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Plan a Visit

Prospective students can sit in on a class and meet with SPP students and faculty. Arrange your visit today.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Robsham Memorial Center for Visitors is located at 300 Massachusetts Ave., Amherst, MA 01003. The School of Public Policy is in Gordon Hall, at 418 N. Pleasant St., a five-minute walk from the visitor center. Metered parking is available at the visitor center. UMass provides many online versions of campus maps.

Getting Here

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 exit ramp, turn left onto North Hadley Road, which becomes Massachusetts Avenue.

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. Turn right and follow Amherst Road, which becomes Pelham Road and then Main Street. At the Amherst town center, turn right onto North Pleasant Street and 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). Follow for 1 mile and take the UMass exit. From the exit ramp, turn right onto North Hadley Road, which becomes Massachusetts Avenue.

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 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 exit ramp, turn left onto North Hadley Road, which becomes Massachusetts Avenue.

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). Follow for 1 mile and take the UMass exit. From the exit ramp, turn right onto North Hadley Road, which becomes Massachusetts Avenue.

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