Commonwealth Honors College campus tours


Get to know more about UMass and what the Honors College has to offer you.


The best way to see what the University of Massachusetts and Commonwealth Honors College have to offer is to meet our students and admissions representatives and experience the campus.


ALL of Our In-person Activities are Suspended

We invite you to take a virtual tour of the campus and attend online events where you can interact, ask questions, and learn all about the many opportunities we have to offer.



Explore UMass Amherst

UMass Virtual Admissions

The Admissions Office provides information about how to apply to UMass Amherst, Cost and Financial Aid, and much more about what it’s like to be an undergraduate at UMass Amherst.

Undergraduate Admissions Counselors are Available to Help You.

In-person gatherings are currently canceled, but the Admissions Office is offering several online events. Visit the Virtual Experience pages for prospective first-year students or prospective transfer students to learn about applying to UMass Amherst and sign up for virtual admissions events.



Want to Know More About The HONORS Experience?

For immediate helpful information, explore Why Commonwealth Honors College.


Designed for intellectually curious students who are passionate about creating new knowledge—and about making a difference in their fields of study and in their communities.



Honors College Info Sessions

When you are ready to dive deeper into what the Honors College living and learning community has to offer, we would like to invite you to attend a virtual Commonwealth Honors College information session

**Virtual information sessions will not be offered this summer.**

Meet an Honors Student

Through small and focused sessions, students and families who would like to make Commonwealth Honors College their destination of choice have a chance to meet Honors students who can share first-hand experiences and knowledge about resources available. You will get a real flavor for the opportunities and advantages here—not to mention an opportunity to ask what a virtual Honors experience is has been like.

Registration for Commonwealth Honors College information sessions will begin again in the early fall season.


Map of walking route to Commonwealth Honors College


Commonwealth Honors College is located at:

157 Commonwealth Avenue
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA  01003

The administrative building for the college is called "Commonwealth Honors College" and is located within the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community.

Walking Directions from the Robsham Memorial Center for Visitors

  1. Orient yourself by finding the W.E.B. DuBois library (the tall brick building in the center of campus) and walk toward it.
  2. As you approach the library and pass the Old Chapel, turn left between the Goodell Building and South College building and walk down the hill.
  3. The Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community is on your left.