UMPD is currently accepting applications for Entry Level Police Officers.
- Effective April 2019 UMPD is no longer requiring a police exam for entry level applicants.
- When we are accepting applications for entry level officers visit careers.umass.edu and select Police under Categories on the right-sidebar to find open entry-level police officer positions.
- If you hold a Reserve Intermittent police academy certificate, please apply through the Entry Level Police Officer process.
NOTE: If you are currently a full-time police officer, apply as a Lateral applicant by using the Police Officer: Experienced Level - Full Time Police Academy application process.
UMPD Employment and Selection Process
Read the Overview of the UMPD Employment and Selection Process [PDF]. Learn more about our employment and selection process including special assignments, specialized training and minimum application requirements.