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As we approach the new year, you will be emailed an invitation to January Orientation. Please reply and RSVP so we may have university staff and resources prepared to assist you as you transition to campus life.  

Orientation will take place in the MacLean Campus Center. Enter campus, turn left, and park in lot 5 or 6. There will be signs to direct you.

8am - Registration: MacLean Campus Center, first floor

8:30am - Orientation sessions begin in the Main Auditorium. Plan to be on campus through 4pm.

Sessions will include information on:

  • Academic advising
  • Course registration
  • Financial aid
  • Student employment
  • Career development & internships
  • Living on campus
  • Commuting
  • Safety
  • Getting involved on campus
  • First-year students: starting in the middle of the year

Be sure to bring your driver's license, passport, or state ID, in order to get your UMass Pass (student ID). We'll offer options for tours, visits to the Campus Store, and the Parking Office.  

We look forward to connecting with you.

Parking decal

If you would like to pick up your parking decal, complete the online parking registration form in advance. You must present your UMass Pass and printed confirmation page when picking up your parking decal at the Parking Office. Learn more


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