN BOSTON:
 Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 17. Take a left over the bridge after passing the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Take the first right onto Centre Street. Follow Centre Street to the fourth set of lights, and turn left onto Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue 1.5 miles to Boston College. 

Please continue reading below for important information about parking on campus and the correct GPS address to use.

Despite our name, Boston College is located in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Newton, Massachusetts. Our campus is approximately six miles west of downtown Boston. Therefore, it is important that you put the correct town and/or zip code when you are entering our address into GPS navigation or Google Maps.

Once you have parked, please remember to take your parking ticket with you so that a member of our staff can validate your parking ticket.

From September through May, Undergraduate Admission visitors should park in the Beacon Street Garage, above level three, unless otherwise instructed.

From June through August, Undergraduate Admission visitors may park in the Commonwealth Avenue Garage above level 3, unless otherwise instructed.

GPS Navigation:

FOR THE BEACON STREET GARAGE: Use the intersection of Beacon and Chestnut Hill Drive, Brighton, MA 02135. Head away from the reservoir (west) on Beacon Street and the Beacon Street garage will be on your right. map it>>

FOR THE COMMONWEALTH AVENUE GARAGE: Use the intersection of St. Thomas More Road and Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. From St. Thomas More Road, take Campanella Way to the Commonwealth Avenue Garage. 
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FOR THE MAIN GATE:
 Use 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA. Please note that parking is extremely limited on Middle Campus. We strongly encourage you to park in one of the two parking garages.

Embark Boston T: Download this app onto your iPhone for maps of the T along with customized routes.

Boston MBTA Metro Map: Download this app onto your DROID device for maps of the T.

Printable Maps and Directions: View or print various maps of the Boston College campus.

MBTA Trip Planner: Visit the MBTA website to plan your trip on the T.

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