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What is the UMass System? Where are its campuses? Who serves on its Board of Trustees? Explore this section for answers to these questions and much more.


The UMass System

All about us: our mission, history, governance, funding, accreditation, and links to publications containing detailed facts and figures.

UMass Campuses

The UMass system is comprised of campuses in Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, the UMass Medical School in Worcester, and our award-winning distance learning division, UMassOnline.

Board of Trustees

This section describes our Board and links to detailed Board-related information including meeting minutes, votes, policies, and schedules.

President's Office

A welcome by Robert L. Caret, UMass President, directions to the President's office, and links to the organizations that are part of the President's Office.

UMass Foundation

The UMass Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation which manages the private funds donated to the University and engages in other development-related activities.

Administrative Services

The Central Administrative Services group provides shared management and fiscal services that benefit the entire University system in areas such as Human Resources, Information Technology, and Purchasing.


The latest and greatest: recent UMass system news releases and official statements plus links to campus-specific news and publications.

Give to UMass

From scholarships to technology upgrades, your gift to UMass provides opportunities for students and faculty to excel - and for the University to continue to thrive.

Institutional Research

Institutional Research provides information and analysis that supports the decision-making process of University administration and complies with reporting requirements of external agencies. Many of the official statistics about the UMass System are reported and compiled into Annual Publications available for download.