Residential Life at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the largest on campus housing systems in the United States. Over 13,000 students live in 52 residence halls including traditional residence halls, suites and apartments throughout campus. Our residence halls range in size from 150 to 550 residents and we guarantee housing for first year students. In all of our halls we provide opportunities for students to integrate residential, academic and social life, while promoting positive involvement within the campus community. Within our safe and well-maintained halls, UMass Amherst Residential Life is a national leader in creating a dynamic residential experience that is engaging, socially just, and inclusive. Students and families are encouraged to use our site to gather information about residence hall assignment processes and to learn more about our residential programs, facilities and staff.