International Graduate Student Resources

International Programs Office (IPO) 

UMass Amherst International Students



Handbook for International Students

Student Life Single-Stop Resources

Housing for graduate students on campus 

UMass Amherst Family Housing for graduate students (North Village)
Family Housing follows the Massachusetts State Sanitary Code.
Heating System Information: The landlord must provide and maintain a heating system in good operating order. From September 16 to June 14, every room must be heated to a temperature of at least 68 (degrees) F between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. and at least 64 (degrees) F between the hours of 11:01 p.m. and 6:59 a.m. unless the tenant is required to supply the fuel under a written lease agreement. During the heating season, the maximum heat allowable in the apartment is 78 (degrees) F.
For information about UMass Amherst Family Housing rents:

Lincoln Apartments
For students without families 

Off Campus Housing 
Resources and information about living off campus

Parking and Transportation
UMass Transit operates PVTA buses for the Five Colleges as well as the towns of Amherst, Belchertown, Deerfield, Granby, Hadley, Northampton, South Hadley, and Sunderland. PVTA bus service is free for UMass students in Amherst (except the B 45 in summer)

PVTA Bus Schedule