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Fall Open House

Every Autumn we host our Fall Open House.  It's a great opportunity to be on campus and see first-hand what UMass Amherst has to offer!

This year's Open House was Sunday October 16th. Check back mid-August for more information on the Fall 2017 event. 

Campus Tours

Student-led walking tours provide an overview of academic programs and campus life. Tours last about 90 minutes and leave from the Robsham Memorial Visitors Center. Check out the Visitors Center Web site  to get more information regarding tour times and how to register.

Schedule a Campus Tour

Information Sessions

Learn more about the application review process from one of our Admission Representatives. Admissions Information Sessions are offered at 10:00 am and 12:30 pm on weekdays and Saturdays. Saturday sessions are available in the fall, winter and spring semesters.

Please note that Information Sessions last for about 40 minutes, allowing adequate time for guests to also participate in a Campus Tour.

Sign-up for an Information Session

Visits with Academic Departments

Some departments across campus offer prospective students and their families opportunities to visit and learn more about their program. 

Schedule a visit with an academic department

UMass Comes to You

The Admissions Office will host a number of off-campus receptions for interested students and their parents each fall and spring.

See if we will be in your area.

Amherst: A Great College Town

Amherst was named the top college town in North America in 2009!  The town really has it all, and it will be your home as a UMass Amherst student.

Find out what the area has to offer.