UMass Amherst fall campus
Undergraduate Admissions

Visitor Info

We're delighted that you are interested in visiting UMass Amherst! Below you will find information about planning your visit and traveling to campus.

Directions to Campus

 

From the North
From I-91 South, take exit 36 in Deerfield. At the end of the ramp, turn left and follow road to the intersection. Turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South. Go 1 mile, then turn left onto Route 116 South. Follow 8 miles to the UMass exit.

From the East
Via Route 2 West to Exit 71 (Belchertown/Amherst). From Route 2 take Route 202 South for about 15 miles to a blinking yellow light at Amherst Road. (You will see signs "to Rt 9 and Rt 116"). Turn right and follow Amherst Road (becomes Pelham Road after about 4 miles) for 7 miles to Amherst center. Follow signs to UMass.

From the South
From I-91 North, take Exit 25 in Northampton. From the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 9. Travel approximately 4.5 miles to Route 116 North (turn left at traffic lights). The UMass exit is 1 mile up. 

From the West
From Route 2 East, follow to Greenfield/I-91 exit. Take I-91 South to Exit 36, Deerfield. At the end of the ramp turn left and follow the road to the intersection. Turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South. Go 1 mile, then turn left onto Route 116 South. Follow for 8 miles to the UMass exit.

From I-90 (Mass Pike)

If you are a first-time visitor and traveling from the east or west on I-90 (Mass Pike), we recommend avoiding Exit 63 off of the Mass Pike, and instead following the directions to Exit 45 listed below.

Take Exit 45 (West Springfield). Follow I-91 North to Exit 25. From the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 9. Travel approximately 4.5 miles to Route 116 North (turn left at traffic lights). The UMass exit is 1 mile up.

Bradley International Airport
Bradley (Hartford/Springfield) is 45 miles south of the University.
Logan International Airport
Logan (Boston) is 90 miles east of the University.

Transportation Services

Valley Transporter
800-872-8752, provides airport transportation services.
Seemo Shuttle
413-586-1120, provides shuttle service to and from Bradley, Logan, and New York airports.
Exclusive Car Service Inc.
877-695-4665, provides private car services to and from Bradley, Logan, and New York airports.
Bluebird Transportation
413-221-4512, provides airport shuttle and car services from Bradley, Logan, and JFK airports.
Michael's Limousine & Transportation Service
800-533-8470, provides transportation services to and from Bradley, Logan, and JFK airports throughout the local area.

Greyhound
800-229-9424, serves Springfield, Mass.

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
413-586-5806 local service is free to students during the school year.

Peter Pan Bus Lines
800-343-999, services Amherst, Mass.

Amtrak for schedules, or call 800-872-7245

Visitor Parking Options

Campus Center Parking Garage

Visitor parking is available in the Upper Garage (Levels 2 - 6). Cost is $1.75/hour, and the garage is open 24/7. The Upper Garage entrance  is located on Campus Center Way. Enter on Level 3 and exit on Level 4. Clearance is 7' 2".  

Metered Spaces

Visitors can park at metered parking spaces or in lots with meter paystations. Cost is $1.50/hour. Meters are enforced from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Use our interactive Parking Map to identify metered parking spots

Parking Passes

Visitors can purchase a One-Day Temporary Parking Pass for $8.00/day from Parking Services. Long-term (multi-day) parking passes are also available.

Additional Information

Area Lodging

Find a place to stay when you visit campus.

Traffic Advisory

If you are planning to visit campus, check MassTraveler for the latest information and detour routes.

Parents & Families

The Office of Parent Services is available to assist parents and guardians with any questions they may have about UMass Amherst.

Campus Telephone Numbers

Visitors Center    413-545-0306
Undergraduate Admissions    413-545-0222
Hotel UMass    413-549-6000
Conference Services    413-577-8100
New Students Orientation    413-545-2621
UMass Amherst Police    413-545-2121
Main Switchboard    413-545-0111
Campus Tour Information    413-545-4237
Parking Office    413-545-0065