The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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COVID tour cancellations

We are cancelling our Information Sessions and Campus Tours through June 20.

At that time, we will reassess the situation with COVID-19 and resume our events if the situation allows. For now, please visit our Virtual Experience for Prospective Students page to get much of the information you would have received during an on-campus visit.


Fall Visit Days

Every Autumn we host special events for geared towards prospective students and their families before the state of the application cycle. It's a great opportunity to be on campus and see first-hand what UMass Amherst has to offer! Registration opens in August.

  • Saturday, Sep. 21
  • Sunday, Sep. 29
  • Sunday, Oct. 6
  • Saturday, Oct. 12
  • Sunday, Oct. 27

Info Sessions and Campus Tours

Interested in applying? Learn more about the application and review process from one of our Admissions Representatives during a 40 minute information session.

Information sessions are followed by a student-led 90 minute walking tour to learn all about the UMass campus. Check out the Visitors Center website to get more information on session times, registration, and important details for your visit. 

Schedule a Information Session or Campus Tour

Visits with Academic Departments

Some departments across campus offer prospective students and their families opportunities to visit and learn more about their program. 

Schedule a visit with an academic department

UMass Comes to You

The Admissions Office will host a number of off-campus receptions for interested students and their parents each fall and spring.

See if we will be in your area.

Amherst: A Great College Town

Amherst was named the top college town in North America in 2009!  The town really has it all, and it will be your home as a UMass Amherst student.

Find out what the area has to offer.