Inside UMass

Power Up for College Success


Jazz ensemble
The October issue of DownBeat magazine features an article praising the UMass Amherst jazz program as one of the county’s top five based at universities in small or mid-sized communities.
UMA wordmark
The following statement was sent to the campus community Sept. 16: For each of us, our daily lives involve navigating the concerns, prejudices and sometimes very immediate fears that we encounter as a society in these tumultuous days. These challenges were evident on our campus in a...
PVTA bus
Transit Services will be reducing the number of weekday runs on PVTA Routes 33, 34 and 35, effective Monday, Sept. 17. Other PVTA routes will maintain their existing schedules. The decision is tied to a current shortage of student bus drivers. To boost recruitment and restore service, Transit...
Power Up class
This one-credit, three-day course offers incoming freshmen practical help for the transition from high school to college, while introducing them to the campus and many of their fellow students.