Worcester State University

 

General Information for Undergraduates 

Worcester State University's 2014 Undergraduate Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the DCU Center. (Graduates line up for the procession at 10 a.m.) For information on Worcester area accommodations, attractions, restaurants and transportation please click on the appropriate link.

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Parking:

The Worcester Municipal Parking Garage* is a 2-minute walk from the facility. For more information, please contact 508-792-0314. There will a minimal charge for parking.
 
*The garage is located at 30 Major Taylor Blvd. on the corner of Major Blvd. and MLK Jr. Blvd. (formerly Central Street).

Additional parking can be found at area
lots and garages near the facility.

City Square (formerly Worcester Common Outlets)
100 Front St. - 508-791-7689

Dwight Foster Parking
27 Waldo St. - 508-757-2703

Exchange Street Parking
10 Exchange St. - 508-791-8586

First American Realty Parking
100 MLK Jr. Blvd. (formerly Central St.) - 508-798-8844

Pearl-Elm Municipal Garage
20 Pearl St. - 508-799-1463

 

Directions to the Worcester DCU Center:

If you would like to map your own directions, the address is:

50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA 01608

From the North - Sterling, Leominster and Fitchburg:

Take Rt. 12 South to I-190 South. to I-290 West. Get off at Exit 16. Take a right at the end of the ramp. At the third set of lights (Worcester Center Blvd.), Worcester’s DCU Center is on your left. Parking garage is on your right before the set of lights.

From the North - Nashua, N.H., and Manchester, N.H., Portsmouth, N.H., Marlboro, Lowell and Haverhill:

Take Rt. 3 South to I-495 South to I-290 West. Get off at Exit 16. Follow directions from Sterling.

From the Northeast - Lincoln, Salem and Concord:

Take I-95 South (Rt. 128) to I-90 West (the Mass. Turnpike West). Get off at Exit 10 (Auburn). After the tollbooth, bear left at the fork. Take I-290 East. Get off at Exit 16. Take a left at the end of the ramp. At the third set of lights, (Worcester Center Blvd.), Worcester’s DCU Center is on your left. Parking garage is on your right before the set of lights.

From the East - Wellesley, Newton, Cambridge and Boston:

Take I-90 West (the Mass. Turnpike West) to Exit 10 (Auburn). Follow directions from Lincoln.

From the East - Framingham, Natick, Westboro and Shrewsbury:

Take Rt. 9 West all the way into Worcester. When you get to the Worcester line, "White City Shopping Center" will be on the left. Stay on Rt. 9 and proceed to your eighth set of lights. Take a left onto Worcester Center Blvd. At the fourth set of lights, Worcester’s DCU Center is on your right. Parking garage is on your left.

From the Southeast - Uxbridge, Woonsocket, R.I., Pawtucket, R.I., Providence, R.I. and Warwick, R.I.:

Take Rt. 146 North to I-290 East. Get off at Exit 16. Take a left at the end of the ramp. At the third set of lights (Worcester Center Blvd.), Worcester’s DCU Center is on your left. Parking garage is on your right before the set of lights.

From the Southeast - Taunton, Attleboro and Foxboro:

Take I-495 North. Get off at Exit 25B. Take I-290 West. Get off at Exit 16. Take a right at the end of the ramp. At the third set of lights (Worcester Center Blvd.), Worcester’s DCU Center is on your left. Parking garage is on your right before the set of lights.

From the Southeast - Falmouth, Hyannis and Provincetown:

Take Rt. 6 West to Rt. 28 South towards Providence, R.I. Merge onto Rt. 25 West and stay straight onto I-495 Norht. Follow directions from Taunton.

From the Southeast - Norwood, Brockton and Quincy:

Take I-95 North (Rt. 128) to I-90 West (the Mass. Turnpike West). Follow directions from Wellesley.

From the South - Webster; Putman, Conn., Plainfield, Conn., Norwich, Conn., and New London, Conn.:

Take I-395 North to I-290 East. Get off at Exit 16. Take a left at the end of the ramp. At the third set of lights (Worcester Center Blvd.), Worcester’s DCU Center is on your left. Parking garage is your right before the set of lights.

From the Southwest - Sturbridge, Southbridge, Harford, Conn., and New York, N.Y.:

Take I-84 North to I-90 East. (the Mass. Turnpike East) to Exit 10 (Auburn). After the tollbooth, bear left at the fork. Take I-290 East. Follow directions from Webster.

From the West - Brookfield, Amherst, Holyoke, Springfield and Chicopee:

Take I-90 East. (the Mass. Turnpike East) to Exit 10 (Auburn). After the tollbooth, bear left at the fork. Take I-290 East. Follow directions from Webster.

From the Northwest - Barre, Athol, Orange, Greenfield and Brattleboro, Vt.:

Take Rt. 122 South, remaining on until you reach Worcester. Rt. 122 becomes Pleasant Street. Stay straight Pleasant Street. Turn left onto Main Street. Turn left onto Exchange Street. Follow Exchange Street until you reach Worcester’s DCU Center.

Flower Purchases

Support of the Worcester State University Class of 2014 and your graduating senior by purchasing roses inside the DCU Center Exhibition Hall on Commencement Day. Sale begins at 8 a.m. in the lobby. Prices: $20 per half-dozen; $30 per dozen (less expensive than all those outside vendors) CASH ONLY 

 
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