The UMass Worcester Campus is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, just north of Route 9, on the west side of Lake Quinsigamond, between Plantation Street and Lake Avenue North. The campus is easily accessible from many major highways. Campus Map The Lazare Research Building is on the Plantation Street side of the campus and is served by the visitors parking garage on the main road through the campus (on the right as you enter from Plantation Street, the left if you enter from Lake Avenue).
New location The Pancreatic Cancer Alliance now meets in the ACC Building attached to the visitor parking garage - 1st floor.
The mailing address for most UMass Medical School departments is 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655
The main switchboard telephone number for the Medical School is
From the Mass Pike:
Eastbound: At exit 10, take I-290 east to exit 21, turn right at end of ramp and follow Plantation Street south.
Westbound: At exit 11, turn left onto Route 122 north for one mile, turn right at third light onto Sunderland road, left at first light onto Lake Avenue for 2.5 miles and cross Route 9. Make U-turn at second break in divider, then turn right into campus.
Northbound: At exit 23, take Route 9 west. After crossing the Lake Quinsigamond bridge, take first right onto Lake Avenue.
Southbound: At exit 25, take I-290 west to exit 22, turn right at end of ramp, at second traffic light turn left at onto Plantation Street and proceed south.
At the merge with I-290 Shrewsbury exit (watch for exit ramp on left), take I-290 east to exit 21, turn right at end of ramp and follow Plantation Street south.
Eastbound: At exit 21, turn right at end of ramp and follow Plantation Street south.
Westbound: At exit 22, turn right at end of ramp, at second traffic light turn left onto Plantation Street and proceed south.
By other transportation
Worcester is served by Amtrak and MBTA Commuter Rail from Boston; by the Greyhound and Peter Pan bus companies; and from the nearby Logan Airport in Boston, Green Airport near Providence, and Bradley Airport near Hartford..
Locally, the Worcester Regional Transit Authority's #24 bus (Belmont Street/Lake Avenue) provides service to the UMass Worcester Campus. Please call the WRTA at
Logan International Airport, Boston, (800) 235-6426, (617) 561-1800
T.F. Green Airport (Providence, RI), (401) 737-4000
Bradley International, Hartford, CT, (860) 292-2000
Amtrak (800) 872-7245