Directions/Parking

Located at Tower Square in the heart of downtown Springfield, the UMass Center at Springfield is easily accessible from every direction and major travel corridor in western Massachusetts.

  • From 91 North
    • Take Interstate 91 South to Exit 7 (Columbus Avenue). At stop light take a left to go under the I-91 overpass. You will be at another stop light. Stay in the left lane. Tower Square will be directly in front of you on the left corner. Turn left at the light. You may enter the Tower Square parking garage via the ramp on your right.
  • From 91 South
    • Traveling North from Hartford take I-91, then follow Exit 6 and continue North on Columbus Avenue. Go through two sets of lights and the entrance to the Tower Square parking garage ramp will be just across Boland Way on the right hand corner.
  • From the Mass Pike East
    • Take the Mass Pike West to Exit 6 (Hartford/Springfield). At the traffic light turn left onto I-291 West. Go approximately 3 miles to Exit 2B Dwight Street. Turn left at stop light onto Dwight Street. Go approximately 6 blocks to Bridge Street and turn right onto Bridge Street. Go to stop light at corner of Main and Bridge Streets. Continue straight through the light and the entrance to the Tower Square Garage will be on the left.
  • From the Mass Pike West
    • Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) East to Exit 4. Take Interstate 91 South to Exit 7 (Columbus Avenue). At stop light take a left to go under the I-91 overpass. You will be at another stop light. Stay in the left lane. Tower Square will be directly in front of you on the left corner. Turn left at the light. You may enter the Tower Square parking garage via the ramp on your right.
  • MassTransit
    • The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority is the largest regional transit authority in Massachusetts with 174 buses, 144 vans and 24 participating member communities, including Amherst and Springfield.  PVTA offers stops near the UMass Center located in Tower Square.  Visit the PVTA website for the current schedule.
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  • Parking
    • The UMass Center at Springfield is located in Tower Square at 1500 Main Street in Springfield, which has its own onsite parking garage. All three levels of the garage contain 1,200 spaces, although visitors to the Center are encouraged to park on Level “A” of the garage. There are additional parking lots located in the vicinity of the Center as well.
    • Discounted Rates
      • Faculty, staff and students of the Center that utilize the parking garage at Tower Square are eligible to receive discounted parking vouchers while using the Center for academic purposes. Each voucher will reduce the cost of parking to $5.00 for each day. To receive vouchers, please visit the front desk in our reception area and present a valid ID.