Faculty Recruiting Support CICS

CICS Information Sessions for Prospective Undergraduates

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2021

We are so pleased you are interested in learning more about the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) community!

Student members of the CICS Recruiting and Outreach Committee will offer in-person information sessions at the following times:

Mondays: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Tuesdays: 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Wednesdays: 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Thursdays: Noon and 1 p.m.

Fridays: 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Schedule a CICS Information session here

If those sessions do not work for you, or if you would like to attend any of these sessions virtually (via Zoom), please let us know by e-mailing futureugrads [at] cics.umass.edu. We look forward to hearing from you!

CICS "tours" (information sessions led by a CICS student rather than traditional tours) are intended for prospective students who are either in high school or transferring from another college or university.

We also offer virtual sessions if you are not able to come to campus. To schedule one, or for any questions about in-person tours and academic opportunities at the College of Information and Computer Sciences, email futureugrads [at] cs.umass.edu.

Please note: Our schedule follows the UMass Academic Calendar and tours are available only on days when classes are in session. Please note tours will be canceled in the event of University closures (for inclement weather, etc). We are closed on holidays and weekends.


Meet our student guides

Sebastien Christensen

Hometown: Acton, MA
Major/Minor: Computer Science and Minor in Business
Favorite Course at UMass: COMPSCI 383 Artificial Intelligence
Internships/Research: My freshman summer I was a software engineering intern at enChoice and this upcoming summer I will be a software engineering intern at Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Something I love about CICS/UMass Amherst: One of the best things about UMass is that no matter who you are, there is a community of people for you. No matter whether you prefer to study all day and make cool side-projects or wanna go explore the area and meet as many people as you can, there are people who will have the same interests as you. And what binds you all together is being ridiculously smart and passionate about computer science and I personally find that amazing.

Vindhya Rachur

Vindhya Rachur

Hometown: Nashua, NH
Major/Minor: Computer Science and Statistics, Minor in Business
Favorite Course at UMass: COMPSCI 320 Software Engineering
Internships/Research:  Data Analytics Intern at Kronos, Software Engineering Intern at Liberty Mutual, Incoming Technology Consulting Intern at EY
Something I love about CICS/UMass Amherst: I love all the opportunities CICS has for its students such as their career-building events, various clubs, and informative tech-talks! I truly feel supported and welcomed in this college.

Adi Geva

Adi Geva

Hometown: Lexington, MA
Major/Minor: Computer Science, Mathematics (Applied)
Favorite Course at UMass:  COMPSCI 320 Software Engineering
Internships/Research: Software Engineer Intern at Blue Cedar Networks, Management of Information Systems Intern at InsideTracker
Interests: Spending time outdoors and exploring Western Mass, reading, and trying new recipes!

 

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