The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Downloadable Tools


Maroon Folder

Update: Fall, 2021 (orig. 2013)
Description: a resource guide for recognizing and assisting students in distress.


Be Present Poster
PowerPoint slide

Date: Fall, 2021
Description: A reminder that our actions and decisions matter.


Crisis Resources Flyer

PowerPoint slide

Date: Fall, 2021
Description: Essential contacts for mental health emergencies.


Creating a Culture of Care

Date: Fall, 2021 (orig. 2020)
Description: a guide to supporting student wellbeing and mental health.


Minutes Matter Poster

Update: Fall, 2019 (orig. 2014)
Description: An 11x17" poster reminding students to call for help in an alcohol or other drug related medical emergency.


Recognize and Respond to Distress

Date: Fall, 2018
Description: an in-depth guide to helping a person experiencing emotional distress


New Students Guide

Update: Fall, 2021 (orig. 2015)
Description: An overview of campus resources and general support services for incoming UMass Amherst undergraduate students


Grad Student Guide

Update: Fall, 2021 (orig. 2016)
Description: An overview of campus resources and general support services for incoming UMass Amherst graduate students


Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst New Students Guide

Date: Fall, 2021 (orig. 2019)
Description: An overview of campus resources and general support services for UMass students on the Mount Ida Campus


UMatter Campus Resource Flyer

Date: Fall, 2015
Description: An 8.5x11" printable flyer of key UMass campus resources


UMass Community Postcard

Date: Fall, 2015
Description: A reminder about UMatter values and resources, for returning UMass students


"What is an Active Bystander?" Poster

Date: Fall, 2013
Description: an oversize color poster outlining the basics of Bystander Intervention. (PDF, 38x27")