Skip to main content
Worcester State University

About

Home
  
About > About > campusdirections  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
campusdirections

 

Campus Map & Directions

Worcester State University is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving community of over 172,000 residents. Worcester is located approximately 40 miles west of Boston. The campus is easily accessible by many modes of transportation.

Address: 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602 

GETTING TO THE UNIVERSITY BY:

CAR
TAXI
BUS
AIRPLANE
TRAIN/COMMUTER RAIL
GO GREEN - COMMUTE WITH ALTERNET RIDES

CAR

  • From Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90):
    Take Exit 10 (Auburn) to I-290 East (see from 290 East)
  • From I-495:
    Take Exit 25 to I-290 West (see from 290 West)
  • From Rt. 9 West:
    Follow Rt. 9 West into Worcester (see from Highland Street)
  • From Rt. 146 North:
    Take Rt. 146 North to I-290 East (see from 290 East)
  • From I-190 South:
    Take I-290 West (see from 290 West)
  • From I-290 West:
    Take Exit 18 (Rt. 9 West); turn right off exit ramp and stay in center lane, following directions for Rt. 9 West. Turn right onto Rt. 9 West, also known as Highland Street. (see from Highland Street)
  • From I-290 East:
    Take Exit 17 (Rt. 9). Turn left onto Rt. 9 West, which will turn into Highland Street at bottom of the hill. Proceed up the hill onto Highland Street. (see from Highland Street)
  • From Highland Street:
    While on Highland Street, stay in the right hand lane. Stay on Highland Street for 1.5 miles. (past Elm Park and Doherty High School on the left). At the rotary, take the third right onto June Street. At the second traffic light, turn right onto May Street. The main entrance to our campus will be three blocks up on your left.


TAXIS

Red Cab
50 Franklin St # 220
Worcester, MA
508-792-9999 

Yellow Cab
90 Madison St # 306
Worcester, MA
508-754-3211


AIRPORT

Logan International Airport (Massachusetts)
Bradley International Airport (Connecticut)
T.F. Green Airport (Rhode Island)
Worcester Regional Airport


BUSES

Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA)



TRAIN/COMMUTER RAIL

Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA)
- Worcester Line
Amtrak

CAMPUS MAP [pdf]

MAIL CENTER/CENTRAL RECEIVING: Both are located in the Learning Resource Center/Library Building - 1st Floor. 508-929-8570

PARKING ON CAMPUS

Visitors must check in with University Police (Room 102, Wasylean Hall) to obtain a parking courtesy pass. To request a courtesy pass prior to your visit, please complete the following online form (visitor passes MUST be requested with at least 3 days notice).

For further information about parking at Worcester State University please refer to www.worcester.edu/parking. Please also refer to www.worcester.edu/construction for the latest in parking/traffic flow changes due to campus expansion and renewal.

Campus Parking Areas:
Parking areas on campus fall into the following categories: faculty, staff, resident, general/commuter, handicapped, or vendor. Motor vehicles displaying a valid handicapped license plate or official placard from the Registry of Motor Vehicles are allowed to park in designated handicapped parking spaces. Reserved staff parking is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Any reserved sign not indicating a time frame is 24 hours.

SHUTTLE INFORMATION:

Parking Shuttle: Click here to learn more about parking availability at the lot located at 140 Goddard Memorial Drive and shuttle service to and from campus.

Shuttle to Worcester Craft Center
(25 Sagamore Road, Worcester)

Worcester State University provides a free shuttle to students taking classes at the Worcester Craft Center on Sagamore Road during the fall and spring semester. Worcester Center for Crafts is only seven minutes from the Worcester State University Campus and can easily be accessed by shuttle or car. For a shuttle schedule, click here.

For directions to the Craft Center by car, click here.

Shuttle to other Worcester Campuses/Institutions
A free Intercampus shuttle service is provided Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. The routes connect several member campuses (WPI, Becker, Assumption, Clark, Worcester State, and Holy Cross) with service to the Worcester Public Library, Union Station and Worcester Art Museum.
Download the schedule and route.

The shuttle stop is located between the Sullivan Building
and the Shaughnessy Administration Building.

MEETING ROOM LOCATIONS:
(if you are interested in holding your next meeting or conference at WSU, please contact our Conference and Event Services office.)

Room
Building
Area
Blue Lounge
Student Center
First Floor
Eager Lecture Hall
Sullivan Building
#146
Exhibit Area
Student Center
First Floor
Faculty Lounge
Sullivan Building
#310
Fallon Room
Student Center
Third Floor
Foster Room
Student Center
Third Floor
Multimedia Aud.
Ghosh Science Center
#102
North/South Aud.
Student Center
First Floor
President's Dining Room
Student Center
Third Floor


Related Links

 
  Accreditation
  Policy on Nondiscrimination
  University Officers & Trustees
  Campus Map & Directions
  City of Worcester
  Conference and Event Services
  Sustainability
  Campus Expansion & Renewal
  West Side Resource Guide
DataBridge © WSU, 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602
Phone: 508-929-8000