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Commuter Programs


Commuter Programs, located in the Office of Student Development, seeks to aid our commuter students in learning about the variety of resources on and off campus. The program provides resources and programming to help students become active participants in campus life and contributing members of their community.

Get Involved  |  Lockers  |  MBTA T-Pass Discount  |  Student Parking

Get Involved at Massart

Be an active and informed member of the MassArt community. Participating in college activities is a great way to meet people and get involved at MassArt. Keep informed of daily events and activities by accessing the events calendar. Check your MassArt email account for valuable information including campus wide announcements. It is essential for commuter students to have an active College email account. Remember, College officials who may need to contact you will not have access to personal email addresses. Don't take a chance on missing out; check your MassArt Gmail account every day!

Make campus connections

Get to know your professors, staff members in Student Development, your work study supervisor, etc. They are important campus connections. Make sure to tell a faculty or staff member about obstacles associated with your commuting lifestyle that could impact classroom performance.

Need a place to store your stuff on campus?

Lockers are available for Commuter students for the academic year, at no charge. Students must register the locker and have a Locker Contract on file with the Student Development office.

You can find instructions on registering a locker at the locker location, in the Lower Level of the Kennedy Building, around the corner from the bookstore. If you have questions, send an email to



MassArt students are eligible for the MBTA Semester Pass Program each semester. Students receive a discount by purchasing their pass for the semester. This program is encouraged for students who will be commuting or riding the MBTA frequently (4 days a week or more). Charlie Cards are available for students who want to load transit value as needed.

The deadline for the Spring 2024 Semester Pass program has passed. Information about the Fall 2024 Semester Pass Program will be emailed to all students at their MassArt email account.  If you have any questions, email



You may mail your MBTA semester pass form with a money order, bank check or postal order or pay online by credit card. 

Note: The online option has an additional fee that may affect your decision to use a credit card.

Mail MBTA T-Pass forms to: 

MassArt Student Development

Attn: Tim Cusack

621 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115



Once we receive your payment and form, you will receive a confirmation email within five business days. If you have sent in a payment and don't hear from us, please email us to inquire about the status of your payment and form.

Contact Student Development at with any questions. Student Development is located on the second floor of the Kennedy building.


Commuter students must complete a Parking Application to access either the RCC (day) or Ward Street (evening) parking lots. All vehicles must be registered with MassArt at the Parking Office.



MassArt has 50 parking spaces for student parking at Roxbury Community College (RCC) Lot 3, located at 294-296 Highland Street at the corner of Columbus Ave and is open Monday through Friday. This is an unstaffed lot. ID card access is not required to access the lot. All MassArt permitted vehicles may park in any available space.


The Free MassArt Courtesy Shuttle for Students, Faculty, and Staff runs throughout the day, Monday through Friday (with the exception of holidays & school closures ) 6:45 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  The first run leaves from RCC Lot #3 to Massart at 6:45 a.m. and follows the posted schedule with the last shuttle of the day leaving from Evans Way to RCC Lot #3 at 8:50 p.m.   If you need a ride to RCC Lot #3 after the last shuttle has left, please go to Public Safety.

Track the MassArt shuttle

To download and view on the app, visit the Apple store or Google Play store and search for "BusWhere for Shuttles." Once downloaded, enter the code MASSART to skip over account creation and view the map.

For assistance with the app, feel free to contact the BusWhere support team at


The cost of day-time parking for Fall 2023 will remain at $25 per day of the week. For example, if a student is assigned parking Monday, Wednesday and Friday, the total cost of parking is $75 for the semester. Parking is assigned and charged on a semester basis. This means students are required to reapply each semester to be considered for parking access. 

Day-Time Parking Application
**In addition to submitting a completed parking application to the Parking Office, any student requesting an accommodation due to medical/physical need must contact Student Accessibility at:

Nearby Parking & Rates


A separate application is available for those who only require evening parking.


Evening parking is available in Ward St Lot. Students will have access to this lot after 5pm on the days that they are assigned as well as full weekend access. Evening parking applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.


The cost of evening parking in the Ward Street Lot is $25 per weeknight. For example, If you are approved for Monday and Wednesday evenings, the total cost for the semester is $50. 

Evening Parking Application


Please send any questions, comments or concerns to or call 617.879.5103.

Parking Office
Artists’ Residence
Room 120