The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Benefit Programs

Benefit Programs

The provost’s academic personnel team administers certain benefit programs available only to eligible faculty and librarians. For other benefits—such as health, dental, and life insurance—please contact the university’s Department of Human Resources.

Information on Sabbatical leaves, Professional Improvement leaves, and Internal funding for Faculty.

Learn more about various kinds of leave, from parental to without pay.

Learn more about the various types of benefits available to faculty members through the collective bargaining agreement with the Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP).

Dates and Deadlines

View Personnel Action Deadlines section H for important dates regarding sabbatical leave.