Coronavirus Update: UMass Amherst has suspended all in-person classes, including laboratory, studio, capstone and graduate courses, until the end of the semester. Effective Monday, March 16 only weather-designated essential personnel should report to campus, unless contacted by a supervisor. Additional updates and resources can be found at

  • UMass Amherst students cross a bridge on the Mount Ida Campus

    UMass Amherst's vision for the Mount Ida Campus

    Deputy Chancellor and Chief Planning Officer Steve Goodwin answers some of the most frequently asked questions about bringing the Mount Ida Campus into the UMass Amherst community.


Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy


Welcome to the Mount Ida Campus

The Mount Ida Campus offers a wealth of opportunities for UMass Amherst students as they engage in their academic pursuits and prepare for meaningful and rewarding careers.

Read the chancellor's message.


Veterinary Technology Summer Pre-College program

Date: July 20 - July 24, 2020
Program length: 1 week.

The Veterinary Technology Summer Pre-College program invites rising junior and senior high school students to discover various aspects of the Veterinary Technology profession and the role of the veterinary technician within the larger context of veterinary medicine and animal care.
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Navigating campus

Academics at the Mount Ida Campus

Information about academic programs and the Wadsworth Library on the Mount Ida Campus.

Campus life at Mount Ida

Connect with campus safety, information technology, dining, health and counseling services, and mail delivery.

Shaw Hall

Information on services and staff at the Mount Ida Campus.

Student Life at Mount Ida

Office of Student Life at the Mount Ida Campus of the UMass Amherst.



Visit the Mount Ida Campus


Visiting the campus

The 72-acre University of Massachusetts Mount Ida Campus is located at 777 Dedham Street, Newton, MA. Approximately 8 miles from downtown Boston. The campus is accessible off Interstate 95 as well as via public transportation. 


Mount Ida Campus facilities


Interested in using Mount Ida Campus facilities?

Looking for space to hold meetings and events or locations for athletic events? 

Facilities and fields are available for rent on the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst for individuals and external organizations whose mission is consistent with that of the University.


The Mount Ida mustang statue


Former Mount Ida College students and alumni

Visit the main landing page for former students and alumni of Mount Ida College to obtain information regarding transcript requests and other transitional services.