WPI's 95-acre campus sits high on a hill in historic Worcester, Massachusetts. This convenient central location puts students close to all the best the city has to offer, including the Worcester Art Museum, the EcoTarium, and the world-renowned American Antiquarian Society.
100 Institute Road | Worcester, MA
From the North: Take I-495 south to I-290. Follow directions from east.
From the East:
From the South and West:
TO THE PARK AVENUE GARAGE
Corner of Park Avenue and Salisbury Street
GPS Address: 151 Salisbury Street | Worcester MA
From the North: Take I-495 South to I-290. Follow directions from East.
Parking on Campus
Parking on WPI's Campus property is for members of the WPI community who have registered their vehicles with the WPI Police Department, in accordance with WPI's Parking and Traffic Regulations. These parking and traffic regulations apply to all personnel including all faculty, staff, students and other persons who operate any motor vehicles on campus or other land of the College.
Campus Parking Areas
Assigned parking locations on campus are identified for employees, students, and visitors.
Park Ave. Garage
Primary access into the garage will be from Salisbury Street, with secondary access available from the northbound lane of Park Ave. This entrance includes a driveway shared with the First Baptist Church and should be traveled with care and caution due to its proximity to First Friends Childcare Center. In addition to providing a significantly increased number of parking spaces for employees, commuter students and visitors, the garage will support campus event parking.
Permission to operate a vehicle on the WPI campus or other land owned by the university is a discretionary privilege bestowed by the president, through the Board of Trustees; such privilege may be denied, revoked, suspended, or modified by action of the board or the president and/or designee herein authorized to take such actions.
Parking spaces marked “Visitor Parking Only” are reserved for WPI visitors and guests (please note all visitor signs state permit required). These spaces are located in the following areas:
All visitors must obtain a temporary parking pass when parking on campus. WPI Police has two types of visitor passes, a hanging pass that can be picked up at WPI Police and an electronic pass that can be issued to the Department Heads and/or their designee.
WPI has 1 electric charging station located in the Campus Center Lot and there are 2 located in the Park Ave Garage. There is a 4 hour maximum for vehicle charging. Vehicles must be moved upon completion of vehicle charging to allot for other usage.