2015-2016 Student Handbook

Community Resources


This Community Resources directory is designed to provide you with information on some of the many resources that surround Lesley University.  Campus life at Lesley is greatly enhanced by the richness of Cambridge and Boston. Students enjoy moving back and forth between the close-knit campus community and the exciting worlds of Cambridge and Boston. The location information is for Cambridge unless otherwise noted.

Local Information

MBTA: http://www.mbta.com
Boston.com: http://www.boston.com
Logan Airport Travel Information: 800.23.LOGAN (800.235.6426)
Transit Police: 617.222.1212


Cambridge Checker Cab: 617.497.9000
Ambassador and Yellow Cab: 617.492.1100

Amtrak: 800.872.7245
MBTA: 617.222.5000

Bolt Bus: 877.265.8287
Mega Bus: 877.462.6342
Greyhound: 800.231.2222

Concerts & Events

Boston Calendar: www.thebostoncalendar.com/
Search Boston: www.searchboston.com/boston_events

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion: 617.728.1600
Berklee Performance Center and The Red Room: 617.266.7455
Boston Conservatory: 617.536.6340
The House of Blues: 888.693.2583
The Orpheum: 617.482.0106
Symphony Hall: 617.266.1492
The Wang Center /Citi Performing Arts Center: 617.482.9393

Outside of Boston

Gillette Stadium: 508.543.3900
Comcast Center: 508.339.2333

Ticket Agents

Bostix: 617.723.5181
    (Tickets half price day of show; cash and travelers checks only)
Ticket Master: 617.931.2000

Copying and Faxing

FedEx, Harvard Square, 1 Miflin Place, 617.497.0125
Gnomon, Harvard Square, 1308 Mass. Avenue, 617.491.1111
Staples Copy and Print Center, Harvard Square, 50 JFK Street: 800.333.3330

Hair Salons

Hair Cutery, 1 Eliot Sqaure: 617.576.3920
Judy Jetson Inc., 1765 Mass. Avenue: 617.354.2628
Payara, 104 Mt. Auburn Street: 617.497.9300
Salon 2323, 2323 Mass. Avenue: 617.354.6807
Tocco Classico Hair Salon, 1638 Mass. Avenue: 617.4975585
Toni’s Hair, 179 Green Street, Boston: 617.407.8830

Hotels and Local Accommodations: www.lesley.edu/hotels/

Postal Services (ALL: 1-800-ask-USPS)

Harvard Square
125 Mt. Auburn Street, 617.876.6483
Hours: Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Porter Square
1953 Mass. Ave.: 617.876.6295
Hours: Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

U.S. Postal Service Mailbox
Corner of Mellen St. and Oxford St.
Pick-up Times: Monday–Friday 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m., Holidays 2:30 p.m.

Recreation Resources

Department of Conservation and Recreation:
Dr. Paul Dudley White Charles River Bike Path, (17.7 miles of bike circuit): 617.626.1250
Mystic Reservation Bike Path, (3.5 mile loop that runs from Wellington Bridge in Somerville to Everett): 617.727.5380

War Memorial Pool, located at Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School: 617.349.6279

Food Delivery, On-Campus

Diningin.com: 617.278.2121
Domino’s: 617.629.2929
Half Shell: 617.876.9596
Harvard House: 617.864.8090
Mixmenu.com: 617.871.1144
Nightowldeliveries.com: 617.292.7695
Regal 24hr. Café and Pizzeria: 617.822.2500
Wok n’ Roll: 617.497.8638





Newbury Street, one block from the Hynes.
Shops, restaurants, and outdoor cafes, art galleries, and salons, found nestled in the brick bay fronts of 19th century town houses

Copley Place
Shops, restaurants, cinema, and hotels

100 Huntington Avenue, Boston,  617.369.5000

Faneuil Hall Market Place: 617.523.1300
150 Specialty shops, 22 restaurants and 160 years of history. Live entertainment.



Harvard Square
A multitude of shops, restaurants and live entertainment. Including: The Harvard Coop, The Gap, Express, Structure, and many more.

Porter Square Galleria, One Porter Square

Porter Square Shopping Center, White Street
Stores include CVS, Tags Hardware Store, and Star Market.
Porter Square is a small shopping district offering a mix of chain and local restaurants and large chain retailers

CambridgeSide Galleria Mall

100 CambridgeSide Place: www.cambridgesidegalleria.com, 617.621.8666