We’re the New Student Orientation & Transitions (NSOT) Staff, and it’s our job – and our passion – to ease the transition to UMass Amherst for both you and your family. Our staff of professionals and current students are knowledgeable about and connected to the resources you’ll need as a new student. We’ll help you with orientation & your transition, introduce you to your school or college, share our campus values and expectations, and we’ll answer your questions along the way.
Dr. Pearson, Director
Elizabeth Conniff, Assistant Director
Rashawn McKenzie, Coordinator
Kim Allen, Coordinator
Breda Paton, Office Manager
Rissa Wade, Department Assistant
Staff are available Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 413-545-2621 or firstname.lastname@example.org