New Graduate Students

Welcome to the UMass Graduate School!

A view of the library and Old Chapel in the spring with lots of green leafy trees.


Welcome to the UMass Graduate School (WUGS)!

To help you prepare for life as a graduate student, we’ve developed a series of programs and resources to Welcome you to UMass Graduate School (WUGS)!

The main event is WUGS, an in-person orientation experience for incoming students will be held right before the start of the fall semester. WUGS 2024 will be held on Friday, August 30th! 

2024 WUGS Schedule