Location and Accessibility

UHS is at 150 Infirmary Way, in the Central Residential Area near Franklin Dining Commons. Click for detailed maps of the UMass Amherst campus. UHS is open by appointment; please do not come to the building without an appointment. In an emergency, call 911. What is an emergency?

  • Free UMass Transit buses make several stops within walking distance of UHS. 
  • The UHS Shuttle offers free rides from residence halls to the main UHS building. Rides can be scheduled until a half hour before UHS’s closing time by calling UMass Transit, 413-577-7425.
  • The UHS HealthRide program provides rides for students referred to off-campus services by their healthcare provider, and those needing a ride home after being seen in the local ER.
  • UHS is accessible to those with physical disabilities. Persons with hearing or speech impairments can access the UHS TTY system. Call 413-545-5905.

Parking at UHSSign with instructions on validating patient parking at UHS

Patient parking is located just beyond the UHS building, on the left side of Thatcher Way, next to the Durfee greenhouses. Parking is free while using the health center.

Before leaving your car, make note of the parking spot number you're in, and your license plate number. Validate your parking inside UHS, at the reception area for the service you're using.

Parking in the UHS lot is limited to those receiving services at UHS. Other visitors should use metered parking near Franklin Dining Commons. Violators may be ticketed and towed.

Limited 15-minute parking is located between UHS and Brooks residential hall. There is no parking on Infirmary Way in front of UHS; violators may be towed.