Please make travel arrangements (arrival and departure) as soon as possible.
Traveling by Plane:
If you are arriving by plane, please arrange your travel to Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS). We will meet you at the airport and provide transportation to Brandeis University. We will also provide transportation back to the airport at the end of the program. We ask that all participants try to book travel that gets to Logan no later than 1pm on arrival day. On departure day flights can be booked anytime after 11am (for App Design, Service Corps, BIMA and Genesis) or anytime after 2pm (for GYS and QAA).
We will be running free shuttles to and from the airport to Brandeis on arrival and departure days. You will receive instructions about where to meet our Brandeis staff. On arrival days, shuttles from the airport to Brandeis will run from 8am-2pm. On departure days for App Design, Service Corps, BIMA and Genesis, shuttles to the airport will run 9am-12pm. On departure days for GYS and QAA, shuttles to the airport will run 11am-1pm.
Traveling by Train:
If you are arriving by train, please arrange your travel to the Route 128 train station in Westwood, MA (RTE). We will meet you at the station and provide transportation to Brandeis University. We will also provide transportation back to the station at the end of the program. Please try to book travel that will have you arriving to Route 128 no later than 1pm on arrival day. On departure day, trains can be booked anytime after after 11am (for App Design, Service Corps, BIMA and Genesis) or anytime after 2pm (for GYS and QAA). A Brandeis staff member will meet you in the waiting area of the train station.
If you are unable to arrange travel during those times, we understand. Brandeis Precollege Programs will pick up ALL teens arriving to Boston Logan Airport and Route 128 (RTE) train station, and will ensure their return at the end of the program. Please be aware, however, that if you book a flight that arrives very early on arrival day, or departs very late on departure day, you will end up with a longer day at the airport.
Traveling by Car:
We ask that participants arriving by car arrive between 12pm - 3pm. Participants of App Design, Service Corps, BIMA and Genesis should be picked up between 9-11am on departure day. Participants of GYS and QAA should be picked up between 10am-12pm on departure day. Signs will be posted on the campus to direct you.
Boston Logan Airport
Boston Logan Airport is an international airport with four passenger terminals. It is located in the East Boston neighborhood of the city. Logan has free public wifi.
In light traffic, Logan airport is about a 25-minute drive from the Brandeis campus.
Early Arrival/Late Departure Policy
For extenuating circumstances, Precollege Programs will allow students to arrive for their program a day early and depart a day late, as necessary. Please note any early arrivals or late departures will incur a $100 charge.
These arrivals and departures must be approved by the Precollege Programs office.
This charge will cover the transportation to/from the airport or train station, extended stay in the residence halls, additional meals, and staffing.
Students who elect to arrive early or depart late will see this charge on their account that must be paid by June 1.