ConBust is housed in Seelye Hall on the campus of Smith College, a beautiful women's liberal arts institute in Northampton, Massachusetts.
|Directions by car:
From the South: Northampton is on Route I-91. Take Exit 18, and follow Route 5 north into the center of town. Turn left onto Route 9. Go straight through three sets of traffic lights, turning left into Smith's main entrance (College Lane) shortly after the third set. The Office of Admission is on your right, overlooking Paradise Pond. (Campus maps are available there.) Parking is available next to the office or along Route 9.
From the North: From I-91 South, take Exit 20, and follow onto Route 5 south into the center of town. At the intersection of Route 5 and Route 9 (Main Street), turn right onto Route 9. Then follow the same directions as above from Route 9 to campus.
From the East or West via the Massachusetts Turnpike: Northampton is on Route I-91 North (Mass Pike exit 4). Once on I-91, follow the directions above for visitors from the south.
Directions by bus:
Peter Pan, Greyhound and Vermont Transit serve the area. Most routes go to the main bus terminal in Springfield, where you can catch another bus to Northampton. Buses run almost hourly between Springfield and Northampton. Smith is a 10-minute walk or a short taxi ride from the bus station. Call (413) 586-1030 for bus schedules.
Directions by train:
Amtrak -- (800) 872-7245 -- runs trains to Springfield. From Springfield you can take a bus (about $4) or get van service ($20-$30) to Northampton from Valley Transporter. Valley Transporter requires advance reservations; call (413) 253-1350 or, from the airports or outside the 413 area code, (800) 872-8752.