Coronavirus Update
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has released the university’s Fall 2020 Reopening Plan, which details how the fall semester will proceed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information and to read the comprehensive report, FAQs and other materials, go to

Students who either do not have access to the main campus or who are seeking a residential option beyond the main campus may apply for housing on the Mount Ida Campus in Newton, Massachusetts. All health and safety protocols on the main campus will be in effect in Newton, but the total residential population will be limited by available housing to less than 500 students. All courses beyond essential face-to-face courses for on-site programs (e.g., Veterinary Technology) will be offered remotely.  Apply for Mount Ida housing here.

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Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy


Welcome to the Mount Ida Campus

The Mount Ida Campus offers a wealth of opportunities for UMass Amherst students as they engage in their academic pursuits and prepare for meaningful and rewarding careers.

Read the chancellor's message.


Veterinary Technology Summer Pre-College program

Choose Week 1, Week 2 or Both!
Week 1 - July 13-17
Week 2 - July 20-24

The Veterinary Technology Summer Pre-College program invites high school students to discover various aspects of the Veterinary Technology profession and the role of the veterinary technician within the larger context of veterinary medicine and animal care.
Learn More

Navigating campus

Academics at the Mount Ida Campus

Information about academic programs and the Wadsworth Library on the Mount Ida Campus.

Campus life at Mount Ida

Connect with campus safety, information technology, dining, health and counseling services, and mail delivery.

Shaw Hall

Information on services and staff at the Mount Ida Campus.

Student Life at Mount Ida

Office of Student Life at the Mount Ida Campus of the UMass Amherst.



Visit the Mount Ida Campus


Visiting the campus

The 72-acre University of Massachusetts Mount Ida Campus is located at 777 Dedham Street, Newton, MA. Approximately 8 miles from downtown Boston. The campus is accessible off Interstate 95 as well as via public transportation. 


Mount Ida Campus facilities


Interested in using Mount Ida Campus facilities?

Looking for space to hold meetings and events or locations for athletic events? 

Facilities and fields are available for rent on the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst for individuals and external organizations whose mission is consistent with that of the University.


The Mount Ida mustang statue


Former Mount Ida College students and alumni

Visit the main landing page for former students and alumni of Mount Ida College to obtain information regarding transcript requests and other transitional services.