Mayo's buildings in the downtown area stretch across about 30 square city blocks. Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus, is located in the heart of downtown. Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, is 10 blocks west of downtown.
Some people rely on their personal vehicles for transportation. Others walk or bike.
The Rochester Public Transit bus system has 40 weekday routes, many of which make regular stops at Mayo Clinic. Park-and-ride lots are also located around town. Free bus passes are offered to all students and staff.
We have a free intercampus shuttle system that moves students and staff between Mayo Clinic's downtown buildings; Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus; and Mayo parking lots near downtown. In the warmer months, many people enjoy the walk between downtown and the Saint Marys Campus.
Yes! And becoming more bike-friendly every year. As the downtown area evolves, bike lanes and racks are increasingly common. You'll also find more than 85 miles of paved bike trails throughout the city, which are ideal for both bike commuting and recreation.
Parking is extremely limited on the Rochester campus. Your on-campus parking privileges will vary based on the educational program you're in. Expect to receive more information after you're admitted or at orientation.
Biking, walking, carpooling or using public transportation are encouraged. All students and trainees are eligible for free Rochester Public Transit bus passes and access to several park-and-ride options throughout the city.
Yes! We have Uber and Lyft, along with several taxi companies.
From the edges of Rochester to the downtown campus, the drive rarely exceeds 15-20 minutes. Your commute may vary depending on time of day and whether you drive directly or use public transportation.
We do not have student housing facilities. But, we have resources and workshops for assisting you with things such as moving to Rochester and helping you find a place to live.
Rochester has many housing options, including single-family homes, townhomes and apartment rentals. Housing costs vary depending on the accommodations.