The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Visit Campus

UMass Amherst in the spring

There really is no better way to get a feel for a campus than being there in person and soaking in the environment. When you visit the University of Massachusetts Amherst, you'll talk to student tour guides who will provide you with insight about what it's like to be a student here. You'll walk past the campus pond, where you'll envision yourself relaxing or studying under some trees. You'll eat our award-winning food - rated # 1 in campus dining by the Princeton review! You'll tour our incredible new energy-efficient buildings with the newest technologies to enhance learning. And you will really be able to picture yourself at UMass if this is the right fit for you.

Sold yet? Schedule a campus visit online.

Visit the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS) can arrange visits for admitted students in SBS majors or the SBS Exploratory Track only. Students exploring an interest in applying to UMass should first schedule a campus-wide visit.

SBS visits are offered Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, during the fall and spring semesters. Please note that an SBS visit will only be available when staffing allows, and requests should be made at least 10 days in advance.

Please complete this form to allow us to gather some information about your visit needs and connect you with the appropriate staff and resources. After completing the linked form, you can expect a follow-up response within 24–48 hours to arrange for your visit.

Spring open house events

During the spring semester, UMass Amherst holds a series of open house events for admitted students. These events are a great way for students and their families to learn more about UMass and SBS before finalizing their college choice. Spend the day touring the campus, meeting faculty in SBS majors, and hearing from SBS students and staff. More details about these events can be found here.


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