UMass Amherst is committed to offering quality services and support programs for student veterans, active military, and their families. Various veterans' benefits are available to support your educational goals. 

Current and prospective students can learn more at the UMass Veteran Educational Benefits page.  We have a full set of pages about Veteran Services at UMass, including certification requirements.

If you have questions about veteran educational benefits, you can also contact UMass Amherst’s Certifying Official, Lynn Gates.  Email Lynn at or call 413-545-5792.

As a member of the Stockbridge and UMass communities, you are invited to stop by the Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC) located in Dickinson Hall (up Hicks Way from the Recreation Center) in Rooms 18-19.

The SVRC hosts a variety of workshops throughout the year such as "Preparing for Course Registration" and "Translating Your Military Experience to a Civilian Resume."   Veteran staff members are available during regular office hours if you have questions.  You'll find the SVRC is a comfortable place to study, relax, meet other student veterans, learn about and access resources, or just have a cup of coffee!