Visiting Amherst

New to the UMass Area? Here are some valuable resources for students and their families visiting Amherst for the first time.

See our Area Guide for names, locations, and phone numbers of everything from grocery stores to auto repair shops. We also show you how far they are from campus!

Wondering how and where to park on campus? Visit our guide to Parking for more information.

If you are visiting your student, we have a comprehensive list of Places to Stay in the Amherst area.

Getting around is easy with our reliable public Transportation system! Learn more by exploring our resources list. We look forward to welcoming you to campus.

For additional information visit the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce website.