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University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Amherst, MA
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Campus Life and Facilities

UMass Amherst Students Say...

At UMass, “a world class education” combines “with a very lively student life.” There are “many clubs on campus” and students frequently find their friend groups by participating in campus life. Nighttime means “heavy drinking” at “par- ties,” earning the school the nickname “Zoomass.” Some... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

University Admissions Center

37 Mather Dr.

Amherst, MA 01003-9291

United States

Phone: 413-545-0222

Fax: 413-545-4312

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
64%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Men's dorms Special housing for international students Women's dorms Fraternity/sorority housing Apartments for married students Apartments for single students Wellness Housing Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

first year housing

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Glee Club Improv comedy International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
324
Number of Honor Societies
45
Number of Social Sororities
18
Number of Religious Organizations
13

Sports

% OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Minutemen Women's Sports Team Name :Minutewomen Team Mascot :Minuteman
# of sports for women, varsity
12
# of sports for men, varsity
11

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrewRowing CrossCountry Diving FieldHockey Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Diving Football IceHockey Lacrosse Soccer Swimming TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Student Services

Other Services
DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
Stonewall Center (http://www.umass.edu/stonewall/), Pride Alliance (http://www.umass.edu/rso/pride)
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success, (http://www.umass.edu/multiculturalaffairs/)

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 97% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 9 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 26.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: No Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Discounts are available for students at the campus store and through the USave program. Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Computer Science Complex, Polymer Research Institute, Herter (Art) Gallery, University Museum of Contemporary Art, Natural History Museum, Fine Arts Center, Mullins Center (sports and entertainment arena), Learning Commons, Botanical Gardens, Astronomical Observatory
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    84
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    84
  • Green Rating:
    99
  • Campus Environment:
    Town
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    100%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    64%
  • # of Organizations:
    324
  • # of Honor Societies:
    45
  • # of Social Sororities:
    18
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    22
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    13
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