Take the next step toward your career goals
As a public land-grant university, the University of Massachusetts is here to provide access to higher education to people from all walks of life.Explore academics
World-class faculty and resources
The Center is your portal into UMass Amherst, one of the world’s top academic research institutions. You’ll be taught by the same outstanding UMass faculty and have access to the university’s vast resources.
A space created with students' needs in mind
A 26,000-square foot space in the heart of Springfield, the Center has the ability to hold 900 students, faculty, and staff. It has classrooms equipped for both on-site and distance learning, small-group meeting spaces, executive boardrooms, laboratories, lounge spaces, and more.
The Springfield Advantage
In the spotlight
"With TEACH 180 Days in Springfield, I had a teacher mentor, got hands-on classroom experience and earned my Master’s degree in one year–all while taking classes at the Springfield Center."
Regional economic vitality
Three of the region’s long-term economic development strategies are built around talent, business development, and collaboration.Our plan for progress