Student Affairs & Campus Life actively supports student wellbeing and safety in collaboration with:
The Campus Life and Wellbeing Collaborative (BeWell@UMass)
The Campus Life and Wellbeing Collaborative helps students develop resilience and improve wellbeing across all aspects of everyday life. Initiatives include MyCRU for first-year students, Cojourn, ProjectConnect, UMass Meditates and the Wellbeing Wednesday e-newsletter and campus event days.
Areas within the wellbeing collborative:
Campus Recreation promotes a lifelong commitment to health and wellness through group fitness, personal training, facilities, intramural sports, club sports, wellness center, aquatics, and more!
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
- The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) can help you live a healthy, balanced life at UMass Amherst. Find out more about our programs and services.
Center for Health Promotion
The Center for Health Promotion (CHP) is home to the BASICS program, AlcoholEdu, and support services for students in recovery. Peer Health Education and the Not Ready for Bedtime Players are part of CHP.
Residence Education fosters on campus learning through the Residential First-Year Experience (RFYE), Residential Academic Programs (RAPs), Defined Residential Communities, and other Special Housing Options.
Disability Services provides support, accommodations, and educational opportunities for all UMass Amherst community members with any type of disability. Completing an intake form is the first step toward accessing services.
University Health Services
University Health Services (UHS) offers convenient, accredited health care and services including physical therapy, eye care and optical services, acupuncture, sports medicine, a full-service pharmacy, allergy clinic, travel medicine and women's health clinic.
Center for Women and Community
The Center for Women and Community (CWC) offers advocacy, short term counseling and educational programs for people of all gender expressions. It is home to the Women of Color Leadership Network.
The CWC's Rape Crisis Services program provides 24/7 free and confidential services (support, information, crisis intervention, and medical and legal advocacy) for survivors of all gender expressions in the Hampshire County and Five College communities
24-Hour Crisis Hotline
On campus: 413-545-0800
Local long-distance: 888-337-0800
UMass Men and Masculinities Center
The UMass Men and Masculinities Center supports the development of healthy masculinities at UMass Amherst and beyond, from male positive, multicultural, and pro-feminist perspectives. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-577-4MEN (4636).
UMass Police Department
The University of Massachusetts Amherst Police Department operates 24 hours per day, seven days a week, providing patrol, investigative, specialized, and emergency response, as well as crime prevention and educational services.
Office of Emergency Management
The Office of Emergency Management promotes a safe and secure environment for living, learning and working. Campus guidelines for emergency response are published in the Emergency Response Handbook; all faculty, staff, and students should be familiar with its contents.