First-Years and Seniors:

Complete the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) by Tuesday, March 7. Share your opinions of your UMass experience and be eligible to win one of more than 175 prizes. Survey link is in an email sent to you on Feb. 13. For more information, contact

March 3-5 weekend updates

Keep current on March 3-5 weekend events and campus updates, including temporary changes to the residential guest policy and campus parking regulations on the Student Life Safety site. 


UMass and MA Ballot Question #4

Although Massachusetts voters recently approved a ballot measure permitting the possession and recreational use of marijuana, federal laws, including the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act and the Drug Free Workplace Act require recipients of federal funds to prohibit the use, possession and/or cultivation of marijuana at educational institutions, regardless of state law.


Due to an ongoing drought, the Town of Amherst has issued a mandatory water restriction. The university asks that students, faculty, and staff use these tips to help conserve water.

Campus safety and emergency programs

Explore UMass Amherst safety and emergency programs and resources.

Student Profiles

Profile Series

Students, faculty, and alumni speak about their experiences at UMass Amherst in this Profile Series.

Important UCard notice about payment for Amazon

Currently it is not possible to use your UCard to pay for Amazon purchases. Read more.

Living at UMass appKeep up with campus on the Living at UMass app

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