Travel to GSAS

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences main office is located on the third floor of the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, in the heart of Harvard Square. Most Harvard buildings are within a few minutes walk from the center of Harvard Square. This map indicates the most common destinations on the Cambridge campus

Driving Directions

From the East or West take I90, the Massachusetts Turnpike

From the Massachusetts Turnpike (Mass Pike - Rt. 90, East and Westbound):

Take Exit 18 (Allston—or Brighton/Cambridge). Go through toll and bear right toward Cambridge, then get into far left lane at set of traffic lights. At 2nd traffic light (before the bridge across from the Doubletree Guest Suite Hotel) turn left onto Storrow Drive; Soldiers Field Road; exit at Harvard Square. Turn right to cross the bridge.You will be on JFK Street headed into Harvard Square.

From The South (I-93 North):

Heading north on Route 93, exit onto the Mass Pike westbound. See above.

From Logan Airport:

As you leave the airport, follow signs to Rt. 90, Mass. Turnpike West. See above.

From The North (I-93 South):

Heading south on Route 93 exit onto Storrow Drive west. Take Harvard Square/Cambridge exit, turn right and proceed over bridge and across Memorial Drive onto JFK Street and into Harvard Square.


On-street parking is scarce in Cambridge, but there are several public parking lots and garages. Click here for a map with parking locations. Permitted parking is available at the Harvard garages; see Parking Services for more information.

Public Transportation

The "T" (short for the MBTA, Boston's subway network) is a very good way to get to GSAS from most places in the Greater Boston area. The Harvard Square stop on the Red Line is across the street from Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center. "T" access to and from Logan Airport is reliable and inexpensive.