Additonal Campus Learning

Continuing and Professional Education

  • The Schools and Colleges of UMass Amherst offer a rich diversity of programs and classes in a variety of different fields – business to nursing, engineering to sustainable agriculture, and beyond. Explore a variety of classes, professional degree and certificate programs that are offered online, in-person, or in blended format. Visit the Continuing and Professional Education website to learn more.

Environmental Health and Safety

  • Any person who works in an area that has the potential to injure a person or can cause damage to property and/or the environment needs to receive training.  EHS (The Department of Environmental Health & Safety) provides classroom trainings and online learning (OWL Online Web-based Learning).  

Faculty Development

  • Support for faculty development:  The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) supports all faculty at every career stage through workshops and resources for their successful onboarding, research/creative work, scholarly writing, mentoring networks, leadership skills, and career advancement.  
  • Support for teaching: The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) supports faculty across all career stages and disciplines with programs and resources focused on student-centered teaching, course and curriculum design, intercultural competency, leadership, and more. 

Fitness and Wellness

  • Enhance your fitness and wellness through UMass Campus Recreation. A vast variety of programs, classes, and resources are available throughout the year. 
  • Additionally, the Department of Kinesiology operates the campus' Body Shop Fitness Center in the Totman building. This fitness center serves as a teaching lab and gym. 

Worker Education

  • Specific training and education opportunities are designed for frontline workers through The Partnership for Worker Education – includes maintainers, trade workers, and clerks to professional, technical and support staff. The courses range from basic computer skills to high level computer applications; “next step” classes that develop professional interpersonal skills and valuable leadership skills; and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes.

Online Courses through Lynda.com

  • Broaden your knowledge and skills through thousands of possible courses available to you through Lynda.com:  a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  Learn how to access Lynda.com.

Body Shop Fitness Center