Contact Information and Directions

Director of Cultural Center:        Joyce White-Deer Vincent
                                                  Phone:        413-545-4932
                                                       Fax:         413-545-
                                                   Email:         dvincent@acad.umass.edu
 
Mailing Addresses:
 
Dr. Josephine White Eagle Memorial Native American Cultural Center
B-3 Chadbourne Hall
OH/C
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

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Dr. Josephine White Eagle Memorial Native American Cultural Center
Campus Activities
416 Student Union, Box 185
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
 

Directions to UMass and the Cultural Center

A. FROM THE EAST (Boston area) via the Massachusetts Turnpike:
l. Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) west to Exit 4 (I-9l, W. Springfield) - 78 miles from I-95/Route 128
2. I-9l north to Exit l9 (Route 9-Northampton) - l9 miles
3. Bear right (east) on Route 9, to Route 116N - 5 miles
4. Left on Route 116N to "UMASS" exit
5. Right at the top of the exit ramp and follow signs to the Visitors Center or Campus Center

ALTERNATE ROUTES FROM THE EAST:
1. Massachusetts Turnpike west to Exit 8 (Palmer) - get directions to the campus at the toll booth. (This route is somewhat longer and more complicated but is more scenic and involves less turnpike driving.)
2. Route 2 west to U.S. 202 (Orange); U.S. 202 south 15 miles to "Route 9 and 116 Amherst" exit, at blinker (Pelham); turn right and go 7 miles to Amherst center; turn right on North Pleasant Street; and left at the second light, to the campus. (This is the scenic route.)

B. FROM THE SOUTH SHORE (of Massachusetts) and CAPE COD AREA:
l. I-495 to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90)
2. I-90 west to Exit 4 (I-9l, West Springfield) - 60 miles from I-495
3. I-9l north to Exit l9 (Route 9-Northampton) - l9 miles
4. Bear right (east) on Route 9, to Route 116N - 5 miles
5. Left on Route 116N to "UMASS" exit
6. Right at the top of the exit ramp and follow signs to the Visitors Center or Campus Center

C. FROM THE SOUTH (Connecticut, New York, New Jersey area):
l. I-9l through Hartford or I-84 to Hartford
2. I-9l north, through Springfield, to Exit l9 (Route 9, Northampton) - approximately 45 miles from Hartford
3. Bear right (east) on Route 9, to Route 116N - 5 miles
4. Left on Route 116N to "UMASS" exit
5. Right at the top of the exit ramp and follow signs to the Visitors Center or Campus Center

D. FROM THE WEST:
l. Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) east to Exit 4 (I-90, West Springfield)
2. I-9l north to Exit l9 (Route 9-Northampton) - l9 miles
3. Bear right (east) on Route 9, to Route 116N - 5 miles
4. Left on Route 116N to "UMASS" exit
5. Right at the top of the exit ramp and follow signs to the Visitors Center or Campus Center

E. FROM THE NORTH (Vermont):
l. I-9l south to Route 116 Exit (Whately)
2. Left at top of the exit ramp, then immediately right onto Route 116
3. Route 116 South to "UMASS" exit - approximately 9 miles

F. FROM THE NORTH (New Hampshire):
Depending on where you are coming from in NH, either E1-3 above or I-93 south to I-495 South; to Route 2 west; to U.S. 202 south; 15 miles to blinker at "Route 9 and 116 Amherst" exit (Pelham); right, 7 miles to Amherst Center; right on North Pleasant Street to second traffic light; left to campus.

G. BUS SERVICES:
For bus travel to campus, via Peter Pan Bus lines, call 800-343-9999.

Directions to the Cultural Center

A. FROM THE VISITOR'S CENTER
1. If open, go into the Visitor's Center and get a map.
2. Upon leaving the visitor's center take a right turn..
3. Go straight thru the first set of lights.
4. Immediately after the lights take a left onto Butterfield Terrace, the street is directly across from a church.
5. At the end of this street take a right onto Clark Hill Road, proceed up the hill.
6. Take your first possible left.
7. Chadbourne and the Cultural Center will be on your left.
8. The Cultural Center is located in the basement.
9. You may dial us using the Help phone, press On and dial 5-4935.