The undergraduate degree program in Public Health Sciences provides a variety of advising and academic resources for its students. Both our staff advisors and peer advisors are here to help address your academic questions and concerns so that you can make the most of your UMass Amherst education.
Are You Planning to Apply to the Public Health Major?
As of February 2nd, 2015, all UMass prospective public health major applicants must attend an information session and complete the application to be eligible to apply to the Public Health Sciences major. The application is located under the heading “Admissions” in the column to the right. Applications should be submitted at the information session.
If an applicant would like to learn more about the major but is not ready to apply then he/she is welcome to attend the information session and hand in the application at a later date in the Peer Advising Center in Arnold House Rm 330.
- All information sessions will be held in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library Rm 720
- Monday February 2nd @ 5:30pm
- Tuesday, February 24th @ 5:30pm
- Monday, March 30th @ 5:30pm
- Friday, April 10th @ 3:30pm
- Sign up for an information session early: http://bit.ly/1JCUhGc
All UMass prospective public health majors are encouraged to meet with a peer advisor during drop-in hours before attending an information session.
Peer Advising Drop-In Center
Peer advisors can answer questions about the public health field, applying to the major, university and program requirements, completing advising forms, and planning balanced academic schedules. Please bring a copy of your completed tracking form to your meeting.
Drop-in Center Hours in Arnold House Rm 330
Tuesday 9:00am-1:00pm & 1:30pm-5:00pm
Call 413-545-3816 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the Undergraduate Public Health Newsletter
The Newsletter is sent directly to Public Heath major’s email every week!
*Please bring a copy of your tracking form to advising sessions*