Visitor Information

Plan Your Visit

The University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences is located in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts with easy access to/from the major metropolitan areas of Boston and New York City. Named the top college town in North America, the town of Amherst and the surrounding region feature an abundance of arts, cultural, and recreational activities. There are many local hotel accommodations available for your visit to UMass Amherst and plenty of restaurants and cultural activities within driving distance.

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences and its six departments (Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Communication Disorders, Environmental Health Sciences, Health Promotion and Policy, Kinesiology, and Nutrition) welcome your visit. Please contact us to make your appointment.

Campus Tours

UMass Amherst hosts daily campus tours, Monday-Saturday. To learn more about campus tours, campus maps, parking options, and detailed directions, please visit the UMass Amherst Robsham Visitor's Center.

Getting to the School of Public Health and Health Sciences

By Car

Click for Google Map driving directions to the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences.

By Air

Bradley International Airport (Hartford/Springfield) is 45 miles south of the University;
Logan International Airport (Boston) is 90 miles to the east.
Valley Transporter (800-872-8752) provides transportation service from both airports to Amherst.

By Bus

Greyhound (800-229-9424) serves Springfield;
Peter Pan Bus Lines (800-343-9999) serves Amherst.
The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (413-586-5806) is free locally during the school year.

By Train

See Amtrak schedules or contact them directly at 800-872-7245.

Our Location

School of Public Health and Health Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Arnold House
715 N. Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003