Visiting

Getting Here

Directions to UMass Amherst and Lederle Graduate Research Tower

For detailed directions to campus, please see:
http://www.umass.edu/visitorsctr/directions

Once you have arrived on campus, please park in one of the areas marked with a blue circled P on the map. The closest lot is in the campus center, indicated by one of the two red boxes. The ACFI is on the Fourth Floor of the Lederle Graduate Research Tower (LGRT), also indicated by a red box.

The Director's office is in Room 416, through the double doors directly across from the elevators as you exit. He may be reached at (413) 545-0320. Alternately, you may contact Emily Gluck in the Physics Department office on the 11th floor at (413) 545-2545.

Local Accommodations

For a list of accommodation resources, please see:
http://www.umass.edu/visitorsctr/lodging

Wireless Access

Please provide the following information so that we can request visitor access while you are here:

Laptop MAC address
Anticipated dates of your visit

For instructions finding your MAC address, please see:
http://www.physics.umass.edu/computing/hardware-address

Travel Expense Reimbursement Instructions

For reimbursement of travel expenses, please complete the following forms and return with original receipts to:

Ingrid Pollard
Department of Physics
1134 Lederle Graduate Research Tower (LGRT)
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9337 USA

  1. Travel Expense Form
  2. Invoice Form (please sign in "Vendor's Certification" box where indicated; do not enter any other information)
  3. Form UMW-9 or W-8BEN

Visa Information

Information for Non-US Resident Travel Reimbursements

If you are not a Permanent US Resident, and you want to reimbursed for travel expenses, please provide copies of the following documents when you submit your travel expense form (listed by visa type):

H1-B visa: Passport, I-94 card, and Form I-797
J-1 visa: Passport, I-94 card, and Form DS-2019
F-1 Visa: Passport, I-94 card, and Form I-120
B-1/B-2 or WB (visa waiver): Passport and I-94 card