Office of Student Affairs

University of Massachusetts

Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-0111

The University of Massachusetts has grown from a single-campus, state agricultural college into a multi-campus institution that is one of the nation’s leaders in public higher learning. The Amherst campus, with a total student body of more than 26,000, is the largest of the university’s five campuses.

The university’s Fine Arts Center attracts performing artists of international renown, helping to make Western Massachusetts one of New England’s major cultural centers. Among its offerings are music, dance and theater series. Information about upcoming attractions and ticket sales may be obtained at the center’s box office by calling (413) 545-2511. The Mullins Center on the UMass campus also offers numerous entertainment acts, including large concerts. The ticket office may be reached at (413) 545-0505.

The hub of the university is the Campus Center: conference rooms, a food co-op, a large student store, an information center, a crafts workshop, the offices of numerous student organizations, coffee shops and a hotel and restaurant are all connected under one roof. Nearby stands one of the nation’s tallest libraries, which is named after W.E.B. Du Bois and contains more than 4 million volumes. Complete computer services, a large health center, agricultural and engineering facilities and Division I hockey and basketball programs are some of the other features the university offers.