After 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends, all visitors may park in any spot on campus, including along the main quadrangle.
On weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., campus parking is restricted to permit holders. During these hours, visitors are asked to park in the town's metered on-street spaces or in the nearby Boltwood parking garage: see Amherst town parking map (PDF).
Accessible parking spaces are available to visitors along the college's main quadrangle at all times.
Passenger Drop-off Information
Cars and vans may drop passengers off in front of the Mead.
Buses must drop off and pick up in front of Amherst College's Converse Hall, located on Boltwood Ave. After delivering passengers, turn right from Boltwood Ave. onto MA Route 9, and travel one-half mile east to the Hills Parking Lot (on the right side of MA Route 9). Buses are welcome to park in the Hills Lot for the duration of the visit.