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Directions to Major Sites on Campus

The following walking directions to major sites on campus begin at the visitor parking area, outside of the Hogan Campus Center. If you need handicap access to any of the buildings listed, please call public safety at (508) 793-2224.

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Walking Directions

 

 

Admissions

 Proceed through the College’s main gate onto Linden Lane. Visitor parking is along this street.
The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of Fenwick Hall. Enter the building straight ahead with the clock tower (O’Kane Hall) by walking up the staircase. Once inside, take a left and follow the hallway until the end. Take a right (into Fenwick Hall) and the Admissions Office will be down the hall on your right, Room 105.

 

Brooks Concert Hall

Proceed down the stairs to the right of the Hogan Campus Center. At the bottom of the stairs, follow the walkway to the right, cross the road and head past Smith Hall. Proceed down the first set of stairs after Smith. At the bottom of the stairs, the building facing you is Fenwick Hall, which houses the concert hall. The entrance to the John E. Brooks, S.J., Center for Music is on your left, also marked with a sign above the door. The Brooks Concert Hall is located on the second floor of the building.

Cantor Art Gallery (in O’Kane Hall)

Proceed down the stairs to the right of the Hogan Campus Center. At the bottom of the stairs, follow the walkway to the left, cross the road and head stright toward the library. Follow the steps to the right of the library down to Linden Lane. O’Kane Hall, the building with the clock tower, will be on the right. Proceed up the stairs in front of the building. The Cantor Art Gallery will be facing you as soon as you enter through the doors.

Dinand Library

Proceed down the stairs to the right of the Hogan Campus Center. At the bottom of the stairs, follow the walkway to the left, cross the road and head stright toward the library, a large brick building.

 

Fenwick Theatre (in O’Kane Hall)

Finding Fenwick Theatre
Parking spots are available on Linden Lane on lower campus or in the parking lot behind Hogan Campus Center on upper campus. 

From Hogan Parking Lots
Proceed down the stairs to the right of the Hogan Campus Center. At the bottom of the stairs, follow the walkway to the left, cross the road and head straight toward the library. Follow the steps to the right of the library down to Linden Lane. O’Kane Hall, the building with the clock tower, will be on the right. Follow direction from Linden Lane.

From Linden Lane
Fenwick Theatre is located on the second floor of O’Kane Hall. Enter the building straight ahead with the clock tower (O’Kane Hall) by walking up the staircase. Once inside, take a right and follow the hallway to the third doorway on the right. This gives access to the stairwell leading to Fenwick Theatre Lobby, up one flight. For elevator access, circle the building to the left and enter the side door. The elevator will be up a short flight of steps to the left.

If you need handicap access, please call public safety at 508-793-2224. 

 

Hart Center, Smith Wellness Center

The Hart Center and Smith Wellness Center are located north of the Hogan Campus Center directly across the parking lot from the Hogan Campus Center.

Hogan Campus Center/Hogan Ballroom

As you enter the campus, the Hogan Campus Center is the second building on the left with the silver cross on it. You will find yourself on the third floor entering Hogan. If you have an engagement on another floor, you may take either the stairs or elevator to reach your destination.

The Hogan Campus Center is the site of the Hogan Ballroom. The ballroom is conveniently located on the third floor of the building.

Kimball Hall, Seelos Theater

Proceed down the stairs to the right of the Hogan Campus Center. At the bottom of the stairs, follow the walkway to the right, cross the road and head past Smith Hall. Proceed down the first set of stairs after Smith. At the bottom of the stairs, past St. Joseph Chapel to your right, and follow another set of stairs entering into a quadrangle. The building facing you with the large smoke stack is Kimball Hall. Entrance to the Kimball Dining Hall can be found at the front of the building.

Entrance to Seelos Theater can be found on the first door on the right side of the building.

O’Kane Hall (Human Resources, Public Safety)

Proceed down the stairs to the right of the Hogan Campus Center. At the bottom of the stairs, follow the walkway to the left, cross the road and head stright toward the library. Follow the steps to the right of the library down to Linden Lane. O’Kane Hall, the building with the clock tower, will be on the right. Walk to the left of O’Kane Hall, where you will see a free standing clock with a set of stairs behind it. Enter through the door with the “Public Safety” sign and head up the short set of stairs.

Rehm Library, Smith Hall (McFarland Center)

Proceed down the staircase to the right of the Hogan Campus Center. At the bottom of the stairs, follow the walkway to the right, cross the road and head straight toward Smith Hall. Rehm Library is on your right as soon as you enter Smith Hall.

St. Joseph Memorial Chapel, Mary Chapel

Proceed down the stairs to the right of the Hogan Campus Center. At the bottom of the stairs, follow the walkway to the right, cross the road and head past Smith Hall. Proceed down the first set of stairs after Smith. At the bottom of the stairs, you will see St. Joseph Chapel to your right.

Mary Chapel is located at the right of St. Joseph Chapel. Follow the flight of stairs to the right of St. Joseph Chapel to enter into Mary Chapel.

Admissions Office

Address

Fenwick Hall, Room 105 (see the Campus Map)
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Learn about local hotels and restaurants on our Worcester and New England webpage 

Directions for leaving campus:

To access I-290 East (toward downtown Worcester): Please exit the campus via McCarthy Lane and past Figge Hall. Take a right onto McKeon Road and follow to MA Route 146 North (access by going past the 146 South exit on your right, going over Route 146 and then taking the next right and then the next right onto 146 North.) This will lead you to I-290 East.

To access I-290 West and Mass Pike West (I-90 W): Go down College Street, straight through light at bottom of hill, under overpass and head onto 290 West, which will take you to the Mass Pike (I-90).

To access Mass Pike East (I-90 E): Drive through campus via McCarthy Lane and past Figge Hall. Take a right onto McKeon Road and follow to MA Route 146 South, which will take you to the Mass Pike (I-90).

 

By Car

From Boston, Hartford and New York

Massachusetts Turnpike I-90. Take Exit 10 to I-290 East toward Worcester. Take Exit 11 (College Square/Southbridge Street) off I-290. Cross over to the right lane immediately after coming off the ramp to College Square. Take the first right (before the traffic light) onto College Street. Proceed briefly up the hill and take a left through the College’s main gate onto Linden Lane. Visitor parking is along this street.

The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of Fenwick Hall. Enter the building straight ahead with the clock tower (O’Kane Hall) by walking up the staircase. Once inside, take a left and follow the hallway until the end. Take a right (into Fenwick Hall) and the Admissions Office will be down the hall on your right, Room 105.

From the North

I-495 South to I-290 West, Exit 25B. From I-290 West take Exit 11 to College Square, Southbridge Street. Bear left coming off the ramp onto Southbridge Street. Take the first right (before the traffic light) onto College Street. Proceed briefly up the hill and take a left through the College’s main gate onto Linden Lane. Visitor parking is along this street. The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of Fenwick Hall. Enter the building straight ahead with the clock tower (O’Kane Hall) by walking up the staircase. Once inside, take a left and follow the hallway until the end. Take a right (into Fenwick Hall) and the Admissions Office will be down the hall on your right, Room 105.

From the Southeast

I-495 North to Massachusetts Turnpike I-90. Take Exit 10 to I-290 East toward Worcester. Take Exit 11 (College Square/Southbridge Street) off I-290. Cross over to the right lane immediately after coming off the ramp to College Square. Take the first right (before the traffic light) onto College Street. Proceed briefly up the hill and take a left through the College’s main gate onto Linden Lane. Visitor parking is along this street. The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of Fenwick Hall. Enter the building straight ahead with the clock tower (O’Kane Hall) by walking up the staircase. Once inside, take a left and follow the hallway until the end. Take a right (into Fenwick Hall) and the Admissions Office will be down the hall on your right, Room 105.

From Providence, Rhode Island

Route 146 North to Exit 12, McKeon Road/College Square. Take left off ramp and follow signs for I-290 West/College Square. Left at traffic light on McKeon Road. Follow overpass through several sets of lights and proceed up and down hill. Take left on Kimball Road just before Holy Cross softball field. Follow to end and make left on Linden Lane. Visitor parking is along this street. The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of Fenwick Hall. Enter the building straight ahead with the clock tower (O’Kane Hall) by walking up the staircase. Once inside, take a left and follow the hallway until the end. Take a right (into Fenwick Hall) and the Admissions Office will be down the hall on your right, Room 105.

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By Air

Boston’s Logan International Airport is approximately one hour from Worcester. Shuttle service from Logan is available through Knight’s Limousine Service (1-800-227-7005) and Worcester Airport Limousine (1-800-343-1369). Please call in advance for reservations. Both Bradley Airport (Windsor Locks, Connecticut-BDL) and T.F. Green Airport (Warwick, Rhode Island-PVD) are located approximately one hour from Worcester. Please contact them for shuttle service information. Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) is approximately a 15 minute car ride and offers direct service to select cities in Florida. Taxi service is available.

By Train

Amtrak train service is available to and from Worcester. The train station is located 5 minutes (by car) from campus. Taxi service is available. Schedule and fare information is available on the Amtrak Web site (search schedules and fares). Commuter rail service between Worcester and Boston is provided by Amtrak and the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority [MBTA]. Search Amtrak schedules and fares online using the search terms WOR [Worcester] and BOS [Boston]. MBTA schedules and fares are available on the Worcester Commuter Station section of the MBTA Web site. A map of downtown Worcester illustrating the location of both train stations is available from the RTA.

By Bus

Peter Pan and Greyhound bus services are available to and from Worcester. The bus station is located 5 minutes (by car) from campus. Taxi service is available. The Worcester Regional Transit Authority [RTA] provides bus service around the city of Worcester. Holy Cross is served by routes 10 and 42. Bus schedules and maps are available on the RTA Web site.

Thomas P. Joyce '59 Contemplative Center 

The Joyce Contemplative Center is located at 1000 Goodale Street, West Boylston, Mass.

From College of the Holy Cross, take I-290 East. Use the right 2 lanes to take Exit 19-20 for I-190 N toward MA-12/Holden/Fitchburg. Continue on I-290 N. Take Exit 2 toward Ararat St/Holden/Greendale. Continue through two lights on Frontage Rd N. Turn left onto Malden Street. Stay right at the fork to continue on Prospect St. Turn left on Lee St. Turn left on Goodale Street. The Contemplative Center entrance is immediately on your right. Visitor parking is straight ahead.