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Visiting CICS

Location and Directions

UMass Amherst is approximately 2 hours by car from Boston and 3 hours by car from New York City.  The closest airport is Bradley International (BDL) in Hartford, CT (45 minutes away). Directions to UMass Amherst.  

The Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) is located in two buildings:

Computer Science

140 Governors Drive
Amherst, MA 01003 

Lederle Graduate
Research Center Lowrise

740 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003 


Office locations

Computer Science

  • Chair's Office
  • Academic Programs Office 
  • Computer Science
    Computing Facilities (CSCF)
  • Diversity & Outreach
  • USpace - Undergraduate
    Student Lounge
  • Master's Student Lounge
  • Snack Overflow (Cafe)

Lederle Graduate
Research Center LowRise

  • Dean’s Office
  • CICS Advising
  • CICS Careers
  • Undergraduate Tours
  • Center for Data Science
  • Maker Space


Parking lot 31 is the closest to the Computer Science Building; parking meters are available in the front row. Parking lots 43 and 61 are the closest to the Lederle Graduate Research Center Lowrise.

If you are visiting as an invited CICS guest, your host can provide you with parking validation.

Lodging Recommendations

We recommend the following nearby hotels and inns for our visitors:

Additional local lodging options have been compiled by the University.