Updated March 19, 2021
The University Career Centers are available with online resources, job and internship postings, and phone or Skype appointments. Contact Career Services at email@example.com, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CARES Act Emergency Financial Aid Grant
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides emergency funds to universities, including UMass Amherst, to directly support students whose lives and educations have been disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. This federal funding is designed to prioritize students with the greatest need. More information about the CARES Act.
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) is providing mental health services by phone and on Zoom. See the CCPH website for more information.
Center for Women and Community
Dean of Students
The Dean of Students Office and Student Conduct and Community Standards Office are maintaining operations and services. Visit the Dean of Students site for more information.
Microgrants and Short Term Emergency Loans
The Undergraduate Student Emergency Grant Program and the Foster Student Success Fund Grant (Microgrant) provides emergency microgrants to matriculated undergraduate students experiencing unexpected financial emergencies, hardship, and/or unforeseen personal/family emergencies. Apply for a microgrant.
The Dean of Students Office also extends short-term loans to matriculated undergraduate and graduate students for temporary financial emergencies, hardship, and/or unforeseen personal/family emergencies. Apply for an emergency loan.
Off Campus Student Life
The Off Campus Student Center is closed to all in-person visitors until further notice. This includes any walk-in advising. The Center is still available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and will respond within one business day. See the Off Campus Student Life site for more information.
The Ombuds Office is operating remotely, available by phone, email, and video conference. Contact the officeMonday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 413-545-0867 or at email@example.com. See the Ombuds site for more information.
On March 17, 2021, the Recreation Center and Curry Hicks Pool both reopened and are available to students who show proof of compliance with university COVID-19 testing protocols via a green check mark in their Campus Health Hub app. Please visit the Campus Recreation site for more information, incuding current hours of operation.