The University of Massachusetts Amherst
UMass Amherst Celebrate Homecoming 2021

Join us for a special week of Homecoming events, in-person and virtually, from November 1–6.


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.


Homecoming 2021

Join us on campus or virtually for Homecoming events, November 1–6.

COVID-19 Information

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


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.

Kiara Oliver ['21] Makes Her Pitch

Sporting the UMass Jersey

Student-athlete Kiara Oliver '21 found power in balancing her studies in kinesiology with playing on the UMass softball team.

Kyle, a finance major at UMass Amherst

Finding a Track for Success

Finance major Kyle Aikman '21 found a wealth of professional development opportunities through the Isenberg School of Management's Chase Career Center.

News and Events

University News

A $7.75 million project to expand and modernize the UMass Amherst Cranberry Station, an important research facility for the commonwealth’s cranberry industry, was celebrated today with a construction celebration event at the station in East Wareham, Mass.


UMass Amherst will be one of two sites for a national study that aims to better understand language and cognition in two groups of children affected by language disorders.

University News

The main stage of the Randolph W. Bromery Center for the Arts on the campus of UMass Amherst will be named the Frederick C. Tillis Performance Hall in honor of the late director emeritus of the UMass Fine Arts Center.

Honors and Awards

Kalpen Trivedi has been named Senior International Officer of the Year by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

November 1

12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.

All Campus

October 26

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Campus Center Auditorium

October 25

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Crampton Hall