Student Headquarters


Degree Resources

Get the nuts and bolts information, resources, handbooks, and forms you need for degree planning, writing your portfolio, meeting degree requirements, and more.  

  • Handbooks
  • Forms
  • Degree Planning Resources
  • Fulfilling Gen Eds
  • Taking Time Off
  • Advising Videos
Academic Support

In addition to your academic advising team, UMass Amherst offers you a slate of academic support services designed to help you stay on track academically and push you past the finish line.

  • Library
  • Writing Tutoring
  • Course Tutoring
  • ESL Tutoring
  • Disability Services
Career Services

Whether you’re looking to change careers or explore new opportunities in your current field, UMass Amherst offers a variety of career services to help you make the most of your degree.

  • Handshake
  • Career Advising Appointments
  • Resume and Cover Letter Reviews
  • Upskilling and Certifications
  • Alumni Resources
Community Resources

You are not alone. Community resources are available to support you on your journey. Connect with affinity groups, get help with childcare, talk with fellow students and alumni, and more. 

  • Active Military and Veterans
  • Child Care
  • Success Coaching
  • Student Support Request
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Friends of UWW

Find the forms you may need as a UWW Interdisciplinary Studies student, including: 

  • Evaluation for Credit
  • Independent Learning
  • Reactivation
  • Class Drop
  • Extended Payment Plan
Technical Support

From technical requirements for online learning to getting tech help and free software, learn about the computer support available to you as a UMass Amherst student. 

  • IT Guide for Students
  • Technical Support
  • Computer Requirements
  • Getting a New Computer 
  • Free Software

Each year, UMass Amherst and UWW award thousands in scholarship assistance. Learn more about scholarship and microgrant funds, and how you can apply. 

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Meet Your Support Team

Learn about and connect with the advisors, faculty, and staff who are here for you every step of the way. 

Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty and Staff Learn more.

Top Announcements

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Fall 2024 Scholarship Application Open
The fall application deadline is August 26.
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Fall Registration Open
Course registration is open for the fall as of June 3.
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Exciting Courses for Degree Planning
Consider these upper-level and new course offerings.
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Summer Add/Drop & Withdrawal Advisory Available
Learn about all the deadlines and implications.
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Summer Writing Center Schedule Announced
Get online writing help with assignments in any of your classes.
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New Student Orientation Materials Available
You can review a video recording and the PowerPoint used.
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Applications Open for University+ Scholarships
The fall application deadline is August 6.
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Tutoring Options for Summer 2024
Tutoring is available for a variety of summer online courses.
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Lifelong Learner Juniper Institute
Summer Registration Open
Summer session 2 starts July 8.
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You did it! Learn everything you need to know about graduating and about your commencement ceremonies. 

Graduation Learn more.