UMPD currently has openings for entry level police officers. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2021.
- Effective April 2019 UMPD is no longer requiring a police exam for entry level applicants.
- We are accepting applications for entry level officers at https://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/509222/university-police-officerentry-level
- If you hold a Reserve Intermittent police academy certificate, please apply through the Entry Level Police Officer process.
NOTE: If you are currently a full-time police officer, apply as a Lateral applicant by using the Police Officer: Experienced Level - Full Time Police Academy application process.
UMPD Employment and Selection Process
Read the Overview of the UMPD Employment and Selection Process [PDF]. Learn more about our employment and selection process including special assignments, specialized training and minimum application requirements.