SBS Pathways Center

The SBS Pathways Center is here to guide you to success throughout your time at UMass and beyond. Our advisors and programs are crafted to help you explore your academic interests, create a curriculum that works for you, articulate and achieve your goals, become an engaged member of your community, and prepare for life after graduation.

Peer Advising Intern Greta Luf: “Try something outside of your comfort zone”

Freshman year is typically a rough year. You are navigating new territory, new course loads, and new friends in a shoebox of a room and a cityscape of a campus. It is an overwhelming collective of activities, lectures, and events …

By Greta Luf
Greta Luf
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Peer Advising Intern Kelsey Rowe… “focus on what interests you.”

When I first entered UMass, I was on the SBS Exploratory Track. I had no idea what I wanted to major in, or where I saw myself in the future. I took a variety of courses my first semester, and …

By Kelsey Rowe
Kelsey Rowe
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6 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Major

You’ve made one of the most important decisions in your life by choosing to come to UMass Amherst. Now we’re going to help you find the right major for you. Here are six factors to consider before choosing a major.

By Koni Denham
Koni Denham Director of Student Success - SBS
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SBS Peer Advising Interns

SBS Pathways Center Peer Advising Interns are SBS students who can provide useful insight into how to plan your SBS Pathways, which include planning for your academic, experiential, and career and professional development opportunities. Our Peer Advisors come from all different places and backgrounds, have various SBS majors, and are sophomores, juniors and seniors. Read their bios below!

Peer Advising drop-in hours are M-W 10-4, and Th/F 10-2 in The SBS Pathways Center in 128 Thompson. You can also submit a question to the peers via the button below.

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SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns
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Contact & Location

(413) 577-1057

128 Thompson Hall
200 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003

SBS Pathways Center Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm