We know how challenging it is to manage the task of pursuing your academic goals and cultural adjustments once you are on campus. We have outlined an array of resources on and off campus to help you navigate the process.
There are a wide variety of programs and offices at UMass Amherst that assist students with maintaining health and wellness, adjusting to student life, and staying connected and developing community on campus. Students can search resources by following the links below:
The International Programs Office is here to help you make the best of your time in Western Massachusetts. We have outlined useful community resources to help you adjust culturally, find child care and enjoy local events and activities.
International Parents and Families
The International Programs Office would like to see you stay connected with your student and stay informed with campus happenings.
Programs & ESL
There are many great opportunities on campus to make life-time friendships, join student clubs, and improve your english!
Resources that provide additional information and support can be found here (includes Social Security application information, Certificate of Attendance, RMV/Massachusetts Driver's License information, and other helpful resources).