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From the Dean: All Good News!

On Thursday, May 9, Commonwealth Honors College celebrated the hard work, perseverance, and success of 889 University of Massachusetts Amherst graduates. For Honors College seniors, the Celebration of Excellence served as the start to the many activities that took place over Commencement weekend.... Read More
On April 29th and 30th, Commonwealth Honors College participated in UMassGives, a campus-wide 48-hour online fundraising campaign. Thanks to the generosity of the Honors College community, $25,735 was raised over the course of two days in support of the CHC Community Scholarships program.... Read More
The Celebration of Excellence recognizes Honors graduates and presents each with a gold-colored stole to wear during the University Commencement ceremony. For more information, visit the Celebration of Excellence page.  Due to this year’s final exam schedule, over 7,000 students living on campus... Read More


Deepika Singh, political science and Middle Eastern studies double major, has been selected to be the student speaker at the 2019 Celebration of Excellence. The event, taking place at the Mullins Center on Thursday,... 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 Adaptation Science Center (NE CASC) seeks a UMass undergraduate student with exceptional writing, data management, and technical problem solving... Read More

Open Courses

A summer section of Honors 201H is being offered at the Mount Ida Campus in Newton, MA, during Summer Session 2. This is an opportunity both for students who live nearby and for students interested in living at the Mount Ida campus this summer.... Read More