Students with Disabilities

While UMass’ Disability Services is a central source of support for many students with Disabilities, SBS is also part of the campus network of care. Information about resources, experiences, and opportunities can be found below.

What you need to know about applying for SBS in DC

Have you ever wanted to know about the SBS in DC program?  Would you like to get feedback on your resume and personal statement in order to be considered for a spot in the program during summer 2022?  SBS sophomores, …

By Felicia Griffin-Fennell
Felicia Griffin-Fennell Director of Academic Fellows Program & Lecturer in Sociology Felicia Griffin-Fennell
Read more »

Fake job offers are on the rise – Spotting Fraudulent Employers

Protect Yourself from Scams

In the last few weeks, we’ve heard from several students who have received emails from fraudulent or fake employers.  Fortunately, none of them fell for the scam!

An employer that seems “fraudulent” or illegitimate should be …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
Read more »

Important Change – Add/Drop is Now 1 Week

After dialogue with the Student Government Association (SGA), faculty, advisors, and others, UMass has shortened add/drop to one week to safeguard students against starting the semester two weeks behind in their classes. Undergraduate students may add or drop a course with …

By Kelly Gray
Kelly Gray Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the SBS Pathways Center Kelly Gray
Read more »


Featured Resources

The Assistive Technology Center (ATC), located on the Lower Level of the W.E.B. DuBois Library in the Learning Commons, offers instruction, training, and support …

Our staff is committed to providing members of the University community with the finest educational opportunities and the most appropriate …