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 8:15 am on Monday, August 25. The first session, Public Health: Your personal and professional journey, will begin at 9:00 in the Kresge Cafeteria. Coffee, tea and breakfast will be available for purchase at this time.
If you arrive with cumbersome bags or luggage, please let us know. We will be happy to store your items in the Office for Student Affairs (Kresge G20) until 5:30pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.