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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.

  • 2014-15 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.
  • 2014 Parent Brochure: See our brochure for more information on how the Office of Parent Services supports you and your student.
  • Fall 2014 Family Ties: A joint effort with the Parents Fund, this printed newsletter includes feature stories and important dates for families of UMass students.