commencement! may 8-9

Thursday, May 7, 2015

The main UMass Amherst Commencement Ceremony is on Friday, May 8 at 4:30pm at the UMass Amherst football stadium. The event if free and open to the public. If you are coming, expect very heavy traffic. Plan accordingly.  The University Without Walls Senior Recognition Ceremony is on Saturday, May 9 Read More…

sign up for a webinar or info session

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Choosing the right bachelor's degree completion program is a big decision. Our free in-person information sessions and webinars can help by providing you with information and guidance, and giving you the opportunity to ask questions and get advice.  Led by an experienced UWW staff member who Read More…

what are you waiting for?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

We're still accepting applications for fall admissions. It's time for you to finish your degree. Apply today. 

uww student wins field scholar award

Friday, April 10, 2015

With a 3.93 GPA, 43 year old UWW student Amy Sheridan of Ipswich, MA has been recognized as a 2015 William F. Field Alumni Scholar by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association. The William F. Field Alumni Scholar Awards were established in 1976 to recognize and honor third-year students for their Read More…

uww student wins senior leadership award

Monday, March 30, 2015

Meet 34 year old UWW student Evan Goodchild '15, local human service worker, musician, filmmaker, loyal fan of avocados, and leader in the effort to transform the lives of people with developmental and mental health challenges. He is a recipient of the UMass Amherst Alumni Association's 2015 Senior Read More…

recent alumni book publications

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Congratulations to two UMass UWW alumnae who have recently published well received books in the fields of public health and psychology. Lynn Koerbel, MPH, '04 06G is co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety (New Harbinger Publications, Inc. Dec, 2014) Lynn is Associate Read More…

meet scholarship winner kimberley moore

Monday, March 23, 2015

Meet first generation college student and winner of a $1000 UWW scholarship, 36 year old Kimberley Moore of Dorchester, MA.  Here, Kimberley talks about managing school and the full time job of motherhood, and her plans for graduate school. Her concentration: Criminal Justice and Youth Development Read More…

uww faculty member publishes new book with tour dates

Monday, March 16, 2015

UWW faculty member Lisa Fontes, PhD has published a new book entitled Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship (Guilford Press, 2015).  About the book: "When a man showers all of his attention on a woman, it can feel incredibly romantic, and can blind her to hints Read More…

open house

Monday, March 16, 2015

College Fair and Open House You are invited to attend a free college fair and open house on Thursday April 2 from 5-7:30pm at the UMass Center at Springfield located at Tower Square, 1500 Main St. #260 in downtown Springfield. Learn about fall 2015 course offerings, meet representatives from Read More…

meet scholarship winner jennifer rogers

Friday, March 6, 2015

45 year old special education nurse Jennifer Rogers has fought hard to get where she is. A single mother and domestic violence survivor, here Jennifer talks about her educational journey, her plans to go on to graduate school, and what winning a UWW scholarship means to her. Her concentration: Read More…