Visiting and Contact Info
|Admissions Office Contact:||Deborah Boyden|
|Title:||Visit and Information Coordinator|
|Admissions Office Address:||Office of Admission|
50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
|Admissions Office Phone:||413-538-2023|
|Admissions Office Fax:||413-538-2409|
|Admissions Office Email:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Most Popular Places on Campus:||Unified Science Center|
Kendall Sports and Dance Complex
The Equestrian Center
Blanchard Campus Center
Williston Memorial Library
The entire campus is an exquisitely maintained botanic garden which includes an arboretum, numerous gardens, and the Talcott Greenhouse.
|Most Popular Places Off Campus:||Village Commons, South Hadley, MA (shopping, dining, and movie theater)|
Downtown Amherst, MA (dining and shoppin
Downtown Northampton, MA (dining, shopping, and entertainment)
Mount Skinner State Park, Hadley, MA (hiking, picnicking, and biking)
Downtown Springfield, MA (museums/dining)
The campus is linked by a free public transportation bus to Amherst College, Hampshire College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
|Campus Visiting Center:||Yes|
| Hours:||Monday-Friday and Saturday|
8:30am-5pm and 9am-3pm
| Appointment Required:||No|
| Tour Dates:||Varies|
|Average Length:||1 hour|
|Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:||email@example.com|
|On Campus Interviews:||Yes|
|Start Date for High School Juniors:||Junior year|
|Length of Advance Notice:||1 week|
|Saturday Appointments Available:||Yes|
|Average Length of Interview:||30 min.|
|Email Address to Sign-Up:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dates/Times Available:||Academic Year|
|Arrangements:||Contact Coach Directly|
|Advance Notice:||2 weeks|
|Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:||email@example.com|
|Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:||http://athletics.mtholyoke.edu|
|Dates Available:||Academic Year|
|Arrangements:||Contact Admissions Office|
|Overnight Dorm Stays:||Available|
|Advance Notice:||1 week|
|Arrangements:||Contact Admissions Office|
|Types of Transportation Available to Campus:|
Bradley International Airport near Hartford, CT is 34 miles south of campus by way of I-91. Bus service between the airport and campus (with a transfer in Springfield, MA) is offered by Peter Pan Express Service (413-781-3320). There are several other companies that provide transportation to and from Mount Holyoke: Valley Transporter (800-872-8752), Michael's Limousine Services (800-533-8470), Seemo Shuttle (800-908-2829), Bluebird Airport Transportation (413-221-4512), and AirportLimo.com (877-278-5466). For those wishing to travel to Mount Holyoke by train, the Amtrak station stops in nearby Springfield, MA. From there, take a bus, limousine, or taxi to campus.
|Driving Instructions to Campus:|
From the south, take I-91 N. to Exit 16 (Holyoke-S. Hadley/Rte. 202). Proceed north on Rte. 202 through the city of Holyoke and over the Connecticut River across the Muller Bridge. Take the exit marked South Hadley Center-Amherst to Rte. 116 N. The college is approximately 2 miles from the exit, on the right side of the road. The admissions office is in a white building marked The Newhall Center, across the street from the college, just before the Village Commons. From the north, take I-91 S. to Exit 16 (Holyoke-South Hadley/Rte. 202). Proceed north on Rte. 202 through the city of Holyoke and follow the preceding directions from that point. From east or west on I-90 (Massachusetts Tpke.), take Exit 5 (Holyoke-Chicopee) and bear right. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left on Rte. 33 for 5 miles to Rte. 116. Turn right on Rte. 116 and proceed approximately 2 miles north to the college.
|Local Accommodations: Near By:|
Willets-Hallowell Center (413-538-2217), located on campus, offers moderately priced rooms for visitors with full breakfast included. Willits-Hallowell rooms have private baths with individual heat and air conditioning controls, and flat-screen televisions. Guests of the Willits-Hallowell Center have access to the campus athletic facilities – including an indoor pool, weight room and aerobic equipment, indoor and outdoor running tracks, and tennis and racquetball courts.
Families looking for a home away from home may enjoy one of the two South Hadley based Bed & Breakfasts. Guests at the Daniel Stebbins House (413-533-2149) can overlook the Mount Holyoke campus as they enjoy a full breakfast. Also across from Mount Holyoke is Grandmary's Bed & Breakfast (413-533-7381) which features an elegant Victorian style.
|Local Accommodations: Far Away:|
See the Smith College entry: the Hotel Northampton is 25 minutes from Mount Holyoke. Also see the Amherst College and University of Massachusetts entries. Suggestions there are approximately 30 minutes from Mount Holyoke. Howard Johnson Express Inn (800-446-4656) in Hadley, detailed under the University of Massachusetts, is 20 minutes away. Visitors may also wish to stay at the Holiday Inn Express (888-465-4329)or Comfort Inn (413-584-9816)in Hadley. Both hotels provide high-speed internet access, swimming pools, and complimentary breakfast.