Visiting and Contact Info
|Admissions Office Address:||Undergraduate Admissions Office|
Mather Building, 37 Mather Dr.
Amherst, MA 01003-0120
|Admissions Office Phone:||413-545-0222|
|Most Popular Places on Campus:||The Campus Center / Student Union|
The Learning Commons
The Mullins Center
The Fine Arts Center
|Most Popular Places Off Campus:||0.5 miles - College Town of Amherst|
Amherst, Smith, Mt. Holyoke Colleges
1 hour - skiing and hiking in Vermont
2 hours - Boston
3 hours - New York City
A comprehensive listing of attractions in Western Mass is available at MassLive: http://www.masslive.com/visitorsguide/
|Campus Visiting Center:||Yes|
| Appointment Required:||No|
| Tour Dates:||Year-round|
| Times:||Mon-Fri 11am, 1:30pm, 2:30 pm|
|Average Length:||1 hour|
|On Campus Interviews:||No|
|Times:||Mon-Sat 10AM, 12:30PM call 413-545-0306|
|Arrangements:||Contact Coach Directly|
|Arrangements:||Contact Visiting Center|
|Overnight Dorm Stays:||Not Available|
|Types of Transportation Available to Campus:|
Bradley International Airport near Hartford, CT, is 45 miles south of the University. Logan International Airport in Boston is 90 miles to the east. Peter Pan Bus Lines (800-343-9999) links the campus to Bradley and Logan airports as well as to points throughout the region. Amtrak trains (800-872-7245) serve Springfield; the station is 2 blocks from the Springfield bus station, where you can get a Peter Pan bus to campus. Amtrak also serves Amherst, with a station stop two miles from campus. Once on campus, the Pioneer Valley Transportation Authority serves the Five College Area.
|Driving Instructions to Campus:|
For driving instructions to campus, please visit the UMass Visitor's Center website:
|Local Accommodations: Near By:|
Campus Center Hotel (413-549-6000) is on campus. The University Motor Lodge (345 N. Pleasant St.; 413-256-8111) is within walking distance (a half-mile walk). There are several bed and breakfasts within a 1-2 mile radius of the campus, including the Lord Jeffery Inn. Information on B&Bs in the Amherst area can be found at http://www.fivecollegebb.com/.
There are numerous other lodging options slightly farther from campus. Visit the Hampshire Hospitality Group's website (http://www.hampshirehospitality.com/) for information on the local Holiday Inn Express and Howard Johnson's, as well as several other nearby accommodations.
The most comprehensive listing of information for visitors to the area -- including our numerous Bed and Breakfasts -- is found on the Chamber of Commerce's website:
|Local Accommodations: Far Away:|
For comprehensive information on lodging, food, and attractions in Western Massachusetts, please visit MassLive: http://www.masslive.com/visitorsguide/. For accommodations in Boston, visit http://www.bostonusa.com.