Welcome to your future. Welcome to SBS.

Engaged faculty. Exciting experiences outside of the classroom. Dedicated advising. Clear pathways to your future career.

We can’t wait for you to join us. 

 

Prospective Students

At the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences at UMass Amherst, you’ll study human behavior through the lens of the social sciences, and you’ll gain deep knowledge about individuals, societies and cultures to help solve the most pressing issues of the day. The College houses thirteen majors, fifteen departments, and an Exploratory Track to help focus your interests. Whatever major you choose, you’ll become a critical thinker, challenging the status quo to impact future generations.

We know prospective students and their families want to learn about academic programs, experiential learning opportunities, pathways to a career, and more. Our SBS Pathways approach to student success offers a helpful framework to guide student development and to structure our student supports. Please take time to get to know our SBS Pathways: Academics, Experiential, Career.

Explore this website, get to know us, and reach out if you have questions. We’re here to help you as you navigate your educational experience, as you plan for your future, and as you build your place within it. The SBS Pathways Center is great place to start; please let us know how we can help.

 

Fall Visit Days: Oct 17 & 24

Take a step into your future at UMass Amherst Fall Visit Days. Tour our beautiful campus, meet our stellar students and faculty, and learn how you can become part of this powerful community.  Join us on campus in October and experience UMass …

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Welcome to the fall 2021 semester at SBS!

Watch the video below for a welcome message from your new dean, R. Karl Rethemeyer.

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Student Profiles

Andrew Abraham’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Suepriya Adhikari’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Jennie Chang’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Sabrina Chhorn’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Mary Hamilton’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Kerry Howard’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Nia Hyppolite’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Kaego Ndiweka’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Patricia Pasin’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Caroline Roscoe’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Dan Salatiello’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Charlotte Salmon’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Featured Resources

We are here for you! Join staff from Student Success to discover your strengths, learn about strategies, tools and resources, …

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SBS Pathways Center Hours

M 8:30am - 5pm
T 8:30am - 5pm
W 8:30am - 5pm
TH 10:00am - 5pm
F 8:30am - 5pm