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Harvard College Information Sessions and Tours: Summer at Sanders

Beginning on June 20, 2016 and ending on August 4, 2016, the Harvard College Admissions Office will shift the starting point of the information sessions and campus tours from the Visitor Center at Agassiz House at 5 James Street to Sanders Theater in Memorial Hall, located at 45 Quincy Street in Cambridge, MA 02138.

Parking is not permitted in the oval driveway behind Memorial Hall and there is limited meter parking on Quincy and Oxford Streets.

Here are the best parking options for these events:

  • The Sheraton Commander Hotel, 16 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. [12 minute walk to Sanders]1 hour or less: $10, 1-5 hours: $22, Up to 12 hours: $32, 12+ hours - Daily Maximum: $38
  • Pilgrim Parking, 41 Church Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 [15 minute walk to Sanders]              30 Mins: $5.00, 1 Hour: 11.00, 2 Hours: $20.00, 2.5 Hours: $28.00, 24 Hours: $34.00
  • University Place Garage, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 [20 minute walk to Sanders]Mon-Fri:  1 hour…$5, 1-5 hours…$14, 5+ hours…$26
  • The Charles Hotel Garage, 1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 [20 minute walk to Sanders] 1-1.5 hours… $10, 2 hours…$16, 2-6 hours…$20, 6-12 hours…$25, 12-24 hours…$38 ($2 discount with validation)

For visitors with mobility issues, please contact University Disability Services at 617-495-1859 or email them at seven to ten days before your planned visit.

The Visitor Center personnel will remain at 5 James Street and the office hours will remain unchanged (Monday – Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm), so one can drop by to pick up a copy of our viewbook and the self-guided tour map. Viewbooks and maps will also be available at Sanders Theatre. We will continue to answer your phone calls and emails, but feel free to visit us at 5 James Street, should you find yourself in the area.

Please allow an hour before the scheduled events to find parking and navigate your way across campus to Sanders Theater. Please call the Visitor Center at 617-495-1551 with any questions you have about the summer schedule.