Welcome UMass Amherst Families!

The UMass Amherst Family to Family blog site is written by the members of the UMass Amherst Parents Association Advisory Council with support from the UMass Amherst Office of Parent Services. The goal of this site is to provide a place for experienced UMass Amherst parents and guardians to share insights, advice and resources with current and prospective parents.

Whether you have discovered this site early in your student’s college search, when planning for freshman year drop-off or when planning for graduation and the great wide world after college, we hope this site will be helpful.  When you are in Amherst we hope you will participate in Parents Association activities and even consider joining the Parents Association Advisory Council.