The University of Massachusetts Amherst
NewMo van

Local Area Transportation

The primary mode of transportation for students is NewMo, an on-demand ride-hailing service provided by the City of Newton in partnership with the university. For information on the NewMo service and to download the app, visit the City's NewMo information page.

The university also offers an Uber program for students to travel to pre-approved locations for health care, access a university-approved internship, or purchase supplies. To register for the Uber program, please contact Campus Director Steve Reynolds.

Uber Program Destinations

Health Care 

Newton-Wellesley Hospital
The Dana Group

Daily Commute 

Newton Centre T
Chestnut Hill T
Newton HIghlands T

Weekends (Fri, Sat, Sun) 

The Shops @ Chestnut Hill
Showcase Super Lux Cinemas
Legacy Place

Amherst <-> Newton Campus Shuttle

A shuttle service is available leaving both the Amherst and Mount Ida campuses at 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM Monday through Friday for reserved riders. Reservations can be made via our Bookings page. You will receive a confirmation upon the approval of your request.