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Sign up for the New Student Orientation (NSO) which begins the week of June 7, and learn more about what you need to do before the Fall 2021 semester. If you are an incoming Journalism major, you will be contacted by your advisor the week before your orientation to arrange an academic advising appointment to select fall classes. Beth Wallace and John Ciampa are the Journalism Department's advisors, though John will be the primary advisor helping students over the summer. Feel free to reach out to him if you have any questions.

View the profile of UMass Journalism alum Nia Decaille '15, an SEO editor at The New York Times, a writer and proof that storytelling is a skill worth having.

UMass Amherst has named ten members of the graduating Class of 2021 as 21st Century Leaders, including journalism senior Joanna Buoniconti. Students were honored for their exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership at the Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 14.

"We draw on proud journalistic traditions so our students can tell the stories of our community bravely, ethically and creatively."

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

Read the Monday Memo to keep up with the latest from the Journalism Department.

Tours of the Journalism Department are offered Monday through Thursday. To request a tour, fill out this form.

Journalism Department
S414 Integrative Learning Center
650 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003