I Need Housing

On Campus

On Campus room rates start at $3038.50. Special housing options include quiet floors, alcohol-free halls, single sex floors, co-ed suites, gender inclusive housing, and multi-lingual halls.

Nowhere to go over break? Talk to Residential Life Student Services about Break Housing in Brett, Johnson, Prince, Cashin, and Wheeler halls.  

Family Housing has a small number of apartments for UMass Amherst students who are married, in a civil union, and/or have legal custody of at least one dependent child living with them full-time.
 

Off Campus

The Off Campus Student Center is located in 314 Student Union, left inside the main entrance. The Center is a comfortable place for all off campus students.  Graduate and undergraduate student staff members all live off campus.  They will be happy to answer your questions or refer you to someone who can. 

Need to find housing or roommates?  The Center maintains a searchable rental database where you can find housing in some apartment communities and neighborhoods in Amherst and towns nearby.  If you Sign Up you can create a Roommate Profile and search for students with housing to offer.

Apartment Complexes in Amherst

Apartment Complexes in other towns within commuting distance of UMass Amherst

Regional Apartment Complex Rates as of May 2017  Please be aware that these rates are subject to change without notice.
 

Homelessness Services

If you are homeless or at risk of being homeless, contact the Dean of Students Office. The Amherst Survival Center offers case management services to homeless individuals and families. Family Outreach of Amherst assists Amherst families that are either at risk of becoming homeless or homeless.

If you are a victim of sexual assault or domestic violence and in need of shelter contact the Center for Women and Community or Safe Passage.