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.


Timely Topic: Career Services

The mission of the Career Services Office at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is to prepare students for the time when they are ready to leave UMass by educating them in all phases of their career development and empowering them to make gratifying career decisions and transition successfully in a diverse and global society. We work closely with academic advisors, residence life and faculty so that UMass students understand early on how academic and career success are related.

Here are some of the ways UMass Career Services can assist your student.