The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ground transportation options

Do you need to travel by car or manage a department vehicle?  Transportation Services provides ground transportation options for UMass business travelers and information about campus resources for acquiring and maintaining campus vehicles.  Transportation Services contracts with a primary car rental agency which includes an on-site rental office and provides a web-based tool which determines mileage efficiency for road trips.  A car sharing rental is also available for rental by the hour.

For more information call 545-4682 or visit the Rental Car website.

Parking on Campus

Are you a student, faculty or staff member who needs a parking permit? Need to know about Special Needs parking or where to direct your department’s visitors to park?  Are you a new member of the faculty or staff and need parking information?  Everything you need to know about parking lots, rates, and policies, as well as purchasing permits, can be found on the Parking Services website or by calling UMass Parking Services at (413) 577-PARK.

Special Transportation Services

Need to pick up a visitor or candidate, or book transportation for a field trip? UMass Transit operates a Meet and Greet program that provides transportation to/from the Amherst campus in luxury sedans operated by professionally trained drivers as well as bus and van transportation for field trips. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Field Trip Services at 545-2498.  For lift van and other special needs transportation for faculty, staff, and students, call 545-2086 or visit the SpecTrans website.

Bus Transportation

A no-fare public transit bus system serves the UMass campus as well as the four other consortium college campuses and eight surrounding communities. For schedule and other information, visit the Bus website.

Fleet Services

Need to arrange for preventive maintenance or repair of a University vehicle? Call Fleet Customer Service at (413) 545-6511 or email to request service. Once your request is received, you will be contacted to schedule the service.

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