Middle-aged Asian woman in a pink shirt sitting in her white kitchen looking at her laptop while smiling.

"As I juggled family & career responsibilities as well as being a non-traditional student, the personalized support & encouragement is what makes UWW unique." -UWW alum

support & advising

you can do this. 

At UMass UWW we are invested in your success and committed to providing you with consistent, high quality advising and support. Our pre-admissions advisors are here to work with you and guide you through the application process. Throughout your time as a UWW student you will have your own academic advisor who will stick with you- every step of the way- from enrollment through graduation. And outstanding faculty and staff will be there for you to teach, guide and support.

great pre-admissions advising.

Every day we talk to people just like you who are ready to take the next step to complete their college degree. For us, it's more than a job. Our team is made up of people who took the road less traveled, graduated from college as adults, or who have relatives and friends who have benefited from UMass Amherst UWW. Contact us to speak with a pre-admissions advisor. 

your own advising team.

We understand the challenges faced by adult students and are committed to seeing this through with you. We get that adult students don't just go to school. They have jobs, families and community responsibilities.

Your faculty advisor and academic advisor will be there to help you balance all of life's challenges. Your faculty advisor will teach your very first class, help you design your program of study, and help you earn credit for your experience and professional trainings. Your faculty advisor and academic advisor will work together to help keep you on track, and provide support and reassurance when you need it.

In addition, our student services coordinator is here for all your non-academic support needs. Having trouble registering for classes?  Need help figuring out your bill?  Need help navigating the university bureaucracy? Our student services coordinator can help. 

a supportive student community.

At UMass UWW you will join a supportive community of adult students who are united in a common purpose- to complete their college degrees. UMass UWW students support and encourage each other. They care about each other and are invested in each other's success.