Off Campus Student Services provides guidance, resources, and programs for students seeking housing, commuting, and living in the greater Amherst Area. Area landlords work with the OCSS staff on housing fairs, property listings, and educational sessions for students and parents.
The Off Campus Student Center is a place for students to gather, and take advantage of university activities, resources, and programs. In addition to serving as an activities hub, the OCSC is also a lounge for off campus students, complete with comfortable seating, study space, and the amenities listed below.
Center Location and Hours
- 314 Student Union
- Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
- Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The OCSC is closed Saturdays and Sundays.
- Work tables, comfortable chairs
- Fridge and microwave
- Wireless Internet
- Charging stations for phones, laptops, and tablets
- University publications (Bus Schedules, Academic Resources, Health Services, etc.)
- Board games
To rent a locker, please come to the Off Campus Student Center. Bring a check payable to UMass Amherst OCSC. Lockers are located in the Student Union and the fee is $20.00 per semester/30.00per academic year. Students must provide their own locks.