Directions to UMass Medical School-Shriver Center: Boston

At the Schrafft Center Complex
465 Medford Street, Suite 500
Charlestown, MA 02129 [Google Map Directions]

Public Transportation

Take the Orange Line to Sullivan Square. Free regular shuttle service to the Schrafft Center on weekdays. The shuttle will drop you at 465 Medford Street and other buildings within the Complex.

MBTA from Boston: Take the Orange line outbound towards Oak Grove. Get off at the Sullivan Square station. As you come out of the station the Schrafft Center will be directly in front of you, about a five- minute walk. The Schrafft Center shuttle van will take you to the main building. It arrives approximately every 10 minutes directly at the bottom of the stairs as you leave the station. The Shriver Center is located at the 465 Medford Street Building in the Schrafft Center complex. The building is fully accessible.

Driving Directions

Eastbound: At exit 10, take I-290 east to exit 21, turn right at end of ramp and follow Plantation Street south.

Westbound: At exit 11, turn left onto Route 122 north for one mile, turn right at third light onto Sunderland road, left at first light onto Lake Avenue for 2.5 miles and cross Route 9. Enter the rotary and take the second exit onto South

From Rhode Island and South Shore of Massachusetts: Take I-95 north to I-93 North to Exit 28 – Sullivan Square Exit Only (exit right). At bottom of long ramp take a right. Go through the next set of lights and enter the Sullivan Square rotary. From the rotary take your 2nd right off the rotary – you will see the Schrafft Center on your left. Turn left into the parking lot and tell the guard that you are going to the Shriver Center at the 465 Medford Street building. Ask the guard to point out the building. We are located on the 5th floor. The building is fully accessible.

From Western Massachusetts: Take I-90 east, the Massachusetts Turnpike, toward Boston. Once you arrive in Boston, get in your left lane and take the I-93 north exit. From I-93 north, take Exit 28 – Sullivan Square Exit Only (exit right). At bottom of long ramp take a right. Go through the next set of lights and enter the Sullivan Square rotary. From the rotary take your 2nd right off the rotary – you will see the Schrafft Center on your left. Turn left into the parking lot and tell the guard that you are going to the Shriver Center at the 465 Medford Street building. Ask the guard to point out the building. We are located on the 5th floor. The building is fully accessible.

From Downtown Boston: Take Congress Street to N. Washington Street. Turn left onto N. Washington Street and follow across the Charlestown Bridge. N. Washington Street turns into Rutherford Ave. Stay on Rutherford Ave. and follow the signs for Sullivan Square, keeping to your right and get on the rotary. From the rotary take your 1st right off the rotary – you will see the Schrafft Center on your left. Turn left into the parking lot and tell the guard that you are going to the Shriver Center at the 465 Medford Street building. Ask the guard to point out the building. We are located on the 5th floor. The building is fully accessible.

From New Hampshire and North Shore of Massachusetts:Take I-93 south to Exit 28 – Sullivan Square exit and stay to the left. Follow ramp sign to Sullivan Square. Go through the set of lights around the rotary. From the rotary take your 2nd right off the rotary – you will see the Schrafft Center on your left. Turn left into the parking lot and tell the guard that you are going to the Shriver Center at the 465 Medford Street building. Ask the guard to point out the building. We are located on the 5th floor. The building is fully accessible.

Parking

Stop at the guard station next to the Schrafft Center (529 Main Street) and let them know that you're visiting the UMass Medical School-Shriver Center at 465 Medford Street; they will give you a parking pass to put in your windshield. Ask the guard to point out the building. You can park in any of the 3 parking lots within the Schrafft Complex where you can find a free space, except for numbered, reserved spaces as you may be ticketed. In the event that the parking lot closest to our building is full, there is adjacent parking next door at 425 Medford Street.

Building access: Take the elevator to the 5th floor (no key needed between 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.). Please enter the lobby off the elevator and ring the doorbell straight ahead so that our receptionist knows you have arrived. You may also call the staff member whom you are visiting.

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