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  • Directions

    The Worcester State University campus is centrally located in Massachusetts about an hour’s drive from Boston, Springfield, and Providence, Rhode Island. Our 58-acre campus is nestled in the residential northwest side of Worcester, a city that offers a wide range of leisurely things to do.

  • Driving Directions

    By 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 Worcester State will be three blocks up on your left. 

    Public Transportation


    Red Cab
    50 Franklin St #220
    Worcester, MA

    Yellow Cab
    90 Madison St #306
    Worcester, MA


    • Worcester Airport
    • Logan International Airport (Boston, Massachusetts)
    • Bradley International Airport (Hartford, Connecticut)
    • T.F. Green Airport (Providence, Rhode Island)


    • Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA)
      Worcester State University is on Route #3. The bus stop is located on Chandler Street in the white clapboard shelter next to the Alumni Tiffany Gates. 

    Train/Commuter Rail: 

    • Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) - Worcester line
    • Amtrak 
    Parking on Campus

    If you are a visitor, you must check in with University Police (Room 102, Wasylean Hall) to obtain a courtesy parking pass. You can request a courtesy pass prior to your visit by completing this form. (Visitor passes must be requested with at least 3 days’ notice). A limited number of designated visitor parking spaces on our campus are reserved for prospective students visiting the Admissions Office.

    More information about parking at Worcester State University is available at

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