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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115  |  617.879.7000

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Visitors should check-in at the college's main entrance at the Design and Media Center.


MassArt is located in the Longwood Medical Area and does not have a public parking lot available for visitors to campus. Parking is available at a number of commercial public parking facilities near campus, as well as parking meters on the surrounding streets; hourly rates vary. Please note, MassArt does not validate parking.

  • Evans Way and Palace Road
    Metered street parking near the MassArt Tower Building (about a 3 min walk from campus)
  • Longwood Galleria Garage, 350 Longwood Avenue, 617.277.8964
    Garage on the west side of Longwood Avenue between Binney Street and Brookline Avenue (about a 9 min walk from campus)
  • MASCO Parking Garage, 375 Longwood Avenue, 617.632.2860
    Garage on east side of Longwood Avenue on Plymouth Street, behind Brueggers' Bagels (about an 11 min walk from campus)
  • Stanhope Garage, 690 Huntington Avenue, 617.734.9915
    Above ground lot on the corner of Huntington Avenue and Wigglesworth Street across the street from the Brigham Circle MBTA stop.  The lot is open 7 days a week and the rates are $25.00 from 6am to 6pm and $25.00 from 6pm to 6am. (about a 5 min walk from campus)
  • Museum of Fine Arts, 20 Museum Road, 617.369.3657
    The MFA has three self-parking options: the Huntington Lot, the Fenway Lot, and the Museum Road Garage, all of which have entrances on Museum Road, between Huntington Avenue and Fenway, adjacent to the Museum of Fine Arts. (about a 6 min walk from campus)


The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) services greater Boston as well as most of eastern Massachusetts by commuter rail, rapid transit, commuter boat, buses, and light rail. The MBTA provides service directly to the door of the College by both bus and the Green E Line.

Green Line: Travel on the "E" train and exit at Longwood Medical Area.

Orange Line: The Commuter Rail may be the best option for many Orange Line riders during the shutdown. The college is about an 11 minute walk from the Ruggles Station. Alternatively, board the CT2 bus bound for Kendall Square and exit at Huntington and Longwood Avenues.

Bus: The following bus routes include stops at or near the college: #39, CT2, #65, #8, #47, #66.

Commuter Rail: The closest stop via commuter rail is Ruggles Station, though the commuter rail provides access to all subway lines. From Ruggles, take the CT2 bus bound for Kendall Square. Exit at Huntington and Longwood Avenues.


  • All Visitors are required to sign in and sign out at the security desks at either Kennedy or the Design and Media Center (DMC)

  • External guests are permitted in the residence halls 

  • The dining commons are open to the general public; masks are strongly encouraged.


  • All MassArt community members will be required to swipe their IDs at both entry locations – Kennedy and Design and Media Center (DMC). Your MassArt ID card should be visible at all times.

  • Colleges of the Fenway and ProArts Consortium members will be required to show security guards their IDs from their respective campuses.

  • All other Visitors will be required to sign in and sign out.


Regular hours: Monday through Sunday, 7:00am - 12:00am

  • Administrative offices are closed
  • There are no classes EXCEPT, in some cases, for Professional and Continuing Education students
  • Studio access is from 7:00am - 12:00am
When the College is closed
  • There is no building access
  • There is no studio access

View the Academic Calendar for a list of holidays and closure dates.