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Directions to Campus

Visiting the Office of Admissions

Directions to Campus 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.

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).

Visiting Campus for Other Purposes

Directions to Campus By Car

From the East and West (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. Go up the hill and enter the last gate on the left, Gate 7. The Hogan Campus Center is the second building on the left with the large silver cross on it. Visitor parking is to the right of the Campus Center. 

From the North
I-495 South to I-290 West, Exit 25B. From I-290 West take Exit 11 (College Square, Southbridge Street). Bear left coming off the ramp onto Southbridge Street. Take the first right (before the traffic light) onto College Street. Go up the hill and enter the last gate on the left, Gate 7. The Hogan Campus Center is the second building on the left with the large silver cross on it. Visitor parking is to the right of the Campus Center. 

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. Go up the hill and enter the last gate on the left, Gate 7. The Hogan Campus Center is the second building on the left with the large silver cross on it. Visitor parking is to the right of the Campus Center. 

From the South (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 straight up hill. Take left after fire station into Holy Cross on Loyola Road. Follow left curve which becomes McCarthy Lane. Continue up hill to upper campus. Visitor parking is straight ahead, last parking lot.

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).

Thomas P. Joyce '59 Contemplative Center  

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

Directions to the Joyce Center By Car

From the 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-190 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. Use parking lot on your left after entering.

Travel Options

By Air

Boston's Logan International Airport is approximately one hour from Worcester. Shuttle service from Logan is available through Knight's Limousine Service (800-822-5456), Worcester Airport Limousine (800-660-0992), and Boston Town Car (888-765-LIMO). Please call in advance for reservations.

Both Bradley Airport (Windsor Locks, Conn.) and T.F. Green Airport (Warwick, R.I.) are located approximately one hour from Worcester. Please contact them for shuttle service information.

Worcester Airport is approximately a 15-minute car ride. 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 website.

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 website.

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 Route 25 and Route 42.