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Student Life

Campus life

As a UMass Amherst student you’ll be able to complement your intellectual life with hundreds of possible activities.  It starts with where you live, with the social and cultural life you’ll find in the residence halls. Beyond the residence halls, the options are endless!

Residential Life

Learn more about living on campus including residential first-year programs, cultural interest and wellness communities, residence areas and dining options.

Get Involved

From student organizations to leadership and community service opportunities, getting involved is easy at UMass Amherst.


UMass Amherst students come from every state and over 70 countries.  Here you’ll find a variety of organizations and programs that highlight and celebrate diversity.

Support for Students

No matter what you need or what you're going through, there are people and programs to help.

Sports and Recreation

Division I sports, student-run sports clubs, intramurals, fitness and wellness programs, and state-of-the-art work-out facilities.  It’s all here.

Arts and Entertainment

Whether you want to participate in the arts or entertainment, or just enjoy a spot in the audience, you’ll have dozens of opportunities.