2019 Commencement Guide

Get directions to Commencement

Get directions to the Springfield College Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, Graduate Commencement Ceremony, and Baccalaureate below. 

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Directions to the Springfield College Main Campus

Graduate Ceremony and Baccalaureate

From the East or West - View the Map / Get Driving Directions

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike, Interstate 90, to Exit 4 to merge onto Interstate 91 South. Follow 91 South to Exit 4 (Route 83/East Longmeadow). At the light at the bottom of the ramp, turn left, following signs for 83 South. At the immediate light after the underpass, bear right onto Longhill Street, following signs for 83 South. At the first light (top of Longhill), turn left onto Sumner Avenue. After two miles, turn left onto Roosevelt Avenue. Continue through two traffic lights, then bear left at the stop sign. Half a mile after the stop sign, cross a bridge and turn left onto Alden Street.

From the North - View the Map / Get Driving Directions

Take Interstate 91 South to Exit 4 toward Route 83 East Longmeadow. At the bottom of the ramp, at the lights, turn left, following signs to 83 South. At the immediate light after the underpass, bear right, following signs for 83 South onto Longhill St. Turn left onto Sumner Ave. After two miles, turn left onto Roosevelt Avenue. Continue through two traffic lights, then bear left at the stop sign. Half a mile after the stop sign, cross a bridge and turn left onto Alden Street.

From the South - View the Map / Get Driving Directions

Take Interstate 91 North to Exit 2, Route 83. Proceed on Route 83 to the second traffic light and turn right onto Sumner Avenue. After two miles, turn left onto Roosevelt Avenue. Continue through two traffic lights, then bear left at the stop sign. Half a mile after the stop sign, cross a bridge and turn left onto Alden Street.

Directions to the MassMutual Center

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Since we expect several thousand guests, please allow sufficient time to get through traffic in the Springfield area and find parking before the ceremony begins. All graduating students must arrive at the Exhibition Hall at the MassMutual Center between 8 and 8:30 a.m. Graduates are required to be in attendance at the pre-ceremony line-up activities no later than 8:30 a.m. in order to ensure the marching and seating order. The ceremony will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.

The MassMutual Center is located at 1277 Main Street, at the corner of Court and Main Street across from Court Square in downtown Springfield.

Traveling North on I-91
Take Exit 6 (Springfield Center) onto East Columbus Avenue. Continue up East Columbus Avenue (about 1/4 mile) to Court Street. Take a right onto Court Street and proceed past Symphony Hall, City Hall, and Sovereign Bank.

Traveling South on I-91
Take Exit 7 (Springfield Center/Columbus Avenue). Turn left at the light at the end of the ramp. Circle under the highway and go straight through one light. Take a right at the second light onto Main Street.

Traveling West on Route 90
Take Exit 6 off the Mass Turnpike to Route 291. From Route 291, take Dwight Street Exit. Turn left at the end of the ramp and follow Dwight Street to the MassMutual Center.

Traveling East on Route 90
Take Exit 4 onto I-91 South. Follow directions above from south on I-91.

Parking for the MassMutual Center
The MassMutual Center does not own or operate any local parking facilities. Parking is available in the Civic Center Parking Garage located on Bruce Landon Way. The Civic Center Parking Garage is owned by the Springfield Parking Authority. For additional parking information, please visit the Springfield Parking Authority website at springfieldparkingauthority.com.