Directions and Parking

  Summer NSO Directions and Parking for Freshmen

Summer NSO will be held in the Northeast Residential Area. Click the address below for directions to:

21 Eastman Lane
Amherst, MA 01003

Summer NSO Parking Map

First-Year Students: If you are driving yourself to orientation, you may park in Lot 44, across from the Sylvan Residential Area. Please be sure to get a parking pass for Lot 44 when you arrive.

Students being dropped-off/picked up: Your ride can park in lot 43 temporarily while you are dropped off or picked up. Please note this a permit only lot and faculty/staff do park here in the summer. Your ride will need to move the car from the lot as soon as you are signed in.

Parents and Family: If you are attending Parents and Family Orientation, please park in the Campus Center Garage, located at 1 Campus Center Way. Passes to exit the parking garage will be provided to registered participants at parent check-in.

  Summer Transfer Registration Directions and Parking

Transfer Registration and Family and Friends Orientation  will be held in the Integrative Learning Center. The only place to park during Transfer Registration is Lot 25, by the Mullins Center.  Click the link below for directions to:

200 Commonwealth Avenue
Amherst, MA 01003

Summer Transfer Registration Parking Map

  Winter Directions and Parking

Winter NSO and Transfer Registration will be in the Campus Center. The only place to park during Winter Orientation is the Campus Center Parking Garage. Click the link below for directions to:

Campus Center and Parking Garage
1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003

Winter Parking Map


For more information, the UMass Amherst website has a great section on campus maps and general directions. You will also find links to information on planes, trains, and buses.