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Throughout the school year, the Office of Parent Services produces publications specifically for parents and families.

See the PDFs below to view our most recent publications.

  • 2015-16 Parents Association Calendar & Handbook: Every fall we mail The Parent Association Calendar & Handbook to the permanent address of each undergraduate. This calendar includes important academic dates as well as a useful resource guide to many departments on campus. The calendar also contains your UMAPA card that gives you discounts on over 20 businesses in the UMass area.
  • Parent Brochure: See our brochure for more information on how the Office of Parent Services supports you and your student.
  • UMatter at UMass: A guide for Parents and Guardians for more information on ways to help students manage stress or help parents and family members recognize warning signs.