Directions and Parking

Commencement at Bay Path

Please allow sufficient travel time to move through Springfield City traffic and find parking before the ceremony commences.

Click here to see a city map of the area surrounding the MassMutual Center.

Bay Path’s 118th Commencement will take place at the MassMutual Center, 1277 Main Street, Springfield, Massachusetts at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015. 

The event is expected to last two and one-half hours in length. We invite you, your family and guests to attend this very special celebration. 

The MassMutual Center is located in Springfield’s Downtown section. Family and guests should enter the MassMutual Center at the entrance on the corner of Dwight Street and Falcons Way. 

Traveling North on I-91, take Exit 6 (Springfield Center), onto East Columbus Avenue. Continue up East Columbus Avenue (about ¼ mile) to Court Street. Take a right onto Court Street and proceed past Symphony Hall, City Hall and Sovereign Bank. The MassMutual Center is located at the corner of Court and Main Street. 

Traveling South on I-91, take Exit 7 (Springfield Center Columbus Avenue). Turn left at the light at the end of the ramp. Circle under the highway and go straight through one light. Take a right at the second light onto Main Street. The MassMutual Center is located at 1277 Main Street. 

Traveling West on Rt. 90, take Exit 6 off the Mass. Turnpike to Rt. 291. From Rt. 291 take Dwight Street Exit. Turn left at the end of the ramp and follow Dwight Street to the MassMutual Center.

Traveling East on Rt. 90, take Exit 4 onto I-91 South. Follow directions noted above.


Parking is available in the Civic Center Parking Garage located on Falcons Way. The cost for parking is $7 cash or credit card. For more information, please call the Springfield Parking Authority at 413-787-6118.