The University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Student 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: the social and cultural life you’ll find in the residence halls. Beyond your campus home, the options are endless!

Residential Life

Learn more about living on campus including details about 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. The University offers 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 or just enjoy a spot in the audience, you’ll have dozens of opportunities.