Arrival Information

Plan to arrive at the Kresge building of HSPH, located at 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston.  New HSPH students must enter through a designated set of doors located in the Kresge courtyard (just behind Huntington Avenue).  Upon arrival, you will be greeted by Student Services staff and receive a name-tag and schedules for the week.

Check-in begins at 8:00am on Monday, August 25.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

By Public Transportation

M2 Shuttle and MASCO : Many students and staff at HSPH use the M2 shuttle that directly connects the Longwood Campus to the Harvard campus in Cambridge. It also makes several stops along the way. The shuttle is free to HSPH students with a Harvard ID. MASCO provides general commuter information to the Longwood area, including other shuttles to other areas of Boston and driving/parking options.

By special arrangement the M2 shuttle is open to HSPH students without a Harvard ID on the first day of Orientation, please download and print the M2 Orientation Pass 2013 and show it to the driver.

MBTA : HSPH is accessible via bus or train, and more information can be found on the MBTA website.

  • Train: The Green E Line train stops at Brigham Circle, directly in front of the school. The Green D Line Longwood stop is a ten minute walk.
  • Bus: The 39 bus drops off on Huntington Ave directly in front of the school. The campus is also within a short walk of the 8, 19, 60, 65 and 66 bus lines.

By Car

Driving Directions to HSPH can be found online. Parking is very limited and can be purchased from area garages for daily or monthly rates. Street parking with 2 hour meters is available on Huntington Ave.

Area Information

The Longwood Medical Area is home to HSPH, the Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM).  It is also comprised of area hospitals including Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Register Your Bike

Register your bicycle online through the Harvard-Longwood Parking Office and park it in one of the HSPH bicycle cages.