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Frequently Asked Questions

Campus tours leave from the Robsham Memorial Visitors Center 300 Massachusetts Ave., Amherst, MA 01003. For more information, call 413-545-4237.

Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday at 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m., and on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Feel free to call the Visitors Center if you have additional questions, 413-545-0306.

Please park temporarily in the 15-minute spots behind the Visitors Center. If you are attending a campus tour or Admissions Information Session, please bring your license plate information into the Visitors Center to obtain a parking pass. The receptionist at the front desk will issue a parking pass to you, and direct you to the appropriate parking lot.

For information about the application process and deadlines, please visit Undergraduate Admissions - Meet the Deadlines.

Campus visit verifications are available at the Robsham Memorial Visitors Center to prospective students following their participation in a Campus Tour or Admission Information Session.

Currently, UMass Amherst has 22,000 undergraduates students including 4,650 first-year students, 1,100 transfer students, and 4,500 out-of-state students from 50 states, and 345 international students from 50 countries.

On campus housing is required for freshmen. For more information, visit Residency Requirements on the Residential Life website

Information about tuition and fees, as well as, financial aid can be found at Undergraduate Admissions Facts and Figures.

To find out more about the majors offered at UMass Amherst, visit Undergraduate Programs.