I'm a vendor. How can I sell my product to all five campuses?
Each member of the Five College consortium -- Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts -- is a member of MHEC, New England's largest higher education group purchasing consortium. More information can be found at the MHEC Web site.
I wanted the phone number of the Five College Credit Union. Why did I end up here?
Directory assistance occasionally confuses Five Colleges, Incorporated (the consortium) with the UMass/Five College Federal Credit Union (which is not part of the consortium). The number for the credit union is (413) 256-5500.
Does Five Colleges fund faculty projects?
One-time events can receive limited funding through the Five College Lecture Fund, and annual seminars can receive limited funding through the Five College Faculty Seminar Fund.
View other opportunities for funding through Five Colleges.
How do I add an event to the Five College Calendar of Events?
To qualify for placement on the Five College Calendar of Events, an event must take place on one of the campuses and/or be sponsored by a recognized campus group or Five Colleges, Inc. For more information, visit the Calendar and click on the Add Event button.
How can I find a bus schedule?
Bus schedules are available in many locations each campus. You can also find schedules online at the UMass Transit website.
How do I find out when express buses run?
Do many students take many courses on other Five College campuses?
Each year there are about 5,000 course registrations by students taking courses at one of the other four campuses.
As an enrolled student, do I have to pay extra to take a course on another campus?
May I apply to more than one college, or will that hurt my chances of getting into one?
Apply to every campus in which you are interested. Each campus makes its own admission and financial aid decisions and does not share its decisions with other campuses.
If I take courses on several campuses, where will my degree be from?
Where can I find directions to the Five Colleges office and its member campuses?
The Five Colleges office is located at 97 Spring Street in downtown Amherst, Massachusetts, two blocks east of the Amherst Common.
View directions to Five Colleges and its member campuses.