The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Teaching, Learning & Curriculum

Academic Program Development

The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers more than 200 degree programs (many with one or more concentrations satisfying degree requirements), scores of minors and certificate programs, and thousands of courses. It is largely through these offerings that the intellectual liveliness of the campus is experienced and described, and the curriculum constantly changes and adapts to reflect advances in knowledge and emerging student needs. more...

UMass Textbook Information

To comply with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 and to allow students to maximize their savings when ordering textbooks, faculty should enter their course materials information into the Course Materials tool no later than the day before the first day of registration for a given term. more...

Faculty First Year Seminar

Information on Faculty First Year Seminars can be found on the Student Success website.


The University of Massachusetts Amherst maintains a comprehensive program of student outcomes assessment to serve the campus community in evaluating student learning and program effectiveness. more...