Housing Options for Transfer Students

Living at UMass Amherst, you will find it easy to get involved with campus activities, get to know faculty, and find leadership opportunities. You will live in a community environment in which collaboration leads to academic success. You will have access to resources, informed professionals, and supportive student staff who can answer questions, help you navigate campus, and much more. 

Explore our diverse on-campus living options below to help you find your community at UMass Amherst. If you are not planning to live on campus and are an incoming freshmen, please view the Housing Requirement and Exemption information.

Explore these on-campus options:

Break Housing

Students who need on campus housing during the weeks of Thanksgiving, winter, or spring break should consider Break Housing.

Defined Residential Communities

Different communities of students who share interests, ethnicity, or identity are available in residential areas. 

Special Housing Options

Options for living arrangements such as quiet floors and gender inclusive housing are available in specific residential locations.

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