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Music & Dance Department

Mailing address:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fine Arts Center - 273 East
151 Presidents Dr., Ofc. 1
Amherst, MA 01003-9330

Jeff Cox
Fine Arts Center, Room 273 East
(413) 545-0311

Dance Program
Cathleen Maclutsky, Administrative Assistant
11 Totman Building
30 Eastman Lane, Amherst MA 01003-9258
(413) 545-6064

Thomas Vacanti, Director of Dance Program
11 Totman Building
(413) 545-4078

Totman Building is in the northern end of campus, near the Northeast, Sylvan & North Residential Areas and the intersection of N. Pleasant Street and Eastman Lane. See Visiting the Dance Department box below for useful links.

Music Reception Desk:

Fine Arts Center, Room 273 East
Phone: (413) 545-2227
Fax: (413) 545-2092
Regular Office hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Undergraduate Secretary
Christina Gray

Denise Cuddeback, Graduate Secretary
(413) 545-0311

Publicity/Marketing Office
Fine Arts Center 267
Eric Roth, Publicist, Website Manager
(413) 577-2154

Undergraduate Advisor
Nikki Stoia, Assoc. Dean of Advising for CHFA & Chief Undergraduate Advisor
251 Fine Arts Center
(413) 545-2227


Admissions/Financial Aid

Dance Department Admissions
Please contact:
Cathleen A. Maclutsky
(413) 545-6064

Undergraduate Admissions Office
University of Massachusetts Amherst
37 Mather Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9291
Tel: (413) 545-0222

Graduate Admissions Office
University of Massachusetts
530 Goodell Building
140 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9333
(413) 545-0722

Financial Aid Services
255 Whitmore Building
Box 38230
Amherst, MA 01003-8230
(413) 545-0801

Minuteman Marching Band
Timothy T. Anderson, Director

Visiting the Dance Department

We welcome visits by prospective dance students and their families and can arrange meetings with faculty and students, attendance at classes and rehearsals, and tours. Please contact the Dance Area (Cathy Maclutsky, 413-545-6064) in advance to schedule an appointment.

Useful Visitor Links:
Directions to Dance Dept. (pdf)
Campus Map showing Totman (pdf)
UMass Amherst Visitors Center
UMass Travel Directions
Parking Information
Campus Tours
Campus Map
Area Lodging

Dance Department