about umms

This clinical study will be conducted the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.  Founded in 1962, the school has experienced rapid expansion since 1990 and serves today as a leader in enhancing health and science education, ensuring community health, building a diverse workforce and enriching lives through extensive community outreach.  The Ambulatory Care Center (ACCESS Center), which opened in 2010, provides a safe and comfortable location to see patients.  It is located at 55 N Lake Ave.  Worcester, MA 01655. 

directions

by automobile

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.
From I-495:
Northbound: At exit 23, take Route 9 west. Follow Route 9 west for approximately 11 miles. 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.
From I-190:
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.
From I-290:
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.
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BY OTHER TRANSPORTATION

Worcester is served by rail, through the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA); by the Greyhound and Peter Pan bus companies; and from Boston's Logan Airport and Providence's T.F. Green Airport.

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 (508) 791-9782 for the route and schedule.

From either Lake Ave. or Plantation St., take S Rd. through the center of campus.  You should see a sign indicating parking for the Ambulatory Care Center.  Proceed down a short road behind the Ambulatory Care Center and into the South Garage.  Take a ticket at the entrance (you will receive a validation ticket later), park at the South Garage and proceed to the exit on level 2.  As you enter the parking office on level 2, there will be a blue wall directly to your left with a sign above indicating the entrance to the Ambulatory Care Center.  Proceed through the doors and go to the front desk.  Your clinician will be waiting for you there.

If you are using public transportation, the bus stop is direction across from the Ambulatory Care Center.  Proceed through the main entrance across the street and take the revolving door.  Your clinician will be waiting near the front desk.

Contact us if you are having trouble finding us at (774) 314-7631.