UMass License Plate Online Auction Starts March 16

Low and Special Numbers Available to the Public

AMHERST, Mass. – A public auction will be held online for anyone with a vehicle registered in Massachusetts for low and special numbers of the UMass Amherst license plate. The online auction starts on Sunday, March 16 at 9 a.m. and runs continuously through Sunday, March 23 at 5 p.m. Plate numbers 3 through 99 are available along with special plates 100, 123, 777, 911, 1001 and 2013 (some exclusions apply).

To participate in the UMass license plate low number auction, visit

Winning bids are tax-deductible with auction proceeds benefiting scholarships and programs provided by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association that advance the flagship campus. The auction is open to the public; participants do not need to be members of the Alumni Association or affiliated with the university.

UMass license plates are available to the public at local MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles branches and online through the MassDOT website.

The UMass Amherst Alumni Association represents and serves a network of more than 242,000 alumni worldwide, and reflects an active and powerful community that generates positive outcomes for the university. Through campus traditions, alumni networks, awards and scholarships, professional development programs and volunteer opportunities, the Alumni Association creates an engaging environment that enriches the student and alumni experience.