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Academic Opportunities

Honors 323H, Junior Year Common Experience: How the 1960s Changed America 
Lecture: Wednesdays 4-5:30PM.
See SPIRE for discussion sections. Attention CHC juniors and seniors: enroll now in the innovative honors course "How the 1960s Changed America." As a General Education SB and DU... Read More


The Commonwealth Honors College is collecting photos to showcase seniors' journey through both the Honors College and UMass. Photos will be used to create a slideshow to be displayed during the Celebration of Excellence ceremony on... Read More
Ceremony to Recognize Commonwealth Honors College Graduates.The Commonwealth Honors College “Celebration of Excellence” will take place on Friday May 11, at the Mullins Center.Graduates are asked to arrive at 12:15 p.m. wearing their cap and gown. The procession will begin at 1:15 p.m. and the ... Read More
On Friday, May 11, the Commonwealth Honors College celebrated the hard work, perseverance, and success of 1,025 University of Massachusetts Amherst graduates. Amid the flurry of Commencement activities, the Celebration of Excellence was a pivotal moment when each graduate received their hard-earned... Read More

Internships and Employment

Do you want to learn about climate communication? Do you want to help climate science reach the hands of those who really need it? The Northeast Climate Science Center (NE CSC) seeks a UMass undergraduate student with exceptional writing, data... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

On April 28, stop by the 4th Annual CHC Carnival. This event will take place from 12-4:00 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Area, and will be open to all students. There will be a variety of activities and events on the Honors College concourse between the residential halls.