Welcome to the UMass Amherst community and the Office of Parent Services. We are here to assist parents with questions, help you stay in touch with campus happenings, and serve as a resource to you through our website, electronic newsletter, and facebook page.

We look forward to working with you as partners in your student’s education.


University Health Services (UHS) has issued an update to the campus community on Meningitis Vaccine Clinics Scheduled on Campus. You can read the message here.

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Living On and Off Campus

Living On Campus

Living on campus is one of the most transformative and valuable college experiences. Students engage and learn in a setting of peers with diverse experiences and viewpoints. We think living on campus is one of the best decisions a student can make and we’ve narrowed it down to a few key reasons why.