UMass Amherst Office of Parent Services

Office of Parent Services

Parents Association Membership

All parents of UMass Amherst undergraduates are members of the UMass Amherst Parents Association (UMAPA). Membership entitles parents to discounts with many area merchants when you present your UMAPA membership card.

2013-14 Participating Vendors

Below is a list of vendors offering discounts to UMAPA members this year. Please check back often for updated information on vendors and association discounts.

On Campus

The Fine Arts Center The Fine Arts Center seeks to engage and inspire the campus and regional communities in the arts through a broad array of exemplary performances, exhibitions, and educational programs.
Phone: 413-545-2511
Address: Haigis Mall, UMass Amherst
UMAPA Discount: This offer is good for 10% off single ticket purchases for Center Series and Asian Arts & Culture events, price range A & B only. Limit of two tickets per event. This discount does not apply to subscription orders or to UMass students and youth 17 and under. Please use promo code UMParent14 when ordering online or over the phone. Tickets are available at www.fineartscenter.com or by calling the box office at 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS.

Hotel UMass
Guests stay in the heart of the UMass Amherst campus, while enjoying the comfort and amenities of a completely modern hotel.
Phone: 413-549-6000 or 877-822-2110
Address: 1 Campus Center Way Amherst, MA 01003
UMAPA Discount: $25 off daily standard rate. Please call to make your reservation with the discount.

The University Club Housed in two colonial era homes, The University Club strives to bring you the best in creative, contemporary New England cuisine.
Phone: 413-545-2551
Address: 243 Stockbridge Road Amherst, MA 01003
UMAPA Discount: 10% off (excludes alcoholic items) for the card holder plus one guest.


UMass Department of Music & Dance

We present jazz, wind, orchestral, choral, percussions, chamber, and dance events. Most tickets cost $10.
Phone: 413-545-0018
Address: UMass Fine Arts Center, 267 East, 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
UMAPA Discount: One free ticket with purchase of a ticket to a Music & Dance Department concert. Offer excludes Multiband Pops & Pops Gala concerts, other very special events that may arise, and concerts already sold out. To secure the free ticket contact the Box Office at 413-545-2511.

Off Campus


Allen House Victorian Inn
Allen House is a Victorian style bed and breakfast located just minutes from the Emily Dickinson Homestead.
Phone: 413-253-5000
Address: 599 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: 10% off.

Amherst Cinema
The state-of-the-art Amherst Cinema in downtown Amherst MA features first-run independent film and classic repertory. They show over 120 superb films each year – most are first-run gems not even considered by commercial cineplexes.
Phone: 413- 253-2547
email: info@amherstcinema.org
Address: 28 Amity Street Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: Student Rate on tickets ($6.75 matinee, $7.75 evening)

Atkins Farms Country Market
A New England Country Food Market nestled in an old country orchard against the scenic Holyoke Mountain Range.
Phone: 413-253-9528
Address: Corner of Bay Road & Route 116 South Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: 10% off any student care package.

Basketball Hall of Fame
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is a fantastic destination for everyone from lifelong fans to families with children who are just beginning to explore the sport.
Phone: 413-781-6500
Address: 1000 West Columbus Avenue Springfield, MA 01105
UMAPA Discount: Buy 1 get 1 free admission

Bodies in Balance Massage Therapy
Therapeutic and relaxation massage to relieve pain, reduce stress, and restore optimal functioning.
Phone: 413-687-3912
Address: 800 Main Street, Suite 1 Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: $15 off all massages.

Bruegger's Bagels
Known for genuine New York-style bagels baked fresh throughout the day, Bruegger's also offers its guests a variety of menu items with a frequently changing menu reflecting seasonal and geographical specialties.
Phone: 413-253-5713
Address: 170 N Pleasant St. Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
UMAPA Discount: Free small coffee (PLU509) or free fountain drink (3241) with the purchase of a breakfast/Lunch sandwich

Central Rock Gym Hadley
Central Rock Climbing Centers provide the highest quality indoor climbing experience for beginner to advanced climbers.
Phone:413-584-7625
Address: 165 Russell Street Hadley, MA 01035
UMAPA Discount: Free gear rental

Delivery Express
Restaurant Delivery Service. Choose from over 80 restaurants in Amherst, Northampton and Springfield delivered to your door. Send your student a meal or let them choose with a gift card.
Phone: 413-549-0077
UMAPA Discount: 2 Free Beverages (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite , Water).

Don Muller Gallery Inc.
The Don Muller Gallery, located in the heart of Northampton, features an outstanding collection of museum quality crafts and designer jewelry from over 400 American artists.
Phone: 413-586-1119
Address: 40 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060
UMAPA Discount: 10% off stock items

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
The largest car rental brand in North America with over 6,000 locations.
Phone: 1-800-261-7331 or 413.259.1188
UMAPA Discount: 5% off Enterprise and 10% off National for all car rentals

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
This museum is a non-profit organization in Amherst, meant to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. The only full-scale museum of its kind in the United States!
Phone: 413-658-1100
Address: 125 West Bay Road Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: 25% off discount

GoBerry Amherst
GoBerry features fresh, local frozen yogurt and an exciting choice of toppings.
Phone: 413.256.6003
UMAPA Discount: 1 free topping with purchase

Hannoush Jewelers and Giftology
Located right in the Hampshire mall, you can find everything from fine jewelry to great name brand gifts.
Phone: 413-586-8606
Address: Hampshire Mall in Hadley, MA 1035
UMAPA Discount: 10% off Hannoush items and additional discounts on other merchandise.

Hunt & Piech Dentists
This dental office provides a wide range of health services for the Amherst community.
Phone: 413-549-8100
Address: 148 Amity Street Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: 20% off comprehensive examination and full series of radiographs

Joseph Kushick Photography
As your photographer on your special day, I will be a faithful and discreet observer, and I will create intimate mementos of your wedding or other occasion.
Phone: 413-522-0157
Address: 97 Lincoln Avenue, Amherst Center, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: 10% discount on wedding/event photographic coverage

Midas of Hadley
You can rely on us for expert brake, maintenance and exhaust services, tires, and more.
Phone: 413-586-9991
Address: 397 Russell Street Hadley, MA 01035
UMAPA Discount: 10% off service


North Amherst Motors Collision Repair

Insurance approved collision repairs, mechanical repairs, glass replacement, and auto detailing.
Phone: 413-549-2880
Address: 78 Sunderland Road North Amherst, MA 01059
UMAPA Discount: $50.00 discount on mechanical or collision repairs over $300.00


Potter's Auto & Truck Rental

Cars, trucks, passenger vans and moving vehicles. Direct billing to insurance companies for insurance replacement rentals.
Phone: 413-549-7368
Address: 78 Sunderland Road North Amherst, MA 01059
UMAPA Discount: 10% off auto rental or local Potter's truck rental

Rafter's Sports Bar and Restaurant
Specializing in delicious and reasonably priced cuisine, including pizza, burgers, wings and more!
Phone: 413-549-4040
Address: 422 Amity Street Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: 15% off your bill (gratuity added before discount)

Route 9 Diner
Featuring an extensive, eclectic menu of breakfast fare and comfort foods.
Phone: 413-253-0505
Address: 458 Russell Street #11 Hadley, MA 01035
UMAPA Discount: 10% off


The Laundry Club

Clean self-service laundromat near UMass. Professional wash/dry/fold service. Dry Cleaning. Free Wireless.
Phone: 413-549-2640
Address: 6 University Drive Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: $5 off wash/dry/fold service

The Pub Restaurant
With an extensive menu of burgers, south of the border fare, dinners, and specials, the Pub promises great food and friendly service.
Phone: 413-549-1200
Address: 15 East Pleasant Street #2 Amherst, MA 01002
UMAPA Discount: 15% off your bill (gratuity added before discount)

The University of Massachusetts Club
The premier spot for private events, social networking and fine dining. The Club fosters a culture of academic, business and social exchange.
Phone: 617-446-3055
Address: 225 Franklin Street, 33rd Floor Boston, MA 02110
UMAPA Discount: 50% off membership initiation fee and/or 50% off initiation fee for parents and new graduates.