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UMass Amherst Common Read 2014

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.

Student Affairs newsletter

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


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Volunteer UMass

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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

Never fear that you won't fit in. Make new friends, study hard, and check out what activities UMass offers. If you like something, give it a try.

Sophany Chau, Senior, Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.