Information for Mount Ida Students

The University of Massachusetts has created this website to assist current Mount Ida students with information regarding transfer admissions and curriculum policies, deadlines, and contact information for the various UMass campuses. We hope you find this information helpful. Please feel free to use the Resource Guide provided to contact any of the individual campus offices directly with your questions.

All questions about transfer admissions should be referred to the respective Admissions Offices. The Admissions officers will coordinate with appropriate personnel within departments to provide transfer advice and academic counseling.

Specialized Programs

Specialized Programs
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Interior Architecture and Design (IA+D) and Fashion Design
  • Commercial Photography


Transfer Admissions

The transfer admissions application deadline is September 1, 2018 for UMass Amherst, UMass Dartmouth, and UMass Lowell and August 27, 2018 for UMass Boston.

Transfer of Credits

Credit Transfer

UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth, and UMass Lowell have committed to maximizing credit transfer for Mount Ida students.

Residency Requirements


UMass Amherst, UMass Dartmouth, and UMass Lowell have waived their 45-credit residency requirement for Mount Ida students.


Housing and Dining

Learn about housing and dining options for UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth, and UMass Lowell.

Mt. Ida Wadsworth Library

Mt. Ida Wadsworth Library

The Wadsworth Library at the Mt. Ida Campus of UMass Amherst in Newton is available whether you need research help, want to borrow or access resources, or print an article.