Planning Your Visit: Lodging
UMass Hotel at the Campus Center
The UMass Hotel at the Campus Center may have vacancies for Commencement weekend, but like other local hotels, it will fill early. To make reservations call 413-549-6000.
Residential Hall Lodging
Staying on campus is the best way to be close to all of the Commencement activities. Campus residence hall accommodations, in single or twin occupancy, provide casual comfort at affordable rates. Each floor offers a lounge that encourages interaction with other guests while offering you the option of retreating to your own room to prepare for the next day’s activities. Parking is free and close by. Linen and towels are provided. There are a few rooms available for guests with disabilities. Rooms will be available for the nights of Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12. Rates are $65 for single and $75 for double occupancy per night.
Reserve your rooms on-line or call 413-577-8100. The number of available rooms is limited so please register early. Rooms sold out early for last year's Commencement, so please register as early as possible. There will be no on-site registrations.
Recreational Vehicle Parking
RV parking is available upon request at no charge. There are no hookups for electricity, water, or waste disposal. Call the University Events Office at 413-577-1101 for more information. Also, see our list of local campgrounds with RV facilities.
- Hotels and motels near Amherst (Google)
- Bed and breakfasts near Amherst (Google)
- Campgrounds and RV parks near Amherst. (Google)
Guests should bear in mind that local lodging is often booked far in advance for Commencement weekend.