Our Offices

Our primary office is in Harvard Square, Cambridge. We also have an office on our Medical School Campus.

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OTD in Cambridge
OTD at HMS

Directions to OTD in Cambridge

The Office of Technology Development is located on the seventh floor of Holyoke Center, in the heart of Harvard Square, Cambridge. Visitors should report to the security desk in the Arcade for access to the building. Once on the seventh floor, exit the elevator and follow the hall to the right.

Office Address

Smith Campus Center*, Suite 727
1350 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA

*Formerly, Holyoke Center

Telephone: (617) 495-3067
Facsimile: (617) 495-9568
E-mail: otd@harvard.edu

Public Transportation

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA or "T") provides convenient service to Harvard Square. The Harvard Station is one block from Holyoke Center, and is serviced by the subway's Red Line as well as several bus routes.

For schedules, route maps and information, refer to the MBTA Website.

For a map of Harvard Square, click here.

Driving Directions

From Logan Airport

  1. Upon leaving Logan Airport, follow the signs for the "Airport (Sumner) Tunnel"/ Interstate 93. There is a toll for the tunnel.
  2. Get into the left-hand lane and follow the signs for I-93 North into the tunnel
  3. Take I-93 North to Exit 25 and follow the signs for STORROW DRIVE
  4. Storrow Drive will turn into SOLDIER'S FIELD ROAD, continue onto Soldier's Field Road keeping the Charles River to your right
  5. Follow Soldier's Field Road to the HARVARD SQUARE exit
  6. At the Harvard Square exit make a right and cross the bridge (Larz Anderson Bridge)
  7. Proceed straight through the first set of lights onto John F. Kennedy (JFK) Street
  8. Proceed straight through the second set of lights keeping in the right-hand lane
  9. At the third set of lights you will come to the intersection of JFK and MT. AUBURN STREETS
  10. Take a right onto Mt. Auburn Street
  11. Mt. Auburn Street is a one-way street, proceed to the left-hand lane
  12. Take the second left onto Holyoke Street, the building on your left is Smith Campus Center. There will be an entrance on the left for the basement level parking garage.

For more information on Boston's Logan International Airport, including flight information, refer to the Massport Website.

For a map of Harvard Square, click here.

From the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90)

  1. Follow Interstate 90 (Mass Pike) East to Exit 18
  2. Follow the signs for Allston
  3. Merge onto Cambridge Street
  4. Take a left onto SOLDIER'S FIELD ROAD
  5. Follow Soldier's Field Road to the HARVARD SQUARE exit
  6. At the Harvard Square exit make a right and cross the bridge (Larz Anderson Bridge)
  7. Proceed straight through the first set of lights onto John F. Kennedy (JFK) Street
  8. Proceed straight through the second set of lights keeping in the right-hand lane
  9. At the third set of lights you will come to the intersection of JFK and MT. AUBURN STREETS
  10. Take a right onto Mt. Auburn Street
  11. Mt. Auburn Street is a one-way street, proceed to the left-hand lane
  12. Take the second left onto Holyoke Street, the building on your left is Smith Campus Center. There will be an entrance on the left for the basement level parking garage.

For more information about the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90), including highway maps, refer to the MassPike Website.

For a map of Harvard Square, click here.

Parking

Parking in Harvard Square is difficult. Limited street parking (metered) is available. There are some local parking garages available for public use. Harvard University Parking is generally not available to visitors without prior notice.

Information about the most convenient parking, located under the Smith Campus Center itself, can be found here.

Lodging in Cambridge

Here are some recommendations for lodging in Cambridge, many within walking distance of the campus as well as restaurants, shops and other amenities and services in Harvard Square: