The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Graduates celebrate at the 2022 UMass Amherst Commencement ceremony.

View highlights from Commencement 2022.

2022 Senior Series Portrait collage

Meet This Year's Graduating Class.

By the Numbers


U.S. News & World Report ranking among national public universities


Academic disciplines ranked among the Top 200 programs worldwide


Faculty members

This is UMass

At UMass Amherst, we welcome you to join our diverse, inclusive community of dreamers, innovators, creators, and doers. Find out how you can explore your interests and build skills to make your mark on the world with a UMass education.

This is your moment.
This is your opportunity.
This is UMass.


COVID-19 Information

UMass Amherst is committed to the health and safety of our campus community.


Deep Space

UMass Amherst astronomers help to reveal the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way.

Explore Our Programs

With 110 undergraduate majors and 127 graduate programs offered on campus and online, there are hundreds of opportunities to pursue your passion at UMass Amherst. Study on campus or take advantage of a wide array of flexible and innovative learning options.

Shelly Peyton

Spotlight Scholar Shelly Peyton bioengineers artificial materials and uses them to study breast cancer and traumatic brain injury.

News and Events

University News

U.S. Congressman McGovern delivered the keynote commencement address as approximately 20,000 family members, friends and other guests cheered for a graduating class of about 7,000.

University News

The Graduate School at UMass Amherst conferred 2,180 graduate degrees at a Commencement ceremony at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

University News

UMass Amherst marked the completion of its 4-MW solar canopy and 1-MW lithium-ion battery storage system with a ceremony attended by Gov. Charlie Baker.

University News

 Ed Markey and Jim McGovern visited the UMass campus to celebrate the nearly $2 million in funding to support projects for the Energy Transition Institute and the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences. 

June 20

12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.

All Campus

May 30

12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.

All Campus

May 24

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Off campus