CAMPUS DETAIL INFORMATION FOR:
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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ADMINISTRATIVE CONCERNS
Type of Transcript Required:Official
Transcripts are Due By:Deadline will be emailed to students
Other Requirements:Unofficial due immediately after placement. Offical due after completion of semester prior to exchange.

Admissions Materials
FallSpring / WinterSpring
SENT BY:  Immediately after placement  October   
Access:  Online 
RETURN BY:  Immediately on request  October   
Complete:  Online 
 
Registration Details for First Term
FallSpring / WinterSpring
SENT BY:  April 1  October 15   
Method:  Online 
RETURN BY:  April  November   
ENDS:  Second week of semester 
PRIORITY:  According to class standing 
 
ON-CAMPUS HOUSING MATERIALS
  -   Housing Information   -   Meals Information   -   Payment Plan Information   -  
Housing Materials
FallSpring / WinterSpring
SENT BY:  April  October   
Access:  Online 
RETURN BY:  April  November   
Complete:  Online 
DEPOSIT DUE: No deposit
RETURN TO: N/A
 
OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING MATERIALS
  -   Housing Information   -  
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Provided By:

Off Campus Student Services
314 Student Union
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

P: 413-577-1005
E: OCH@gw.housing.umass.edu
Housing Limitations & Comments:
Off-campus housing nearby and on the bus line is relatively affordable but almost never furnished and usually requires a 12 month lease.
 
TUITION / FEES
Billing Schedule
FallSpring / WinterSpring
SENT BY:  June  December   
Access:  Online 
RETURN BY:  August  January   
Payment:  Online 
RETURN TO: Office of the Bursar
http://www.umass.edu/bursar/
215 Whitmore Building
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

P: 413-545-2368
E:
 
General Administrative Comments:
No paper bills will be sent to students. Students see bills in their student online account and all billing information is on the bursar website. Payment is through Quikpay, the UMass system.
 
FINANCIAL CONCERNS
  • Tuition can be deferred with proof of aid until mid-Sept. for fall.
  • Housing payment can be deferred with proof of aid until mid-Sept. for fall.
  • Meals can be deferred with proof of aid until mid-Sept. for fall.
 Notes on Deferments: 
Students MUST provide proof of forthcoming aid to the UMass Domestic Exchange Coordinator.
 
 Notes on Payment Plans: 
The UPay payment plan is one of the payment options through Quikpay. UPay is the University Installment Plan and most exchange students enroll in this plan. There is a 45.00 per semester fee for enrollment.
 
 Financial Aid Contact:  Payment Plan Information: 
Sheila Brennan
613 Goodell
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
F: 413-545-5351
E: sbrennan@umass.edu

UPay - Office of the Bursar
215 Whitmore Building
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

P: 413-545-2368
E: bursar@admin.umass.edu
W: Link
 
 On-Campus Employment Assistance:  Off-Campus Employment Assistance: 

Student Employment Office
243 Whitmore Building
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

P: 413-545-1530
E: seo@finaid.umass.edu
W: Link

Student Employment Office
243 Whitmore Building
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

P: 413-545-1530
E: seo@finaid.umass.edu
W: Link
 
HEALTH CONCERNS
  • Health records are not required.
  • A physical is not required.
  • Immunization records are required.
    • PT (diptheria, tetanus, pertussis)
    • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
    • hepatitis B
    • polio
    • meningococcal
    • other
  • Health/Accident insurance is required.
  • The student is not required to buy the host plan.
  • Campus disability access at this institution is best described as average.
 Send Health Records To:  Send Proof of Insurance To: 
Students will be sent information on how to submit immunization records.
E:
Students will receive instructions after they have been admitted.
E:
 
 Learning Disabilities Office:  Physical Disabilities Office: 

Disability Services
161 Whitmore Building
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

P: 413-545-0892
F: 413-577-0122
E: aduchon@admin.umass.edu
W: Link

Disability Services
161 Whitmore Building
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

P: 413-545-0892
F: 413-577-0122
E: aduchon@admin.umass.edu
W: Link
 
 
 Comments on Problems or Conditions for Access: 
Currently, there is a lot of construction at UMass (good) which is creating some access problems.
 
 General Health Comments: 
All students MUST have health insurance. The automatically billed UMass insurance is waivable with proof of students' own insurance, EXCEPT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WHO MUST PURCHASE THE UMASS INSURANCE. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CANNOT waive the UMass insurance.
 
VETERANS AFFAIRS

Lynn Gates
Certifyng Official Veterans Benefits Certification
231 Whitmore Administration Building
181 Presidents Dr.
Amherst, MA 01003

P: 413-545-5792
E: vetbenefits@umass.edu
W: Link
 
OTHER CONCERNS

The student must maintain a GPA of 2.5 at the host campus. (4.0 scale)