Getting to Simmons University

Campus Map
GSISC will be in the Main College Building in the Academic Campus

The Paresky Room is in the Main College Building, Third Floor, East Wing.

From Front Entrance (300 The Fenway):
- Take stairs in Main Lobby to 3rd floor, or turn left at lobby and head down to hall to the elevator on your right
- If you took the stairs, turn left down the main hallway from the 3rd floor landing
- If you took the elevator, take it to the 3rd floor and exit to the right
- Head up a short flight of stairs to the east wing
- Continue down to the end of the hallway and through the double doors into the Paresky Conference Center

From Simmons Garage:
- If on 2nd or 3rd garage levels, take stairs or elevator (under School of Management building) to 1st garage level
- Follow signs on 1st garage level to Main College Building (opposite side of garage from School of Management)
- Head through double door and down short unfinished hallway to elevator/stairs in the Main College Building
- Take stairs or elevator to 1st floor (College Center/Common Grounds)
- Cross the College Center toward the far side of the building to reach the Main College Building lobby
- Follow directions above from the Front Entrance

More information here:

Public Transportation

MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, or the T) Take MBTA green line E train (Heath Street) to the Museum of Fine Arts stop. Turn right onto Louis Prang Street. From here you can see Simmons’s green cupola. Walk past Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on left. Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, will be on left. (See for more information about the T.)

Directions by Car

Warning: Simmons is very close to Fenway Park, and there will be a Red Sox game on July 20th at 7pm. There will be a lot of traffic in the evening.

From the West (including NYC and CT):
1. Take Route 90 East (Massachusetts Turnpike) to Exit 22.
2. Stay left and follow signs marked "Prudential Center/West 9.”
3. Stay on Huntington Ave. west approximately 1 mile.
4. Pass Museum of Fine Arts on right, then turn right at next light on Louis Prang St.
5. Continue through two lights. The main building of Simmons will be on left.
6. Turn left on Avenue Louis Pasteur. Simmons’s library is on left. Passengers may be dropped off here.

From the South:
1. Take I-93 North to Exit 26, “Storrow Drive”, going west.
2. Follow local directions below.

From the North:
1. Take I-93 South to Exit 26, Storrow Drive west/North Station.
2. Keep left on exit and follow signs for Storrow Drive west.
3. Follow local directions below.

From the Logan Airport:
1. Take airport exit following signs for I-93 North.
2. Go through tolls then into Sumner Tunnel and get in the right lane.
3. At end of tunnel, take “Route 3 North/Storrow Drive” exit.
4. Stay right onto Storrow Drive going west.
5. Follow local directions below.

Local Directions:
1. Going west on Storrow Drive, look for the “Kenmore Square, Fenway, Route 1 South” sign and exit left, following the sign for “Fenway 1 South.” Do not take the Kenmore Square exit.
2. Stay right at the light, following sign for “Boylston St. Outbound, Riverway 1.” 3. Get in left lane and proceed to first the light.
4. Turn left onto Park Drive and follow Park Drive to the light (there will be a gas station on your right).
5. Continue straight, crossing Boylston Street and Brookline Avenue.
6. Stay to the left, following the curve to the left to reverse direction (you will see signs for “Fenway”).
7. At the next light, continue straight, crossing Brookline Avenue again. You will be on “The Fenway.”
8. Turn right onto Avenue Louis Pasteur after Emmanuel College. Simmons’s library is on left. Passengers may be dropped off here.

Information about Parking
There will be 25 parking spots reserved for GSISC participants, as well as the general parking.

Lyft and Uber operate in Boston

Blue Bikes can be rented for a low hourly or daily rate around Boston. More information here: