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From Boston and points east
From Boston, it is approximately 2 hours to the campus. Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 4 (West Springfield/Route 91). Take Route 91 north to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst, Route 9). Turn right onto Route 9 east and follow it to the center of Amherst. At the town center, turn right on Route 116 and follow it south for approximately three miles to Hampshire. The first sign you'll see for Hampshire is the Farm Center. About one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south is the admissions office on the right; a white farm house. If you are looking for campus, continue another one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south you will see a sign on your right for the main entrance to campus. Take a right and continue to campus. 

From New York, Hartford, and points south
Hampshire College is a 3.5-hour drive from New York City. Follow Route 95 to New Haven, Connecticut, and then Route 91 north from New Haven to Northampton, Massachusetts (Exit 19: Northampton/Amherst, Route 9). Turn right on Route 9 (east) and follow it to the center of Amherst. At the town center, turn right on Route 116 and follow it south for approximately three miles to Hampshire. The first sign you'll see for Hampshire is the Farm Center. About one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south is the admissions office on the right; a white farm house. If you continue another one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south you will see a sign for the main entrance to campus. If you are looking for campus, continue another one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south you will see a sign on your right for the main entrance to campus. Take a right and continue to campus.

From Vermont and points north
From points north of Amherst, take Route 91 south to exit 20 (Northampton). Turn left at the first traffic light onto Damon Road. At the next light, turn left and take Route 9 east to Amherst. At the town center, turn right onto Route 116 and follow it south three miles to Hampshire. The first sign you'll see for Hampshire is the Farm Center. About one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south is the admissions office on the right; a white farm house. If you continue another one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south you will see a sign for the main entrance to campus. If you are looking for campus, continue another one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south you will see a sign on your right for the main entrance to campus. Take a right and continue to campus.

From Albany and points west
Hampshire College is a 1.75-hour drive from Albany. Follow I-90 into Massachusetts, where it becomes the Massachusetts Turnpike. Take Exit 4 (West Springfield, Route I-91) onto Route I-91 north and continue to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst, Route 9). Turn right on Route 9 (east) and follow it to the center of Amherst. At the town center, turn right on Route 116 and follow it south for approximately three miles to Hampshire. The first sign you'll see for Hampshire is the Farm Center. About one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south is the admissions office on the right; a white farm house. If you continue another one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south you will see a sign for the main entrance to campus. If you are looking for campus, continue another one thousand feet (.2 mile) farther south you will see a sign on your right for the main entrance to campus. Take a right and continue to campus.

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Amherst, MA 01002
 

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