About Parent & Family Services

Our Mission:

Parent & Family Services is here to partner with you in working toward student success and provide resources, services, and programs that enhance parent and family involvement.

We provide parents and families with:

  • An E-Newsletter about timely issues, campus happenings, important dates, and tips.
  • A helpful, knowledgeable staff, to respond to your phone call or email.
  • A place to contact when you don't know where to go.
  • Events such as Parent/Family Ready for the U, Parent/Family Fall Welcome to the U, and Family Weekend.
  • Webinar series
  • The UMass Amherst Parents Facebook page.
  • Opportunities to volunteer at sponsored events and/or join the Parent Advisory Council.