Save essential contacts in your phone so you can reach help swiftly in cases of distress. Important resources are listed below:


For life-threatening emergencies, call 911 or UMPD (if on UMass Amherst campus)

  • UMass Police (Emergency): 413-545-3111
  • UMass Center for Counseling and Psychological Health Crisis Hotline: 413-545-2337
  • Amherst Fire Department: 413-259-3082
  • Suicide and Crisis Hotline: 988
  • Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
  • Animal Poison Control: 888-426-4435


  • UMass Police (Non-emergency): 413-545-2121
  • UMass Environmental Health and Safety: 413-545-2682
  • UMass Facilities Service Center (UMass Amherst campus facilities): 413-545-6401
  • UMass Safety Escorts: 413-545-2123

UMass Support Services

Report a Concern

Anonymous witness form: If you have information that you believe should be shared with UMPD and wish to remain anonymous, you may fill out an anonymous witness form.

Bias Incident Report: Students, faculty, and staff can report incidents of discrimination to the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

General Incident Report: Students, faculty, and staff can report incidents relating to hit and runs, identify theft, theft, traffic complaints, and vandalism to the UMass Police Department. 

Student Support Request & Referral: to request assistance from the Dean of Students Office for yourself or a student you know.