The Department of Astronomy, which is part of the greater Five College Astronomy Department, includes the Astronomy Departments of Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and UMass Amherst. It currently consists of 17 research and teaching faculty (23 total in FCAD), 10 research fellows and associates, 100 undergraduate majors and 25 graduate students.
Email addresses are username @ domain. Domain is astro.umass.edu unless otherwise noted.
The FAX number for the department is: (413) 545-4223.
All ground mail should be directed to:
University of Massachusetts
Department of Astronomy
710 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9305
Department Head: Daniela Calzetti
Office: LGRT-B 619J
Main Office: Christine Piquette
Phone: (413) 545-2194
Office: LGRT-B 619E
Graduate Program Director: Grant Wilson
Phone: (413) 545-0460
Office: LGRT-B 622
Undergraduate Program Director: Ronald L. Snell
Phone: (413) 545-1949
Office: LGRT-B 517K
Business Manager: Pamela Poissant
Phone: (413) 545-0909
Office: LGRT-B 619M