Getting to Campus by Car

From points north and south
Take Interstate 95 (Route 128) to Exit 24. Proceed east on Route 30, also known as Commonwealth Avenue, and follow for about five miles to Boston College.

From points west
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 17. At the first set of lights after the exit ramp, take a right onto Centre Street. Follow Centre Street to the fourth set of lights, and turn left onto Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue 1.5 miles to Boston College.

From downtown Boston
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 17. Take a left over the bridge after passing the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Take the first right onto Centre Street. Follow Centre Street to the fourth set of lights, and turn left onto Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue 1.5 miles to Boston College.

Parking on Campus and GPS Navigation

Despite our name, Boston College is located in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Newton, Massachusetts. Our campus is approximately six miles west of downtown Boston. Therefore, it is important that you put the correct town and/or zip code when you are entering our address into GPS navigation or Google Maps.

Once you have parked, please remember to take your parking ticket with you so that a member of our staff can validate your parking ticket.

Undergraduate Admission visitors should park in either the Commonwealth Avenue Garage or the Beacon Street Garage, above level three, unless otherwise instructed by a gate attendant.

For the Beacon Street Garage
Use 1103 House Road, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. The Beacon Street Garage is connected to Alumni Stadium, the University’s football stadium. Map it

Once parked, exit the parking garage towards campus. Take a left on Campanella Way towards Middle Campus (Alumni Stadium will be on your left). Climb the Higgins Stairs and the Office of Undergraduate Admission will be at the top in Devlin Hall. It is approximately a 5-8 minute walk once outside the parking garage.  Map it

For the Commonwealth Avenue Garage
Use 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Use the intersection of St. Thomas More Road and Commonwealth Avenue. From St. Thomas More Road, take a right onto Campanella Way to the Commonwealth Avenue Garage. Map it

Once parked, take the elevator to the 7th floor of the parking garage. Take a left off the top of floor of the garage onto Middle Campus. The Office of Undergraduate Admission will be located across O’Neill Plaza in Devlin Hall. It is approximately a two minute walk from the top floor of the parking garage. Map it


Visitor Parking Information