Parking and Directions

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Orientation parking is available at 795 Columbus Avenue, in the Columbus Parking Garage.

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From the north (via Route I-93 or Route 1)
At the merge with Route 3 (Southeastern Expressway), take the Storrow Drive exit, and proceed to the Fenway exit. Follow signs for Boylston Street Inbound, and bear right at Westland Avenue, which leads to Massachusetts Avenue. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue, proceed to the third traffic light, and turn right onto Columbus Avenue. The Columbus Parking Garage is approximately one-half mile on your right at 795 Columbus Avenue.

From the west (via Route 90, Mass Turnpike)
Take Exit 22 (Copley Square), and bear right. Proceed to the first traffic light, and turn right onto Dartmouth Street. Then take the next right onto Columbus Avenue. It is approximately one mile to the Columbus Parking Garage at 795 Columbus Avenue.

From the west (via Route 9)
Proceed inbound on Route 9 until it becomes Huntington Avenue (approximately one-half mile after Brigham Circle), and take a right onto Ruggles Street. At the third traffic light, take a left onto Tremont Street. Take the next left onto Melnea Cass Boulevard, and then turn right onto Columbus Avenue. The entrance to the Columbus Parking Garage is one block on your left at 795 Columbus Avenue.

From the south (via Route 3, Southeast Expressway)
Take Exit 18 (Massachusetts Avenue), and at the second light, go left onto the Massachusetts Avenue connector. Proceed straight onto Melnea Cass Boulevard. Continue for approximately two miles, and turn right onto Columbus Avenue. The Columbus Parking Garage is one block on your left at 795 Columbus Avenue.

Via public transportation
Northeastern University is conveniently located on Huntington Avenue, two blocks from the corner of Massachusetts Avenue. The campus is accessible by "T" from the Green Line (take an "E" train outbound toward Heath Street; get off at the Northeastern stop, which is the first stop above ground) and from the Orange Line (take any train going outbound to Forest Hills; get off at the Ruggles Station). Commuter rail lines connect with the Orange Line at Back Bay Station and North Station.