I Need Housing

On Campus

UMass Amherst Residential Life offers on-campus housing for undergraduate students in traditional, suite-style and apartment style residences. In addition, Residential Life offers housing for UMass Amherst undergraduate and graduate students with dependents in the University Village Family Housing Community.

For information about on-campus housing, refer to the Residential Life Website or contact the Residential Life Assignments Office at living@umass.edu or 413-545-2100.


Off Campus

The Off Campus Student Center is located in Bartlett 103. The Center is a comfortable place for all off campus students. Graduate and undergraduate student staff members all live off campus. They will be happy to answer your questions or refer you to someone who can. 

Need to find housing or roommates? The Center maintains a searchable rental database where you can find housing in some apartment communities and neighborhoods in Amherst and towns nearby. Sign up to create a roommate profile and search for students with housing to offer.

Find a list of local apartment complexes, current rental rates, and other housing resources here


Homelessness Services

If you are homeless or at risk of being homeless, contact the Dean of Students Office. The Amherst Survival Center offers case management services to homeless individuals and families. Family Outreach of Amherst assists Amherst families that are either at risk of becoming homeless or homeless.

If you are a victim of sexual assault or domestic violence and in need of shelter contact the Center for Women and Community or Safe Passage.