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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.


Family Weekend 2015

Family Weekend will be held October 2-4, 2015. We hope you can join us to enjoy the exciting array of events for you and your students including some fall foliage! Registration is now open.

Fall 2015 Move-In

Residential Life Student Services (RLSS) is happy to welcome back students for Fall 2015! As the beginning of the semester approaches, students will be packing their belongings and preparing to move into their new home for the next few months.

Move-In App

New this year! We are excited to announce the release of the Living at UMass App!  This app includes specific sections for all on campus students and their families and includes links to interactive maps, helpful online videos and resources, and access to our up-to-date calendar for 2015-2016