Find Your Place

Here in SES, our students work alongside world-class faculty to investigate defining environmental and social questions of our time. 


School of Earth & Sustainability

Discover the Difference

SES Makes a Difference


Focus Your Passion


Choose Your Path


Be a Changemaker

Advance Sustainability

White House Champions of Change Winners

Our students won the Champions of Change award and met President Obama.

Top Earth Sciences Grad Program

Ranked one of the best Earth Sciences graduate programs according to U.S. News.


Our Arboriculture (AS, BS), Building & Construction Technology, and Turfgrass (AS, BS) Programs have nearly a 100% job placement rate for graduates.


Of SES students gain invaluable, hands-on experience through internships, field courses, and research experiences.


UMass Amherst ranked 8th best Agricultural University in the world.


Student leaders pushed UMass to become first major public university to divest from direct fossil fuel holdings.

Top Sustainability School

As the first specialized sustainability school on the East Coast, SES offers over 350 courses, co-curricular activities and research experiences focused on sustainability.

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Grow Your Knowledge

October 22, 6:30pm
Environmental Career Networking Event
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm
UMass Amherst
October 23, 4:30pm
Dr. Kat Milligan-Myhre, Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage Dr. Kat Milligan-Myhre is being hosted by the Department of Microbiology.
October 30, 4:00pm
Faculty Lightning Talks Integrated Learning Center Room S240
November 1, 12:15pm
Dr. Chelsea Rochman, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Dr. Chelsea Rochman is being hosted by the Department of Environmental Conservation.
November 12, 11:30am
Dr. Jennifer Biddle, Associate Professor, College of Earth, Ocean and Environment, University of Delaware Dr. Jennifer Biddle is being hosted by the Department of Microbiology.