Directions

Mount Ida Campus
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459
Telephone: (617) 243-1500

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Mount Ida Campus driving directions

Driving west on Route 9

  • Take Newton Centre / West Roxbury Exit (Parker Street)
  • At the top of the ramp, turn left onto Parker Street
  • At the end of Parker Street, turn left onto Dedham Street
  • At the second traffic light, turn right onto Carlson Avenue
  • Look for the Mount Ida Campus in one-quarter of a mile

Driving east on Route 9

  • Take Newton Centre / West Roxbury Exit (Parker Street)
  • At the top of the ramp, turn right onto Parker Street
  • At the end of Parker Street, turn left onto Dedham Street
  • At the second traffic light, turn right onto Carlson Avenue
  • Look for the Mount Ida Campus in one-quarter of a mile

Driving directions from the north using I-95

  • Take I-95/ Hwy 128 to exit 19C for Highland Ave toward Needham
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward Kendrick St
  • Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 19A, follow signs for Kendrick St/Needham
  • At the traffic light, take your first left onto Hunting Road
  • Stay on Hunting Road until you reach a traffic light
  • At that light, take a left onto Kendrick Street – follow it, bearing right
  • Kendrick Street becomes Nahanton Street
  • Turn slight right onto Dedham Street at the traffic light
  • Look for the Mount Ida Campus in one-quarter of a mile

Driving directions from the south using I-95

  • Take I-95/ Hwy 128 to Exit 19 (Kendrick Street / Needham)
  • When you’re off the ramp, you’ll merge onto Kendrick Street
  • Kendrick Street becomes Nahanton Street
  • Turn slight right onto Dedham Street at the traffic light
  • Look for the Mount Ida Campus in one-quarter of a mile

Driving directions from the Massachusetts Turnpike

  • Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I- 90) to Exit 14 (I-95 / Hwy 128 South)
  • Take I-95 / Hwy 128 South to Exit 19B (Highland Avenue / Needham Street)
  • Heading west, when you’re off the ramp, get into the far left lane on Highland Avenue / Needham Street
  • At the traffic light, take your first left onto Hunting Road
  • Stay on Hunting Road until you reach a traffic light
  • At that light, take a left onto Kendrick Street – follow it, bearing right
  • Kendrick Street becomes Nahanton Street
  • Turn slight right onto Dedham Street at the traffic light
  • Look for the Mount Ida Campus in one-quarter of a mile

Directions to Mount Ida College using public transit

  • Take the Green Line, Branch D outbound to Newton
  • Exit at the Newton Centre stop
  • Take MBTA bus #52 in front of the First Baptist Church in Newton (848 Beacon Street, Newton, MA), the bus stops at Carlson Avenue near the front entrance to the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst. The campus can be reached by walking down Carlson Aveune.