SciShield will be replacing the CEMS database to provide a comprehensive solution for total lab management.  SciShield will incorporate all of the functions currently served by the CEMS database to enable full integration of chemical inventory, hazardous waste, lab assessments, training, and more!  To learn more about the progress of the the transition, see the latest updates here.  Stay tuned!

The UMass Public Health Promotion Center’s (PHPC) mission is to prevent illness and to promote and protect the health and wellness of the campus community as a Health Promoting University. We provide many of the same services and functions of a local health department in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We serve all members of the campus community and partner with local, regional and state health and human service agencies to provide health and wellness opportunities to the campus.

UMass Amherst has been recognized as a Skin Smart Campus by The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention.

Ensuring the well-being of our community, we are providing a safe and healthy learning and living environment on and off campus, pledging to keep indoor tanning devices off our campus and our affiliated buildings. We also promote skin cancer prevention policies and education.

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