This page includes up-to-date information on housing for first-year students entering Commonwealth Honors College in the Class of 2021.

Housing Assignments

First-year students should receive a housing assignment in early August , 2017.

Housing Options

First-year students entering Commonwealth Honors College students have a range of residential options, including:

Contact Information

The Residential Student Services (Housing Assignments) Office is the primary contact for ALL housing-related questions, including questions about living in the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community. All questions regarding the housing process, including eligibility, application procedures, schedules for room selection, and notification of housing assignments should be directed to the Student Services Office at (413) 545-2100.

Residential Student Services (Housing Assignments) Office
www.housing.umass.edu/assign
(413) 545-2100
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The staff in this office can help students/parents:

  • Understand the housing process (what steps are involved, what the timeline is)
  • Access the part of SPIRE where students enter their housing selection information
  • Understand the housing rates and fees
  • Answer any questions about move-in
  • With disability or medical accommodations related to their housing assignment
  • Understand the roommate search program

Residential Academic Program (RAP) Office
rap.umass.edu
(413) 545-2803

The staff in this office can help students/parents:

  • With any problems related to RAP sign up
  • Understand what RAPs are available to students
  • Details of non-honors RAPs
  • (During NSO) with RAP course sign-up