Your Cultural Centers

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The Cultural Centers are your home away from home and hub for collaborations with student organizations, defined residential communities and academic programs.

You are welcome to take advantage of study hours, success coaching, educational programs, cultural celebrations and research fellowships. Check out the links on the left for more information on each of the four Cultural Centers: Josephine White Eagle, Latinx, Malcolm X and Yuri Kochiyama.


To affirm the cultural expression, pride and engagement of students of color through:

• Programs that celebrate cultural traditions

• Programs that deepen students' understanding of their own and others' multifaceted identities

• Nurturing and welcoming spaces for studying and meeting new people

• Resource referral to support student success

















Job Opportunities at CMASS:  Applicatiuon Deadline Extended to July 16, 2021
CMASS offers a work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion and provides leadership opportunities to all our student staff. Application is now going on for the following positions:

Multimedia Journalist
Programming Assistant

CMASS seeks  a full time, registered UMASS Amherst undergraduate student in good standing enrolled in a degree program. The student applicant must attend the required Fall and Spring staff trainings. Training dates to be determined. Extracurricular activities on campus and other employment or office positions may not exceed 10hrs a week and must not interfere with job responsibilities. Excellent, organizational, oral, and written communication skills.

For more information:

Application materials for submission:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter
3. Contact information for 2 references
Email application materials to Please enter in the subject line the name of the position you are applying for. 

DEADLINE: jULY 16,   2021