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Student Affairs newsletter

Read the latest issue of Student Affairs and Campus Life student and parent newsletters.

What's Your Idea? The Student Experience Master Plan

Our campus is taking a comprehensive look at how well our current facilities support the out-of-class student experience... and how to plan for the future.  This effort includes Residence Halls, the Student Union, and other buildings in which student services and programs are offered.  Join us! 

And you can get and stay engaged in this planning process online via these links:

Twitter: @UMakeUMass
Facebook: facebook.com/umakeumass
Website: blogs.umass.edu/UMakeUMass
Pinterest: pinterest.com/umakeumass

UMass Amherst Common Read

Common Read is in the process of selecting next year's book!  Read about the finalists here.

University of Massachusetts Police Department

The University of Massachusetts Police Department (UMPD) website provides information and safety support for the campus community, such as emergency contact information, online incident reporting and Project Protect to register your valuable possessions.

Campus Pulse Events

Wed, Apr 1, 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Interfaith Luncheon

People from many different cultures, backgrounds and faiths will come together ...
Location: Campus Center Auditorium

Wed, Apr 1, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Meditation Group

Relax… Meditate!! These student-led, non-denominational meditation ...
Location: Campus Center 917

Wed, Apr 1, 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Spring 2015 General Body Meeting

This general body meeting will include a recap of the semester so far, current ...
Location: Campus Center (any room)

Fri, Apr 3, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Night

Join us for an overview of Christianity, from Jesus and his role in our ...
Location: Bartlett 61 (not Bartlett 65)


Actively caring for each other and our community

Student Life: Safety

Make responsible choices about activities.

Campus Pulse

Your gateway to campus activities and involvement opportunities

Volunteer UMass

Find/Post Volunteer Opportunities

Message from the Vice Chancellor

Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life (SACL) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As student affairs professionals, our work is based on the philosophy of student development.

Advice for Students... from Students

Never fear that you won't fit in. Make new friends, study hard, and check out what activities UMass offers. If you like something, give it a try.

Sophany Chau, Senior, Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.