Welcome to the UMass Amherst community and the Office of Parent Services. We are here to assist families 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.

Recent Communication

Use the links below to review an archive of messages sent this semester. 

Parent & Family E-Newsletters

University Communications to Students

University Communications to Campus Community

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Campus Counseling Resources

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) offers students a community of care to help them cope with stress or anxiety, find strategies to overcome challenges, promote mental wellbeing, and succeed in college life and beyond. The CCPH’s professional staff is multi-disciplinary, multicultural, and sensitive to people with a variety of needs, backgrounds, and lifestyles. They are open 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday and are also available 24 hours/day for mental health emergencies.