Whom do I contact for help?

Whether you are a current student in our program or a student that is interested in our program, we are here to help. To get in touch with the right people, please take a look at the following table.

Because we want to help, please email one contact ONLY as it applies to you.  Emailing multiple lists causes confusion and results in duplicate efforts for faculty and staff and a slower response time.

If this is who you are: Then:

You are not yet a student at UMass, but you want information about the Computer Science undergraduate program (not UMass
in general). This includes high school students and college students that wish to transfer into our program.

You are not yet a student at UMass, but you have been
accepted to an Exploratory Track or another major and you have questions about your prospects for becoming a CS Major.

First:  Check out our web pages.

If you still have questions: futureugrads@cics.umass.edu

If you would like to drop by for a CS Tour, see schedule at this link.

You already have a bachelor's degree, but one that is not in Computer Science, you might be interested in getting a Second Bachelor's degree. The UMass Undergraduate Admissions
Office will determine whether you are eligible to apply.

First review the CICS website regarding the Second Bachelor's

Then contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, and call the office at 413-545-0222 as directed.


You are a student at UMass already, and you want information about switching into our BS or BA degree. You have not yet applied to be in one of our degree programs.

First: Read our degree requirement pages:
BS and/or BA

If you still have questions: CSapply@cs.umass.edu

You are a student at UMass, and you have already applied
to the BS or BA Computer Science degree program and
you are considered an Applicant On Contract. You have no CS advisor but would like help.

Visit: CS UG Advising Center (ACE)
If you still have questions: UPD@cs.umass.edu

You are a student at UMass already, and you want
information about completing the Minor in Computer
(Note that we do not run the IT minor).

First: Read about the CS Minor

Then email to: askCSminor@cs.umass.edu

You are a student at UMass that has started taking classes
for the
Minor in Computer Science and would like help.

Email to: askCSminor@cs.umass.edu

You are a student at UMass with a declared Computer Science BS or BA degree, and you need advising help.

*Note:  During Advising/Registration Periods, students
will meet with their assigned CS Advisors.  At other times
during the semester, visit ACE.

*Email your CS faculty advisor, listed on spire.

*You may also visit: CS UG Advisng Center (ACE)

You are a primary CS Major at UMass and you need to contact the Undergraduate Academic Dean.

Email to: studentdean@cics.umass.edu

CICS Academic Dean
LGRC Lowrise, Room A243

You are UMass student or a visitor to UMass and would
like information on the Commonwealth Honors College.

You have been already admitted to the Computer Science Honors track and need help. askCShonors@cs.umass.edu

If you would like information about our Master's or PhD programs, please see our pages on grad admissions.