All the information you need to know as an attendee


Location

Lincoln Campus Center
UMass Amherst
1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003

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Parking

The Campus Center Parking Garage is a two-minute walk from the Lincoln Campus Center. If you are an overnight guest at the Hotel UMass, one complimentary parking per room, per night will be available at check in.

For attendees not staying at Hotel UMass, parking options include… (More info coming soon!)


Lodging

Hotel UMass

Reservations

We have a block of rooms at the Hotel UMass set aside for Summit participants at a group rate of $125/night. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email. This email will contain the group discount code and instructions on how to book a room. Hotel UMass is in the Lincoln Campus Center where the Summit takes place.

Please call 877-822-2110 to reserve your room. Reservations must be made prior to March 4th. We cannot guarantee the availability of rooms or the discounted rate after this date. 

One complimentary parking pass for the Campus Center Parking Garage, per room, per night will be available at check in.

Room Sharing

As part of our commitment to sustainability, we are encouraging participants to share rooms when possible in order to reduce our footprint. We will be releasing a platform in the coming weeks that it will make it easy for attendees to find roommates.


Travel

Hosting the Summit on the UMass Amherst campus allows us to take advantage of alternative transportation around Amherst and the Pioneer Valley. We encourage Summit attendees to carpool, bus, walk, and bike to campus and the surrounding towns during the event.

Carpooling

We will be releasing a platform in the coming weeks that will make it easy for attendees to find carpool buddies. In the meantime, we encourage you to think about your colleagues and friends who will be traveling from your neck of the woods and reach out to them about sharing a ride!

Alternative Transportation

You can also check out alternative transportation options using the links below:

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
Peter Pan bus schedule
ValleyBike Share

Heads up! There will be a raffle for all attendees who use alternative transportation at least once during the Summit!


GREEN EVENT

Since the first Summit in 2015, we have worked hard to make sustainable decisions throughout the program planning process; we strive to serve local and regional foods throughout the event and we are dedicated to minimizing waste by using reusable materials and composting. Read our sustainability policy!