Thank you for taking part!

13,706 members of the UMass Amherst community completed the 2016 Campus Climate Survey, supporting efforts to build a more respectful and inclusive campus environment for all. The report and survey data, along with input from four town hall forums held during the 2015-16 academic year, will be used to support and enrich the university’s Diversity Strategic Plan.

Fall semester: finish strong!

Get ​academic assistance from the Learning CommonsLearning Resource Center and Writing Center and emotional support from CCPH. Find your calm at a drop in meditation group, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Take a study break at the Campus Recreation or at De-Stress Fest 2016, Tue. Dec. 13, noon – 4 p.m.


UMass and MA Ballot Question #4

Although Massachusetts voters approved a ballot measure permitting the possession and recreational use of marijuana, federal laws prohibit the use, possession and/or cultivation of marijuana at educational institutions. The use, possession, or cultivation of marijuana is therefore not allowed in any university housing or on any other university property.



Due to an ongoing drought, the Town of Amherst has issued a mandatory water restriction. The university asks that students, faculty, and staff use these tips to help conserve water.

Campus safety and emergency programs

Explore UMass Amherst safety and emergency programs and resources.

Student Profiles

Profile Series

Students, faculty, and alumni speak about their experiences at UMass Amherst in this Profile Series.

Important UCard notice about payment for Amazon

Currently it is not possible to use your UCard to pay for Amazon purchases. Read more.

Living at UMass appKeep up with campus on the Living at UMass app

Get it on the App Store or Google Play.