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UMass Amherst Revises Fall Reopening Plan

Worsening national conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic prompt the university to make a major reduction in the size of the campus population.

Stringent Approach Required as Pandemic Spreads

  • Measures Focus on Safeguarding Health

  • Only Students in Face-to-Face Courses Will Have Campus Access

  • Off-Campus Students Urged Not to Return to Amherst

  • Wide-Ranging Testing Protocols Being Implemented

  • International Students Will Be Accommodated

  • Research Laboratories to Remain Open

Recent News

Dean of Libraries Simon Neame sends an update on UMass Libraries activities and services this fall and thanks donors for their generous support.

Brandi Hephner LaBanc, ​​vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life, writes to UMass Amherst students about recent trends in COVID-19 testing are giving her reason for concern.

UMass Amherst public health officials released data today that shows a cluster of 13 UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus this week.

Chancellor Subbaswamy describes how the campus is embarking upon an inclusive and deliberative planning process for the upcoming spring semester.