Police Officer - Entry Level

We are currently accepting applications for Entry Level Police Officers on a continual basis. Effective April 2019 UMPD is no longer offering a police exam for entry level applicants.  Submit your application online for the University Police Officer positions.  If you hold a Reserve Intermittent police academy certificate, please apply here.

NOTE:  If you are currently a full-time police officer please apply as a Lateral applicant by using the  Police Officer: Experienced Level - Full Time Police Academy application process.  Thank you.


585 East Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9600

413-545-2121 non-emergency
413-545-3111 emergency or 911
413-545-3113 fax


Call 413-577-TIPS (8477) or use our Anonymous Witness Form.