• The New Academic Classroom Building, future home of Communication, Journalism, Linguistics and Film Studies, is scheduled for fall 2014 completion

  • students interacting with alumni before the Alfange Lecture

    SBS departments and programs offer lots of special events that allow students to network with alumni and learn more about life after UMass.

  • Central campus in the snow

    Our beautiful campus in the vibrant town of Amherst, MA—named the best college town in America—is a terrific place for students to learn and grow.

  • SBS offers students many opportunities to learn about majors, requirements, advising, community service, scholarships, careers, and more.

  • Three seniors from the Class of 2013

    SBS graduates have strong analytic and problem-solving abilities, good human relations skills, and confidence in their ability to learn and grow in new work situations.

  • Kayla Marchetti, winner of the Connor Internship Award, with Dean Feldman

    Offering scholarships for internships, study abroad and general expenses is one of SBS’s top fund-raising priorities.

  • Study abroad in Africa

    SBS encourages its students to study abroad. With over 400 UMass Amherst-sponsored programs in more than 50 countries, the "world awaits."

  • Students studying a video camera

    Providing students access to the latest technology, software, and hardware is an SBS priority.

  • SBS faculty are well-known for their outstanding teaching, innovative research and dedicated community service.

  • Constructed in 1903, Draper Hall originally was home to the university's only dining hall. Today it is offices, including the SBS Dean’s Office on the second floor.

  • Communication Peer Advisors 2013-14

    Advising in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences includes Peer Advisors, both in the Advising Center in Thompson Hall and on a departmental level.

Students and clients for Develop Springfield

Develop Springfield team (l to r). Front: Karl Allen '82 (computer science), MS '13 (resource economics), MRP '16; Sarah Spencer '13 (environmental design), MRP '16; Stacy Wasserman '05 (women's studies), MRP '15; and Jay Minkarah, executive director, Develop Springfield; Back: Gregory Lewis MRP '15; John "Jay" Rosa MRP '15; Calliope Bosen '13 (environmental design), MRP '16; Caitlin Michniewicz '13 (environmental design), MRP '16; Alexander Mello '13 (environmental design), MRP '16; and Mark Berube MRP '15.

LARP Students in Planning Studios Complete Projects in Springfield

5th Annual New England Conference for Student Success

Teaching for Student Success

UMass Amherst, Campus Center
Friday, September 19, 2014

The Call for Proposals is now available, and registration is open.