Visit University of Massachusetts-Amherst Instantly with a "Real" Tour

Choosing whether or not an in-person visit to University of Massachusetts-Amherst makes sense can be a risky decision…what if you step on campus and immediately detest the “vibe”? All that time, money and effort getting to campus was wasted. At first it may seem difficult to gain a meaningful understanding of University of Massachusetts-Amherst without visiting the school in person. University of Massachusetts-Amherst is located in Amherst, MA , and if that’s nowhere near where you live, what options do you have? That’s why we created CampusReel – to allow you, and anyone reading this, to deeply and authentically experience the University of Massachusetts-Amherst vibe, campus and community without visiting University of Massachusetts-Amherst in person – a virtual tour of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst campus! If definitely want to visit University of Massachusetts-Amherst in person, you should, at the very least, watch the entire CampusReel for University of Massachusetts-Amherst to ensure it seems like a good match and to get the most out of your in-person visit. After you’ve done your due diligence, you may find the below guidance helpful

When is the best time to visit University of Massachusetts-Amherst?

Visiting University of Massachusetts-Amherst depends on a number of factors, including the season, your schedule, and a lot of uncontrollable variables. We recommend you visit University of Massachusetts-Amherst twice if you’re serious about enrolling – at least one visit should be when students are on campus and school is in session. Be sure to take note of the town of Amherst as well. Remember that Amherst is also catering to 22405 students, so think critically about whether the community would feel too big or too small for your personal liking.

Where do families stay when they visit University of Massachusetts-Amherst?

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst admissions office likely has a list of accommodations they recommend. In addition to that list, consult the CampusReel VR feature to explore hotels nearby in Amherst. For your convenience, below is a list of hotels to consider and that you can also preview in CampusReel VR.

  • The Lord Jeffery Inn at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Courtyard by Marriott Hadley Amherst at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • University Lodge at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Hotel UMass at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Howard Johnson by Wyndham Amherst Hadley at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

What do families do in Amherst when they visit University of Massachusetts-Amherst?

It depends but there are a variety of activities and things to do in and around Amherst. We recommend using the virtual immersion tab on CampusReel to take a tour at University of Massachusetts-Amherst and see for yourself how the student make use of Amherst.

What buildings should I look at when I visit University of Massachusetts-Amherst?

For your convenience, below is a list of all buildings that you can visit from CampusReel. We encourage you to compare you experience of the buildings on CampusReel with your in-person visit if you decide to take one.