The Commonwealth Honors College Experience
As a Commonwealth Honors College student at UMass Amherst, you have the best of both worlds—the personalized experience of a small scholarly community and the resources of a major research university.
Community of Scholars
Commonwealth Honors College students benefit from a tight-knit community, close ties with faculty, small honors classes, value-added honors advising, and access to special programs, merit scholarships, and research grants.
Campus Full of Opportunities
As a CHC student, your world encompasses both the personalized experience of a small scholarly community and the extensive resources of the larger UMass Amherst community. Take advantage of all the cultural, athletic, and social activities that UMass Amherst offers. Consider serving in student government, playing on a sports team, writing for the Daily Collegian, running a student business, performing with the marching band, joining a fraternity or sorority, or discovering a new interest.