Get Ready for Fall 2021
UMass Amherst will provide a full college experience in Fall 2021, with face-to-face instruction, full residence halls, and student events and activities.
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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.
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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.
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News and Events
UMass Amherst biologist Margaret “Peg” Riley has been awarded the Mahoney Life Sciences Prize for her pathbreaking research into bacteriocin-based antimicrobials, or drugs that are both effective against drug-resistant microbes and result in fewer side effects.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the University of Massachusetts continue to gather data on the prevalence and incidence of COVID-19 in the state.
As Greater Boston prepares for a post-COVID-19 environment, the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst is opening co-working space for startup or small companies interested in co-locating with the state’s flagship public university.
UMass Dining has added another award to its resume. The recently constructed Worcester Commons at UMass Amherst is being honored with the Best New Facility Award from Food Management Magazine.