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UMass Amherst

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300 Massachusetts Ave
Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-0306 www.umass.edu

UMass Amherst has climbed into the top 25 of the nation’s premier public universities, coming in 24th among the approximately 130 public institutions ranked in the “Best Colleges 2020” guide published by U.S. News & World Report.

The Commonwealth’s flagship campus moved up two slots this year. With student success, graduation rates, and other key metrics on the rise, the university continued its ascent as one of the fastest-rising, top-tier public-research universities in the country, advancing from 52nd in 2010 to 24th in 2020.

For six years running, UMass Amherst has been ranked in the top 30 public universities. UMass Amherst also ranks 64th in the U.S. News & World Report Best National Universities category, moving up six places from last year’s rankings among 312 public and private institutions rated by U.S. News.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system.

If you are driving and choose to use GPS, the Visitor Center address is 300 Massachusetts Ave, Amherst, MA 01003.

By Car

    • From the North
      From I-91 South, take exit 25 in Deerfield. At the end of the ramp, turn left and follow road to the intersection. Turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South. Go 1 mile, then turn left onto Route 116 South. Follow 8 miles to the UMass exit.
    • From the East
      Via Route 2 West to Exit 16 (Belchertown/Amherst). From Route 2 take Route 202 South for about 15 miles to a blinking yellow light at Amherst Road. (You will see signs “to Rt 9 and Rt 116”). Turn right and follow Amherst Road (becomes Pelham Road after about 4 miles) for 7 miles to Amherst center. Follow signs to UMass.
    • From the South
      From I-91 North, take Exit 19 in Northampton. From the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 9. Travel approximately 4.5 miles to Route 116 North (turn left at traffic lights). The UMass exit is 1 mile up.
    • From the West
      From Route 2 East, follow to Greenfield/I-91 exit. Take I-91 South to Exit 25, Deerfield. At the end of the ramp turn left and follow the road to the intersection. Turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South. Go 1 mile, then turn left onto Route 116 South. Follow for 8 miles to the UMass exit.
    • From I-90 (Mass Pike)
      Take Exit 4 (West Springfield). Follow I-91 North to Exit 19. From the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 9. Travel approximately 4.5 miles to Route 116 North (turn left at traffic lights). The UMass exit is 1 mile up.

W.E.B. Du Bois Library and Campus Center overlooks University of Massachusetts Amherst

January 2020

UMass Music & Dance, Concert

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
UMass Amherst, 300 Massachusetts Ave
Amherst, MA 01003
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We Shall Overcome is a celebration of African-American music and the civil rights activists who have been inspired and electrified by the tradition. Interspersed with the spoken words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the evening brings together gospel and spirituals with jazz and Broadway tunes. The production is led by Damien Sneed, a conductor and composer whose unique understanding of these genres allows him to fluidly cover much musical ground. From Nina Simone to The Wiz, Stevie Wonder to traditional spirituals,…

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February 2020

UMass Music & Dance, Clarinet Day

February 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EST
UMass Amherst, 300 Massachusetts Ave
Amherst, MA 01003
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The UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance will host CLARIconNEcT!: An Immersive Clarinet Day on Sunday, February 2 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm in the Music Wing of the Fine Arts Center. Coordinated by faculty member Romie de Guise-Langlois, the full day event is open to clarinetists of all ages and skill levels. Sponsors of this first-ever event include Backun Musical Services, Gerry’s Music Shop, Buffet Crampon, and Yamaha. The day’s schedule will feature a wide range of events and…

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May 2020

College Commencement, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

May 8
UMass Amherst, 300 Massachusetts Ave
Amherst, MA 01003
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Graduate School     9:00 a.m. on campus at Mullins Center, 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA Undergraduate                 4:30 p.m. on campus at McGuirk Stadium, 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA

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