The Boston University Charles River campus is located near Kenmore Square in Boston. Most of the buildings are along Commonwealth Avenue. Research Computing Services (RCS) is part of Information Services & Technology (IS&T) and its location at 111 Cummington Mall is shown on the map below.

Use the Information Services & Technology entrance at 111 Cummington Mall. The IS&T Front office is on the left. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Basement locations (B27, LCR, and RCR) are down the stairs to the right.

There is also a general interactive campus map available.

car Directions to the Charles River Campus from the South or West:

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East to Exit 18, Allston/Cambridge. Exit left. Follow signs to Cambridge to the second set of lights. Turn right at the lights; this is Soldiers Field Road/Storrow Drive. Exit Storrow Drive at the Kenmore Exit.

car Directions to the Charles River Campus from the Southeast:

Take I-93 Route 3 (Southeast Expressway) North to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26). Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore exit.

car Directions to the Charles River Campus from the North:

Take I-93 or Route 1 South to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26). Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Exit.

tramp bus Public Transportation:

Boston University is easily accessible by public transportation. Take the “BU-East” stop on the “B” branch of the MBTA Green Line.

car Local Directions From the Kenmore Square/Commonwealth Avenue exit off of Storrow Drive to get to 111 Cummington Mall:

At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Beacon Street. At this point, the road forks. Stay to the right to get on Bay State Road. At the third intersection, turn left onto Sherborn Street. At the traffic light, go straight through the light to cross Commonwealth Avenue. Sherborn Street becomes Blandford Street. At the end, turn right onto Cummington Mall. The Information Services & Technology is located on the first floor of 111 Cummington Mall.

  • Research Computing Services (RCS) – if you have an appointment with RCS personnel, please check with the administrative assistant at the IS&T front desk.
  • Computer Graphics Laboratory – go up to the second floor, then turn left. Proceed to Room 203.
  • Workshop/Tutorial classroom B27 – go down one flight to the basement level. Turn right and proceed to Room B27.

Parking

The two closest parking lots are the Granby Lot and the Warren Towers lot. Here is a list of the rates of all of the parking lots.