Department of Chemistry at UMass Amherst

Trisha Andrew lab with students

Cutting Edge Research and INNOVATIVE EDUCATION

$10 million in external funding

The most Distinguished Teaching Award winning faculty
of any department at UMass

Upcoming Events

  • Oct

    Prof. Chenxiang Lin

    Yale University
    School of Engineering & Applied Science
    "Building biomimetic structures with DNA nanotechnology"
    11:30 am
  • Oct

    Prof. Nagarjuna Gavvalapalli

    Georgetown University
    Department of Chemistry
    "Controlled Synthesis of π-Conjugated Materials Beyond 1D"
    11:30 am
  • Nov

    Prof. Jinjun Liu

    Univ. of Louisville
    Department of Chemistry
    “High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy on Multiple Potential Energy Surfaces”
    11:30 am
  • Nov

    Veteran's Day


Chemistry PhD Program Webinar

INFORMATION SESSION: Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 11:30-12:15pm EST.
Join us to learn about our department, PhD program, research, and life in Amherst, Massachusetts. Q & A with faculty and current students.

Register for the webinar here.

Information about applying for Fall 2022. (Info for Chemistry Applicants)

Fill out the online application at the Graduate School.

  • Application Deadline:  December 15  (Fall admission only)
  • The GRE exam is not required. It will not be used to assess applications. 
  • The Department requires a separate Research Interests Form to be filed with the graduate application.
  • Application Fee Waiver: to apply, complete the Application Waiver Request Form. Important Note: Application fee waivers can NOT be offered retroactively or as a refund for application fees already paid.

Questions about the graduate program or application process should be directed to Rebecca David

grad student in lab
Chemistry lab

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