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 2 Cummington Mall is shown on the map below.

Enter 2 Cummington Mall. The RCS offices are just to the left in Suite 105.

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 2 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. Research Computing Services is located in Suite 105 on the first floor of 2 Cummington Mall.

  • Research Computing Services (RCS) – if you have an appointment with RCS personnel, call the person you are meeting with when you arrive; you can also try calling 617 358-2673.
  • Workshop/Tutorial classroom 107 – The IS&T Training Room 107 is located just to the left of the RCS offices at 2 Cummington Mall.

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.