The University of Massachusetts Amherst

RAPs by Location

Students may have a particular area of campus they prefer to live in. RAPs are located in all first-year residence halls in five areas of campus. You can review this 
 RAPs by Location document for Fall 2020 to see where each program will be located.

Note: May 15 - This list is subject to change.

List of courses for Gen Ed RAPs for Fall 2020

There are various ways to make a decision about which First-Year RAP is best for you. Since each Gen Ed RAP has a designated course, you can review the comprehensive list to see which courses spark your interest. On the chart you will see which RAP the course is affiliated with and which residence hall it is located in.

Check out this video from Destination Day in February 2020.









Resources for Students and Instructors

Student Success Planner 2019-2020 PDF: text without calendar pages

Notes 1. If you have trouble accessing the information in this document, contact the RAP Office at 413-545-2803 or We will work with you to determine an accessible format.
2. The planner itself and the fillable version (link below) have weekly calendar pages.

Student Success Planner 2019-2020 Fillable Version


First-Year Seminar Student Resource Guide Fall 2019

Note: This document addresses first-year seminar common content and is a companion to the Student Success Planner.

Please contact Kathy Weilerstein or come to Goodell Building Room 613 if you would like hard copies of either.