Welcome to the UMass Amherst community and the Office of Parent Services. We are here to assist families 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.

Recent Communication

Use the links below to review an archive of messages sent this semester. 

Parent & Family E-Newsletters

University Communications to Students

University Communications to Campus Community

Timely Topic

Financial Aid Timeline for Continuing Students

With a new year comes a new set of financial responsibilities for students and their families. Financial Aid Services is happy to help answer questions and provide assistance. The timeline below provides a look at the financial aid-related happenings and events coming up between now and mid-summer, as well as some helpful tips for the upcoming academic year.

January - File the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).