Our award winning UMass Bake Shop offers fresh, authentic baked good to all of our campus operations as well as the campus community. Whether you’re looking for simple breads and rolls, elegant cakes and pastries or rustic pies and tarts you’ve come to the right place. We’re sure you’ll find something delicious you’re looking for.
You can find a list of all our Auxiliary Enterprises department contacts and websites below.
Award Winning UMass Dining is the largest and most talked about collegiate dining program in America. We are committed to providing healthy, flavorful, world cuisine using freshly prepared, sustainable ingredients. Voted #1 Best Campus food for the second year in a row by the Princeton Review, we welcome you to visit our website for a complete list of on campus locations. It will be a pleasure serving you!
Part of Award Winning UMass Dining and with over 30 retail dining operations to choose from, we welcome you to visit our cafes, markets, late night and food truck locations! From locally roasted coffee to handcrafted gelato to the freshest sushi in the northeast, you will find a world of choices unparalleled to anything you’ve experienced before.
UMass Dining hosts an annual 5K Dash & Dine on the UMass campus every April. Open to the campus community and the general public, the run/walk is held to raise funds for our neighbors in need at the Amherst Survival Center (ASC). Stay tuned for registration deadlines and more!
Our vision is to move beyond sustainability globally to serve as the model for institutions to follow, worldwide. Our mission is to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to increase the sustainability of our campus foodservices' facilities and operations. We leverage resources, visibility, and leadership to propel the campus sustainability movement at UMass and beyond.
Hospitality & Events
Campus Center Events Office
The Campus Center Events Office is designed to provide a one-stop shopping for all things hospitality! To book your wedding, make a reservation for a catered function, order Dining Common meals or book your next event space, we’ve got you covered.
From initial planning and budget development to logistics, on-site program management and post-conference reporting, UMass Conference Services hosts events for The University, as well as private- and public-sector groups from all over the world.
Rated the best hotel in Amherst, and seated in the center of the picturesque UMass Amherst campus, Hotel UMass blends a tranquil countryside escape with the bustling energy of campus life, making it your ideal destination when staying in the area. During your stay, you will enjoy first-class accommodations and exceptional service.
The Commonwealth Restaurant
We proudly welcome you to joins us at The Commonwealth. Located on the top floor of the newly constructed Worcester Commons, our elegantly modern restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere featuring beautiful views of campus. Come be waited on by delightful and diligent staff while enjoying our delicious, fresh, local, and sustainable menu. Whether you’re hosting a private event, or simply grabbing a bite to eat, dining with us is an experience worth repeating.
If you would like to book a table or make a general reservation please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-545-0255.
As one of the Pioneer Valley’s best catering services, we look forward to helping you create an event that you and your guests will remember forever. We offer an outstanding array of dining and beverage options to meet the varied needs of the community. From coffee breaks to business luncheons to elegantly served dinners to the perfect wedding reception, UMass Catering can do it all.
UMass UClub Boston
Learn more about our private social club in Boston, and a useful business tool for alumni, faculty and friends of the University of Massachusetts. When considering where to bring important clients to dinner, celebrate a milestone birthday or even host your wedding reception, our convenient downtown location with incredible city skyline views has to be at the top of your list.
HR & Administration
The Department of Finance and Business Services provides a variety of financial and business services to Auxiliary Enterprises to ensure accountability, accuracy, transparency and to maximize the utilization of assets through the effective management of resources.
It is the mission of the Human Resources Department through collaboration with all areas of Auxiliary Enterprises to develop, implement and support programs and processes that add value to the division and its employees. Human Resources will provide services in support of Auxiliary Enterprises vision by promoting the concept that our employees are one of our most valuable resources and will be treated as such. The office of Human Resources is dedicated to the highest quality of customer service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride.
The Marketing Department creates and shapes the visual expression and voice of the UMass Auxiliary Enterprises brand through a number of channels and initiatives. Our team manages all websites within the department as well as our entire social media presence. We provide the tools and resources to each of our departments to effectively serve our brand.
Purchasing & Logistics
The Purchasing Department is responsible for procuring all goods and services used in the many business units within our department. We work hand in hand with the central procurement office on campus to ensure rules and regulations of both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the UMass Amherst Campus are followed.
Gifts From Home
“Gifts From Home” are care packages you can send directly to your student. Packages include birthdays, cupcakes, cookies, gourmet baskets, welcome bags and more! The packages can be picked up from 3 convenient locations on campus.
Show your UMass pride all year long with our authentic collegiate apparel. The UMass Store is here to help you find your favorite UMass gear, graduation gifts, technology and more!