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Student Parking - T.H. Chan School of Medicine


University Campus Parking

Parking Locations by Curriculum Year on University:

  • Year 1 medical students will be assigned to the Plantation Street Garage.
  • Year 2, 3 & 4 medical students will be assigned to the Pine Tree Lot on campus.
  • *PURCH students doing their 3rd and 4th years out in Springfield will get badge access to the Plantation Street Garage so they have parking when they have obligations on University Campus. Each spring, Student Affairs supplies the Parking office with a list of PURCH students transitioning out to UMass Chan Baystate in Springfield. This will be the same for the LEAD@Lahey track once applicable.
  • UMass Chan students will be granted free onsite parking access only after 5 p.m. weekdays, all school holidays, and Saturday & Sundays.

Fee:

  • Students will need to pay a student parking rate for the year of $208.
    • Replacement parking tags are $5.
    • Replacement ID badges are $10 (Please do not make holes in your badge.)
  • Payments are made via the Parking/Access Control Office located in Room S1-106 on the first floor of the Medical School building.
  • Payments are accepted by cash, check or credit card.
  • The parking fee must be prepaid for year 1 and 2 medical students.
  • For questions, contact the Parking/Access Control Office at 508-856-3630 or parking@umassmed.edu.

Parking for Required Clinical Rotations & Hospital Sessions in Worcester 

Memorial Campus and Hahnemann Campuses

For parking at Memorial and Hahnemann campuses, it is the same fee and process:  Approximately $8.00/week, call 508-334-6546 to pay by credit card. A sheet of 10 parking passes can also be purchases for $38. Presently, these fees are not reimbursed by Student Affairs, however, there is a free optionsee * below.

*There is a free option for both Memorial and Hahnemann which would be to park at the Hanover Building lot at 440 Lincoln Street, Worcester, and take the shuttle to Hahnemann (4 minute ride) or Memorial (10 minute ride).  The shuttle runs from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. If students want to take advantage of this option, they would need to fill out the UMMHC Hanover Shuttle Parking Form and email it to memorialparking@umassmemorial.org to get badge access for the shuttle.  There are directions to the Hanover lot on page 2 of the form.

*UMass Chan students will be granted Memorial and Hahnemann shuttle access, and with that access they will have onsite parking in employee parking after 5 p.m. on weekdays, all school holidays, and on Saturday & Sundays.

St. Vincent Hospital

The cost for parking at St. Vincent Hospital is $10 per day at their garage. Students may choose to park in garages in the area. The lot at 100 MLK Jr. Blvd. in Worcester currently charges $120 a month. *Student Affairs will reimburse for hospital sessions, and up to $120 per clerkship rotation or Acting Internship.

*To receive reimbursement, T.H. Chan School of Medicine students must complete the St. Vincent Parking Reimbursement Application and include their current mailing address and include their receipt(s).

Note: The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) bus (Route 16) to Union Station and St. Vincent Hospital/Worcester Medical Center runs Monday through Friday, from UMass Memorial Medical Center.  Worcester Medical City is a short walk 0.3 miles from Union Station.   Visit www.therta.com for bus schedules/download the Route 16 schedule, and to check delays as winter weather may alter timing.  Address:  St. Vincent’s Hospital, 123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA 01608.

Lahey Clinic - Free

The parking instructions below are required on your first day as well as for the entire rotation, please do not park in any patient or colleague lots.

Off-site parking is in effect Monday through Friday.

On weekdays Lahey will shuttle assigned colleagues and students offsite to/from the lots at Verizon Lot (51 South Bedford Street) and the Burlington Marriott

Those assigned to off-site parking are asked to park at the Verizon Lot (51 South Bedford Street) lot beginning at 5:00 a.m.  This lot will close at 7:00 a.m. After that, colleagues are asked to park at the Burlington Marriott lot, 7:00 a.m. and after. Security and Parking colleagues will be available to provide assistance. (Click here to see a map.)

Shuttle Information

Shuttles will run from these lots beginning at 5:00 a.m. until all colleagues are safely transported back to their vehicles.

Colleagues on the shuttle must wear masks and adhere to strict social distancing. Some shuttle seats will be blocked off from use and we are reducing capacity from 14 passengers to 7.

Shuttle pickup for return to off-site parking is outside of the East Lobby, just beyond the crosswalk.

Important Note: Security will begin strict parking enforcement which could include towing of your vehicle, so please park in your assigned locations. Security has the authority to enforce parking at 67 South Bedford Street for LHMC colleagues. If you do not work there, please do not park there. 

Arrivals prior to 5:00 a.m. – Monday - Friday: Using your badge access you can enter lot 8 opposite 67 South Bedford Street. After 5:00 a.m. badge access is disabled and you must park in the offsite locations above.

Weekends: Park in Lot 8 – opposite 67 South Bedford Street with badge access

Parking for Required Clinical Rotations at Sites Not Outlined Above 

Baystate: Free
Berkshires: Free (at housing)
Cape Cod: Free (at housing)
Charlton: Free
Dr. J. Corrigan Mental Health: Free
Falmouth: Free
Marlboro Hospital Free
Middlesex: Free
Milford: Free
Pioneer Valley: Free
PTRC Free
Southeast Free
St. Luke's TBD
Taunton State Hospital: Free
Worcester North: Free
Worcester South: Free
WRCH - Adult Free