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UMass Financial Aid Services
https://www.umass.edu/umfa/

Help students and families identify and apply to federal, state, and university financial aid programs and scholarships and oversees the Student Employment Office which maintains the Student Job Board

Address: 181 Presidents Dr

Address 2: 243 Whitemore Administratoin Building

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: finaid@finaid.umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-0801

Operating Agency: UMass Financial Aid Services
UMass Fine Arts Center
https://fac.umass.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam%3A%3AWScontent%3A%3AloadArticle...

Provides single project/event grants and mini grants to UMass groups and organizations involved in art related events which meet specified funding criteria listed on their website.

Address: 130 Hicks Way

Address 2: 10 Curryhicks

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: acouncil@acad.umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-0132

Operating Agency: UMass Arts Council
UMass Graduate Employee Organization (GEO)
https://www.geouaw.org/contact-geo/

The GEO is the union for graduate employees at UMass Amherst and works to mediate grievances between employees and their employers.

Address: 1 Campus Center Way

Address 2: 911 Campus Center

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: geo@umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-0705

Operating Agency: UMass Graduate Employee Organization (GEO)
UMass Graduate Student Senate
https://www.umass.edu/gss/

A student-run and finance governance body at UMass which represents and advocates on behalf of graduate students. Provide a variety of programming, events, resources, and opportunities to enhance graduate student experience. Facilitates graduate student organizations (GSOs) and administers various programs such as the Child Care Assistance Program and Graduate Women's Network.

Address: 1 Campus Center Way

Address 2: 919 Campus Center

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: gss-info@grad.umass.edu

Operating Agency: UMass Graduate Student Senate
UMass International Programs Office
https://www.umass.edu/ipo/staff

Provide advice, information and referrals for all international students and scholars and advising and coordination for any students who wish to study abroad. Offer advisors, workshops, and comprehensive list of scholarship options to help students budget and afford studying abroad.

Address: 70 Butterfield Terr

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: abroad@ipo.umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-2710

Other Phone: (413) 545-5247 (Advising Center)

Operating Agency: UMass International Programs Office
Umass Learning Resource Center
https://www.umass.edu/lrc/tutoring.html

Offer course specific academic support including one on one tutoring

Address: 154 Hicks Way

Address 2: 10th Floor, W.E.B. Du Bois Library

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: lrc@acad.umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-5334

Operating Agency: UMass Learning Resource Center
UMass Off-Campus Student Life
https://www.umass.edu/offcampuslife/

Programs include Party Smart, Walk This Way, and Team Positive Presence. Provide online listings for local housing accommodations open to the public, walk-in advising services, and Off-Campus Certification Course. Volunteer opportunities available.

Address: 130 Hicks Way

Address 2: 103 Bartlett Hall

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: OCSC@sacl.umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 577-1005

Operating Agency: UMass Off-Campus Student Life
UMass Office of Human Resources
https://www.umass.edu/humres/

Offer consulting assistance to help managers and supervisors build a sense of common interest and achieve department and university objectives, help employees build career resilience and attain professional objectives, build a climate in which differences are accepted and valued and where employees are respected and treated fairly, and promote an environment that supports healthy, balanced, and safe lifestyles.

Address: 181 Presidents Dr

Address 2: 330 Whitmore Administration Building

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: askHR@umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-1396

Operating Agency: UMass Office of Human Resources
UMass Office of Information Technologies (OIT)
https://www.umass.edu/it/services

Provide all UMass students and staff with support in regards to technology. This includes account information, classroom technologies, computer and information security, copyright and fair use, discounts, instructional technologies, IT support services, network connectivity, online file storage and collaboration, policies, printing, software, SPIRE, telephones, web services, and workshops/trainings.

Address: 740 North Pleasant St

Address 2: A109 Lederle GRC Lowrise

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: it@umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-9400

Operating Agency: UMass Office of Information Technologies (OIT)
UMass Office of Religious and Spiritual Life
https://www.umass.edu/orsl/

Offers a range of educational programs, individual and institutional advocacy, interfaith dialogue, and other bridge-building activities designed to foster an informed, caring, and supportive campus community for students of all backgrounds and beliefs. Oversee multiple interfaith programs and meditation groups open to all students, staff, and faculty.

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: orsl@umass.edu

Operating Agency: UMass Office of Religious and Spiritual Life
UMass Ombuds Office
http://www.umass.edu/ombuds/

Assist faculty, staff, and students to prevent, identify, manage, and resolve campus-related conflicts and concerns, and provide workshops about conflict and communication skills.

Address: 1 Campus Center Way

Address 2: 823 Campus Center

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: ombuds@umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-0867

Operating Agency: UMass Ombuds Office
UMass Psychological Services Center
https://www.umass.edu/psc/

Provides adult, child individual, child, couples, and group therapy options for low fees. Offer a comprehensive list of assessment services such as learning disability testing, streamlined ADHD assessment, and school admission testing.

Address: 135 Hicks Way

Address 2: Tobin 123

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Main Phone: (413) 577-0041

Operating Agency: UMass Psychological Services Center
UMass Student Legal Services Office
https://www.umass.edu/slso/

Offer free, confidential advice and/or referrals for most legal matters affecting students, provides high-quality counseling, advice, research, education, representation, and referral services for all fee-paying students. Other services include advising students and groups regarding civil rights law, participates in training programs for students and staff in order to address issues of diversity and multiculturalism on campus, and have internships for undergraduate legal assistants.

Address: 1 Campus Center Way

Address 2: 922 Campus Center

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: slso@umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-1995

Operating Agency: UMass Student Legal Services Office
UMass Student Parent Programs
https://www.umass.edu/ofr/

Offer support and advocation for students who are parents by connecting them to university and community resources and host events, assistance applying for a childcare subsidy, and connection to child care services.

Address: 130 Hicks Way

Address 2: 103 Bartlett Hall

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: studentparent@umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 577-1005

Operating Agency: UMass Student Parent Programs
UMass Student Veterans Resource Center
https://www.umass.edu/veterans/

Assists veterans, guardsmen, and reservists utilize educational benefits, helps students make the transitions between active military duty and the university, provides institutional advocacy, information, certification services, runs a central location for processing benefits and making referral, and is a place for veteran students to relax and/or study.

Address: 155 Hicks Way

Address 2: 19 Dickinson Hall

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: veteranservices@sacl.umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-0939

Other Phone: (413) 545-5792 (Benefits Certification)

Operating Agency: UMass Veterans Services
UMass University Health Services
https://www.umass.edu/uhs/

Provides comprehensive health and wellness services including, but not limitied to: acupuncture, allergy shots, eye care, immunizations, laboratory testing, nutrition services, obstetrics and gynecology, optical services, orthopedics, pediatrics, physical health, public health, radiology, sexual health, speciality services, sports medicine, tobacco treatment, transgender health, travel medicine, and women's health. Other services include full-service UHS pharmacy, billing and insurance department, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program.

Address: 150 Infirmary Way

Address 2: University Health Services

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Main Phone: (413) 577-5000

Other Phone: (413) 577-5229 (Triage Advice Nurse)

Operating Agency: UMass University Health Services
UMass Workplace Learning & Development
https://www.umass.edu/wld/about

Promotes employee and organizational growth, development, and empowerment by providing coaching, consultations, customized workshops, meeting and strategic planning, and online self-guided learning services. Option to request a service for specific circumstances tailored to organization.

Address: 140 Hicks Way

Address 2: 303 Goodell

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01003

Email: wld@admin.umass.edu

Main Phone: (413) 545-1787

Operating Agency: UMass Workplace Learning & Development
United Way of Pioneer Valley
https://www.uwhampshire.org/

Offer services including help finding resources, money and tax help, diaper distribution sites, and prescription medication discounts. Volunteer opportunities available.

Address: 71 King St

Address 3: Northampton, MA, 01061

Email: info@uwhampshire.org

Main Phone: (413) 584-3962

Operating Agency: United Way of Pioneer Valley
United Way of Pioneer Valley
https://www.chd.org

Offer services including emotional & behavioral health, addiction recovery, child development & advocacy, community care & support, housing, hunger & family support, youth welfare & court-guided supports, and intellectual & developmental disability supports.

Address: 332 Birnie Ave

Address 3: Springfield, MA, 01107

Main Phone: (844) 243-4357

Hotline: (413) 586-5555

Operating Agency: United Way of Pioneer Valley
USDA Rural Development
https://www.rd.usda.gov/ma

Offer funding for cooperatives, loans for business and community facilities in rural communities, energy programs (renewable, biofuel, etc.), single and multi-family housing loans, telecom programs, water and environmental programs, and USDA LINC Training & Resource Library

Address: 451 West St

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01002

Main Phone: (413) 253-4300

Operating Agency: USDA Rural Development

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