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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Academic Support

Your Support Team

Your support team in the UWW Department of Interdisciplinary Studies consists of your academic advisor, your faculty advisor, and support staff. Your academic advisor will be by your side from day one through graduation. Your faculty advisor will work closely with you as you develop your degree plan and write your prior learning portfolio. We also have a student services coordinator to help you navigate the university. Get to know us.


As a UWW Interdisciplinary Studies student you have access to the UMass Libraries—the largest publicly-funded library in New England. The UMass Libraries provide a wealth of online and on-site resources, technology, expert staff, and a range of services to support students. 


Accessibility Services

Disability Services

Disability Services is committed to full access for all persons at UMass Amherst. Direct services are provided for all types of disabilities. Disability Services also provides information and referral on issues of accessibility and coordinates guest accommodations.

Assistive Technology Center (ATC)

The Assistive Technology Center (ATC) provides a workspace and access to specialized software, equipment, and tools for individuals with an ADA-defined disability.

Learning Online/Study Tips