The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Meet our students and admissions representatives, see campus, and learn about the application process! In-person gatherings are currently cancelled, but we're offering several online events where you can interact, ask questions, and learn all about the UMass Amherst experience.

On-Going Admissions Events

Interested in applying? Join an Online Information Session to learn all about the application process, and what our admissions counselors are looking for.

Interested in applying? Join us for a Transfer Thursday Session to learn all about the application process, and what our admissions counselors are looking for.

Students transferring from a Massachusetts community college after completing their associate degree can join us for a MassTransfer Monday session.

Curious about UMass Amherst? During the Virtual Student Guided UMass Visit you'll spend an hour with current students, hear about their experiences, and learn more about all the university has to offer.

UMass Spotlight Webinar Series is a 30-minute virtual program for prospective students, held each Wednesday. Led by UMass Amherst admissions counselors and campus partners, our webinar will allow you to receive first-hand experience and information about the UMass campus and its community.

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These 40-minute sessions are available to international high school counselors and their students. Topics covered include: information about UMass, admission requirements, SAT/ ACT test-optional, academic programs, campus life, cost of attendance, and merit scholarships.

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An opportunity for international students to speak with an international admissions counselor about the application process, admissions requirements, and any other questions about UMass.

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Ready, Set, Apply! is a half-day virtual program for high school seniors. Led by UMass admissions and financial aid counselors, seniors receive firsthand experience navigating the college application process through a series of interactive workshops.
During our hour-long URep UMass: Real Talk, you’ll have the opportunity to ask our Admission Diversity Fellows questions about the UMass student experience, and learn tips and tricks that will help you finalize your application to UMass Amherst.  
This student-only virtual space is for all prospective students, though especially insightful for students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, including first generation and LGBTQ+ students. 

Group Events & College Fairs

Check out UMass Amherst at one of the upcoming virtual college fairs hosted by the National Association for College Admissions Counseling!

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Visits With Academic Departments

Many of the academic majors, schools and colleges at UMass offer info sessions, open houses and other opportunities to connect and learn more. We encourage students to contact the department they are interested in!

Upcoming Events

Dance Department Open House
December 2, 2020

Amherst - A Great College Town!


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.