2022 Thayer Investiture

Visit

Visit

The best way to experience Dartmouth Engineering is to see for yourself. Explore our dynamic community and witness how we make engineering come alive and innovate to make the world a better place.

COVID-19 Information for Visitors
It is recommended that all campus and building visitors be fully vaccinated, adhere to visitor guidelines, and comply with state/local requirements.

Undergraduate Tours

Register to attend a 30-minute Dartmouth Engineering undergraduate degree programs information session with a professor or senior staff member, followed by a 30-minute tour/chat with a current student.

Virtual Webinars

Undergraduate Degree Programs Information Session

Tuesdays @ 3pm EST
Web Video Conference | Zoom.us

Registration Form

These information sessions and tours are specific to Dartmouth Engineering programs. If you are interested in a general campus tour, contact Dartmouth Undergraduate Admissions.

On-campus Tours

Undergraduate Degree Programs Information Session & Tour

Mondays & Fridays @ 1pm EST
MacLean Engineering Sciences Center | Reception Desk

Registration Form

Student-guided tours are not guaranteed. Self-guided tour brochures will be offered during college breaks or when classes are not in session.

Graduate Visits

On-campus Visits

Graduate Programs Visit / Interview

Applicant-initiated visits are permitted pending faculty availability and interest. If you are interested in visiting Dartmouth Engineering and have not received an invitation to do so, please contact us:

+1 (603) 646-2606

engineering.admissions@dartmouth.edu

Location

Dartmouth Engineering Campus

Thayer School of Engineering (Dartmouth Engineering) is located on Dartmouth's 269-acre main campus in Hanover, New Hampshire. Surrounded by pristine natural beauty, Dartmouth serves as an intellectual and cultural center for the town and surrounding communities, collectively called "The Upper Valley."

View on Google Maps
15 Thayer Drive, Hanover, NH 03755

Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center (ECSC)

The new 160,000-sq-ft. Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center is a significant expansion of Dartmouth's engineering research and teaching facilities, as well as enhanced new homes for the Department of Computer Science and Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship. The Class of 1982 Center brings together key drivers of human-centered impact — research, experiential learning, and tech-transfer support — and features flexible spaces for hands-on design, fabrication, and problem-solving, giving students from across Dartmouth an unsurpassed environment for learning by doing.

Directions

Driving

Custom Driving Directions – Google Maps

From Boston area (2.5 hours), or Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (1.5 hours)

  1. Follow I-93 north to I-89 north
  2. Take Exit 18 (Route 120, Lebanon-Hanover)
  3. Turn right off the exit ramp
  4. Follow Route 120 north, straight into town (about 4 miles)
  5. Bear right onto Park St. at the light in Hanover next to the COOP food store and service station
  6. At the third light (at the Berry Sports Center) turn left onto E. Wheelock Street
  7. Drive past the Dartmouth Green, and at the second light turn right onto Thayer Drive.
  8. The School is straight ahead and to the right.

You may ask the Thayer receptionist, located inside the entrance of the MacLean Engineering Sciences Center, about tours and parking information.

Airports

  • Lebanon Regional Airport – LEB
    • Located in Lebanon, NH about 5 miles, or 15-minute driving time, from campus.
    • For reservations, call (800) 227-3247 or visit CapeAir.
  • Manchester-Boston Regional Airport – MHT
    • Located in Manchester, NH about 75 miles, or 1.5 hours driving time, from campus, is served by several major airlines.
  • Logan International Airport – BOS
    • Located in Boston, MA about 120 miles from Hanover, or 2.5 hours driving time, from campus, is served by many major national and international airlines.
    • Direct bus transportation is available via Dartmouth Coach, which runs daily bus service to and from the Dartmouth campus to Boston and Logan Airport.
  • Bradley International Airport – BDL
    • Located in Hartford, CT about 150 miles, or 2.5 hours driving time, from campus, is served by several major airlines.

Bus & Train

  • Dartmouth Coach
    • Offers daily service between the Dartmouth campus and Boston's South Station and Logan Airport as well as the Yale Club in New York, adjacent to Grand Central Station.
  • Greyhound
    • Provides frequent service from Boston, New York, Montreal, and other points to White River Junction, Vermont—about a 15-minute drive to Hanover.
    • For information and reservations, call (800) 231-2222.
  • Advance Transit
    • Serves the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont, from Monday to Fridays. Rides are free on all Advance Transit bus routes.
  • Amtrak
    • "Vermonter" service, connects northern Vermont with New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. and arrives daily in White River Junction, Vermont—about 5 miles and 15-minute drive from Hanover.
    • For information and reservations, call (800) 872-7245.

Parking

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Visitor Parking Options

Parking spaces near Dartmouth Engineering are scarce. Main campus paid visitor parking is located in the G PARKING LOT. It is a 10-to 15-minute walk from the G-Lot to the center of campus and the Dartmouth Green, and a free shuttle is available to various areas of the campus.

Visitor Parking Information & Map

Building Maps and Self-Guided Tour

ECSC at dusk

Building Map, Floor Plans, Self-Guided Tour

Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth's classrooms, labs, and offices are primarily housed in three main facilities in Dartmouth's West End District: the Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center, MacLean Engineering Sciences Center, and Cummings Hall.

Building Map & Floor Plans

Self-Guided Tour