Summer Adoption Research Institute

North Residence Hall Accommodations

   May 19 - 24, 2019
   University of Massachusetts Amherst

Housing Details
Staying on campus is the most convenient and economical way to be close to workshop activities, campus amenities, and award-winning UMass dining! 

On-campus lodging is available for program attendees in the North Residential Area, also known as the North Apartments. North consists of suite-like, air-conditioned apartments, each with four single bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a living room and a kitchen. The individual, lockable bedrooms have a twin bed, desk, and bureau, providing you with your own private retreat, while the shared common spaces offer you the opportunity to get to know your colleagues. Linen is not provided, but a linen pack can be reserved for your stay for an additional $12.00 (linen packs contain two flat sheets, a pillow with case, a thin blanket, and two towels). The kitchen has a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, and stove-top oven, but silverware, cookware and plates are not provided. Complimentary parking is available in a surface lot located adjacent to the North Residential Area. Guests will be housed with other program attendees based on age and gender, but if you have any specific suitemate requests or accessibility needs please indicate such during the online reservation process and we will be sure to accommodate you accordingly. If you wish to learn more about the North Apartments please contact the UMass Conference Services Registration Office at 413-577-8102 or

Rates & Availability
A room in a North Apartment is available for $55.00 per room, per night. A linen pack containing two flat sheets, a pillow with case, a blanket and two towels can be reserved for $12.00. 

Rooms are available for the nights of Sunday, May 19, through Thursday, May 23 (checking-out on Friday, May 24). Guests wishing to arrive a night early or stay a night late should contact the Registration Office to inquire about availability. 

Check-in is available starting at 1 p.m. on your date of arrival and check-out is by 11 a.m. on your day of departure. Check-in/out will be available in the assigned North Apartment lobby. 

Reservations will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. ET on May 3, or until space fills.

Reservation & Payment Procedure
Reservations are accepted online only: simply click Register Now at the top of this page to complete your reservation! If you've attended an event with us before you will be able to login to your existing account to access the reservation form. If this is your first time here you can instead click "Sign Up" to create an account using your email address and password of choice. Reservations will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. ET on May 3 (or until space fills) so early registration is encouraged. 

Guests will be prompted to select a payment method to complete their reservation. Select the "Credit/Debit Card" option to be brought through our secure, PCI-DSS compliant online gateway. If you select to mail a check you will be provided with further payment details, but please keep in mind that payment must be received in full by the close of business on May 3, 2019, or your reservation will be considered incomplete and will be subject to cancellation. 

After completing a reservation you will need to complete and return a Credit Card Authorization Form to the Registration Office by May 13, 2019. This form will be kept securely on file for the duration of your visit and will only be charged in the event of any lost/damaged room keys, lost/damaged access cards, and/or residence hall damages. 

If you have any questions about the University of Massachusetts Amherst, our on-campus lodging, or the reservation process, please click through the tabs above or contact the UMass Conference Services Registration Office (413-577-8102,, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET Monday - Friday).