The goal of the MSA is to create an Islamic atmosphere on campus to facilitate spiritual growth and understanding among Muslims and Non-Muslims. This is executed through creating social and recreational activites as well as with lectures and discussions.
Board Members - 2010-2011
If you would like to contact please send an e-mail to
. Although e-mail is the best way you can also call us at (413)-577-2205 from off-campus or 7-2205 from on-campus.
We are conveniently located in the Student Union in Room 321. Feel free to come by the office whenever you would like.
MSA Mailing List
MSA sends emails regularly to announce events and relay information about services on campus that cater to Muslims. Please click here to subscribe!
Jummah prayer is offered every Friday in the Campus Center and Hampshire Mosque. The exact room is e-mailed every week on the MSA mailing list. Congregation starts at 1:00 and the sermon starts at 1:15.
The MSA shares a room in the student union with the Arab Student Club and is open to everyone. It is a great place to perform prayer in between classes, get some work done on one of its computers, or enjoy some reading from its collection of books. Our address is at:
321 Student Union
University of Massachusetts
41 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9245
The MSA can aid in making college life compatible with spiritual life. If you are in need of a meal plan or housing exemption please contact the MSA. We can help with any other trouble that may need exempting.
The MSA hosts many types of events throughout the semester. These events range from social events and community service to social events. Events like ramadan iftaars, halaqas, bowling, videos, and lunches. The best way to stay informed about any events is through the MSA mailing list and this wesite.
Hampshire Mosque is located right off campus in Amherst Center. Multiple bus routes go by making a trip to the mosque easy. They also do many events and have many classes and halaqas. More information can be found here.
Dining Commons - Halal food is provided at the Worcester Dining Commons Oak Room by Northeast residential area every weekday. The food is put out at about 6:30PM.