Learning in Retirement Association

Directions

Directions to UMass Lowell East Campus:

Tsongas Center and Campus Recreation Center

Traveling North on Route 3

  • Take exit 30B to the Lowell Connector and follow the directions below.

Traveling South on Route 3

  • Take Exit 30A for I-495 North.
  • Immediately take Exit 35C for the Lowell Connector and follow the directions below.

From the West (Westford, Littleton, etc.)

  • Take Rt. 495 to the Lowell Connector and follow the directions below.

From Lowell Connector to the Tsongas Center, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Lowell, MA

  • Take Exit 5B for Thorndike St. off the Lowell Connector.
  • At the end of the exit ramp, bear right onto Thorndike St.
  • Go to the 7th traffic light. (During this stretch, Thorndike St. becomes Dutton St.).
  • Go as straight as possible through the S-shaped intersection onto Arcand Drive.
  • Continue to the next traffic light and turn left onto Fr. Morissette Blvd.
  • At the first traffic light, take a right down Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
  • The Tsongas Center is ahead of you and parking is in the lot to the right of the building.

From Andover, Lawrence, Methuen, etc.

  • Take Rt. 133 to its ending at Nesmith Street (Lowell lights).
  • Turn right, 2 sets of lights to the bridge crossing the Merrimack River, half way around the rotary onto Rt. 113.
  • Continue straight along with the river at your left through 2 sets of lights.
  • At the 3rd set of lights, turn left across the bridge.
  • Turn left at the second cross street onto Hall Street.
  • Follow Hall Street and the Tsongas Center will be about a mile down on your left.
  • Go around the rotary and left to park in the first lot to the right of the building.

From Chelmsford Drum Hill Area (Exit 32 off Route 3)

  • Take the Drum Hill Road exit off the Drum Hill Rotary.
  • At the 3rd set of lights, turn right onto Westford Street, Lowell.
  • Take the 2nd left onto Baldwin Street (Town & Country Nursing Center on left corner).
  • Go straight through to the end to Middlesex Street (one set of lights).
  • Turn right onto Middlesex Street.
  • Go straight at the next set of lights and you will now be on Pawtucket Street.
  • Follow the river through 3 sets of lights and bear right after the 3rd set onto Fr. Morissette Blvd.
  • After 2 more sets of lights, take a left onto Suffolk St. Wannalancit Mills will be on the left side of the street.
  • Follow Suffolk Street for one block and take a right onto Hall Street (across a bridge).
  • The Tsongas Center will be on your left.
  • Go around the rotary and left to park in the first lot to the right of the building.

From Lowell Connector to East Campus, Campus Recreation Center, 100 Pawtucket Street, Lowell, MA

  • Take Exit 5B for Thorndike St. off the Lowell Connector.
  • At the end of the exit ramp, bear right onto Thorndike St.
  • Go to the 7th traffic light. (During this stretch, Thorndike St. becomes Dutton St.).
  • Go as straight as possible through the S-shaped intersection onto Arcand Drive.
  • Continue to the next traffic light and turn left onto Fr. Morissette Blvd.
  • Go to the second traffic light and turn right onto Aiken Street.
  • At the first cross street, turn right onto Perkins Street.
  • The Perkins Lot is on the left down Riverwalk Way. You must have an ID card to get in.
  • To get to the Campus Recreation Center, cross Aiken Street (you are now on Pawtucket St) and the first building on the left is the Rec Center. The doors facing Pawtucket St is the main entrance.

From Andover, Lawrence, Methuen, etc.

  • Take Rt. 133 to its ending at Nesmith Street (Lowell lights).
  • Turn right, 2 sets of lights to the bridge crossing the Merrimack River, half way around the rotary onto Rt. 113.
  • Continue straight along with the river at your left through 2 sets of lights.
  • At the 3rd set of lights, turn left across the bridge.
  • Turn left at the first cross street onto Perkins Street.
  • The Perkins Lot is on the left down Riverwalk Way. You must have an ID card to get in.
  • To get to the Campus Recreation Center, cross Aiken Street (you are now on Pawtucket St) and the first building on the left is the Rec Center. The doors facing Pawtucket St is the main entrance.

From Chelmsford Drum Hill Area (Exit 32 off Route 3)

  • Take the Drum Hill Road exit off the Drum Hill Rotary.
  • At the 3rd set of lights, turn right onto Westford Street, Lowell.
  • Take the 2nd left onto Baldwin Street (Town & Country Nursing Center on left corner).
  • Go straight through to the end to Middlesex Street (one set of lights).
  • Turn right onto Middlesex Street.
  • Go straight at the next set of lights and you will now be on Pawtucket Street.
  • Follow the river through 3 sets of lights and bear right after the 3rd set onto Fr. Morissette Blvd.
  • At the next set of lights, turn left onto Aiken Street.
  • At the first cross street, turn right onto Perkins Street.
  • The Perkins Lot is on the left down Riverwalk Way. You must have an ID card to get in.
  • To get to the Campus Recreation Center, cross Aiken Street (you are now on Pawtucket St) and the first building on the left is the Rec Center. The doors facing Pawtucket St is the main entrance.

Directions to the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center, 50 Warren Street, Lowell, MA

To reach the ICC, take the Lowell Connector from:

  • Route 495, Exit 35C or
  • Route 3N, Exit 30B or
  • Route 3S, Exit 30A onto 495N, then an immediate exit at 35C.
  • Follow the Lowell Connector to the end, Exit 5C.
  • At the lights take a left onto Gorham Street.
  • At the third traffic light, turn right onto Church Street.

From Church Street take the first left onto George Street, which will take you into the ICC parking lot.