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Student Affairs newsletter

Read the latest issue of Student Affairs and Campus Life student and parent newsletters.

What's Your Idea? The Student Experience Master Plan

Our campus is taking a comprehensive look at how well our current facilities support the out-of-class student experience... and how to plan for the future.  This effort includes Residence Halls, the Student Union, and other buildings in which student services and programs are offered.  Join us! 

And you can get and stay engaged in this planning process online via these links:

Twitter: @UMakeUMass
Facebook: facebook.com/umakeumass
Website: blogs.umass.edu/UMakeUMass
Pinterest: pinterest.com/umakeumass

UMass Amherst Common Read

Common Read is in the process of selecting next year's book!  Read about the finalists here.

University of Massachusetts Police Department

The University of Massachusetts Police Department (UMPD) website provides information and safety support for the campus community, such as emergency contact information, online incident reporting and Project Protect to register your valuable possessions.

Campus Pulse Events

Tue, Mar 31, 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Mission Week Speaker

Christian RSOs will meet with a speaker to discuss the faith. ...
Location: Campus Center Auditorium

Tue, Mar 31, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meet and Greet With Congressman Jim McGovern

The event is a meet and greet with U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern. During the ...
Location: Campus Center Room 174-76

Tue, Mar 31, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Meditation Group

Relax… Meditate!! These student-led, non-denominational meditation ...
Location: campus Center 917

Tue, Mar 31, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mr. Alpha Chi

Alpha Chi Omega will hold their annual Mr. Alpha Chi pageant in support of ...
Location: Student Union Ballroom


Actively caring for each other and our community

Student Life: Safety

Make responsible choices about activities.

Campus Pulse

Your gateway to campus activities and involvement opportunities

Volunteer UMass

Find/Post Volunteer Opportunities

Message from the Vice Chancellor

Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life (SACL) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As student affairs professionals, our work is based on the philosophy of student development.

Advice for Students... from Students

It's important to make your first month of college set the tone for the rest of the time you're here.
If you put your heart and soul into it, I'm sure that you will be that individual that you aim to be. Always aim high.

Charles Flowers III, Executive Director, 
University Programming Council