Contact Us

Staff offices are located on the third floor of the Integrative Learning Center (ILC) and are closed between 12:00 and 1:00 pm for lunch. Please click here for a PDF map of the UMass Amherst campus.

*Note that as of March 2020, due to COVID-19, most staff have been working remotely. Please send an email if you have an inquiry.

Main Office

Department of Communication
Integrative Learning Center N310
650 N. Pleasant St.
University of Massachusetts

Amherst, MA 01003-1100

413 545-1311

fax: 413 545-6550
M-F 9:00am-5:00pm

All of the following listings use the same street address as above.

Department Administrator

Amanda Kimball
ILC N310
413 545-4314

Department Chair

Erica Scharrer
ILC N312

413 545-6339

Undergraduate Program

Allison Butler
Director of Undergraduate Advising/Undergrad Program Director
ILC N322
413 545-1311

Graduate Program

Kathleen Ready
Secretary to the Graduate Program Director
ILC N316

413 545-2795


Financial Records

Donna Berg
Accountant
ILC N314
413 545-2220 


Alumni & Development

Omadelle Nelson Bowser
Manager of Academic Programs

ILC N318
413 545-3539

Please fill out the alumni update form to stay connected to the Department.