Note: There is street cleaning on Vassar st, April 1st – December 31st on the first Monday of every month, with the exception of holidays. Please find alternate parking options here.
MIT Recreation Members
MIT Recreation members are eligible to purchase an MIT Parking Permit to gain access to lots and garages on campus
MIT Affiliate Parking Permits cost $10/month, and allow MIT Recreation members to park for free before 8:30am, and after 2:30pm. Permit holders who park outside of those hours (between 8:30am and 2:30pm), will be charged a daily rate of $10.
For more information on parking rates and how to register for a permit, visit the Affiliate Parking website.
Visitors & Spectators
Visitors may park in metered street locations, or in certain MIT lots/garages. Please view the list below:
Albany Garage: 20 Albany Street
$9.00 per Day* | Available after 2:30PM on weekdays, and any time on weekends.
Westgate: 282 Vassar Street
$9.00 per Day* | Available after 2:30PM on Fridays, and any time on weekends.
Visitor Lot: 139 Mass Ave
Pay by Phone | Rates posted at lot | Available all day, weekends and weekdays.
Kresge Lot: 48 Mass Ave (W16)
FREE | 6:00pm – 11:00pm Mondays – Fridays, until full.
Street Parking: Metered
The city of Cambridge has designated metered parking along select streets. Please read all posted signs concerning street cleaning dates, etc.
NOTE: Due to current construction on Vassar Street, certain Metered Parking is unavailable in posted areas Monday-Saturday, 7AM-4PM. No restrictions outside this time. (Subject to change by Cambridge Traffic Department)
MIT recommends the use of public transportation when possible. MIT Parking Office sets prices. All are subject to change without notice.
Public Transportation +
Driving From I-95 or I-93 +
Driving From I-90 or Mass Turnpike +
Driving From I-93 +