Accessible Van Service provides free transportation service around the Amherst campus to students, staff and faculty with a disability. People who need service on a long-term basis must register with Disability Services first. Temporary passengers can register directly with AVS by calling 413-545-2086.
Assistive Technologies Center (ATC)
ATC offers technology services to any member of the University community with an ADA-defined disability. To use ATC services, you must register with Disability Services and hold an active Information Technologies (IT) Account. Check out a video of the exciting work the ATC staff is doing.
W.E.B. DuBois Library
Center for Language, Speech and Hearing
Department of Communication Disorders, School of Public Health and Health Sciences
358 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003
Center for Counseling & Psychological Health (CCPH)
Middlesex House, 111 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003-9255
413-545-2337 Weekdays after 4:30 p.m. or on weekends and holidays, you can call the ProtoCall Crisis Line at 877-831-7421 to speak with a clinician.
Escort Service/Resident Hall Security
The Department of Public Safety provides an escort service, during the academic year, for all members of the University community and campus visitors. Walking escorts will be provided to and from all areas of campus every night from 7:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m. (please check due to COVID-19). Call 413-545-2123 (Escort Service) or 413-545-2121 (Police Dispatch) to request a walking escort.
Equal Opportunity Office
225 Bartlett Hall
Learning Resource Center
The LRC provides peer tutoring (drop in and by appointment), Study Skills Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction (SI) and the Office of Undergraduate Research and Studies (OURS). Free services for UMass undergrads!
10th Floor W.E.B.DuBois Library
All UMass parking lots meet ADA guidelines for accessibility. See Special Needs Parking Map for more info. 413-545-0065. Anyone in the UMass community who requires special needs parking for one semester or longer must first register with Disability Services 413-545-0892.
The Psychological Services Center (PSC)
PSC is a community mental health clinic operated by the Division of Clinical Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. The PSC offers testing and can refer to resources in the community that also provide testing for learning and attentional disabilities.
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UMass Amherst Libraries provide services for people with disabilities. Users with accessibility needs are encouraged to request accommodations. Specific information regarding access can be located at http://www.library.umass.edu/services/disabilities/.
Main Number: 413-545-0414
Circulation Services: 413-545-2622
Reference and Research Assistance: 413-545-0150
Assistive Technology Center: 413- 545-1613
University Health Services (UHS)
UHS facilities are accessible by those with disabilities; persons with hearing or speech impairments can access the UHS TTY system by calling (413) 545-5905.
Main Number: 413-577-5000