Veterans

While Veterans and students in the military community will find a great deal of support from UMass’ Veteran Services office, SBS also plays an important part of that network of care. SBS academic advisors in your declared major or the Exploratory Track (ET) can be contacted for questions about degree progress and course registration. Information about other resources and experiences 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, …

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Felicia Griffin-Fennell Director of Academic Fellows Program & Lecturer in Sociology Felicia Griffin-Fennell
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How To Determine What Type Of Positions To Apply To

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how veterans should figure out what industry or job they should be applying for when entering the corporate workforce for …

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How to Be Flexible While Looking for Civilian Roles

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about what most companies think about translating seniority level for veterans to the corporate/civilian world. Here’s what we learned:

To …

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst strives to support veterans, active-duty members of the U.S. Military, and their family members through federal …

Air Force ROTC Detachment 370 at UMass Amherst is the place where driven students work together—and challenge each other—to become …

The U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program consists of a voluntary two-year basic course (Freshman and Sophomore- NO …

The UMass Amherst Student Veteran Resource Center serves student veterans and active members of the military by providing a welcoming …

Contact Lynn Gates prior to studying abroad to determine if Veterans Education Benefits can be used.

Lynn Gates
Certifying Official

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 …