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Welcome to the UMass Amherst community and the Office of Parent Services. We are here to assist parents with questions, help you stay in touch with campus happenings, and serve as a resource to you through our website, electronic newsletter, and facebook page.

We look forward to working with you as partners in your student’s education.

Financial Aid Timeline for Continuing Students


With a new year comes a new set of financial responsibilities for students and their families. The Financial Aid Office is here to help answer questions you may have and provide assistance. Take a look at the timeline below for a month by month guide and some helpful tips for the upcoming academic year.

                                                    (January - June 2015)

January - File your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)