We do everything in our power to encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion by way of promoting social progress and social justice. As a public land-grant institution, UMass Amherst has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people and to demonstrate a commitment to inclusion of historically underrepresented groups. We are committed to ensuring freedom of expression and dialogue among diverse groups in a community defined by mutual respect. We seek to overcome biases based on race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and religion, and to create and ensure a respectful, safe, and inclusive campus for all members of the community.
Values at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Amherst, as a public land-grant institution, has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, while demonstrating our commitment to inclusion of historically underrepresented groups.