The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Important Information for Newly Admitted Students

For those who have been admitted - Congratulations! 

We are pleased to welcome you to our community of talented and intellectually curious students and scholars. At UMass Amherst, you will have the opportunity to pursue your passions, discover new opportunities, stretch your mind, and prepare to make an impact on the world. 

We encourage you to use all of our available resources during this important decision-making time. Please let us know if we can be of assistance.

Spring 2021 Campus Tours

In anticipation of welcoming students in the fall 2021 class to campus, we are excited to announce that on-campus tours have resumed! 

Tours will be conducted in groups no larger than 15 people. This will allow us to give a more specialized experience, while following state and university safety protocols.


Accept your offer of admission and complete the enrollment process.

Events for Admitted Students

We're offering a range of virtual events to give you the opportunity to learn about the UMass experience and get your questions answered.

Admitted Student Virtual Experience

Until campus re-opens, we invite admitted students to learn more about UMass Amherst by taking a virtual tour and watching videos from students and programs around campus.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to common questions that admitted UMass Amherst students ask.

Exploratory Track Program

The Exploratory Track Program is for all students who have been accepted for admission to UMass Amherst as undeclared majors.

New Students Orientation (NSO)

NSO helps make sure you’re prepared for the academic challenges and engaging social life that await when you move to campus.

Parent Services

Check out this helpful resource that enables families to easily stay informed of campus happenings. 

Resources for Admitted Students

A comprehensive list of campus resources to help students and parents navigate the college decision process.

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Note: UMass Amherst does not mail admissions decisions, but we will notify you via email when your decision is ready. Throughout the admissions cycle you will receive important emails from UMass Amherst. To ensure that these get into your inbox, please be sure to add the domain to your email provider's approved sender lists.

All decisions can be found on your Student Status Page under the Status Update section. If you need log-in assistance, please see the “Forgot Your Password” link.