Newman Catholic Student Association


The Newman Catholic Student Association (NCSA) is a registered student organization at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  The NSA plans social, service-oriented, liturgical, and spiritual events for the student community at Newman.  The Newman Catholic Student Association is open to all Five-College students.  To join, and to receive email updates, simply fill out our On-Line Registration!  There is no cost or obligation to join.  You can also join our facebook group "UMass NCSA" for periodic Catholic inspiration and event reminders.


For more information about NSA and to view pictures of our past events visit our campus pulse page!  Missed a meeting, just want to learn more?  Send an email to  The NCSA has a great deal of programs planned.  They range from semi-formals to food drives!  Watch the Communitas, listen to the announcements at Mass, or check the Calendar for more information about NCSA's exciting plans for the year!


The NCSA Officers for the 2019-2020 Academic Year:

  • President: Mike Byrne

  • Vice President: Thomas Haines

  • Secretary: Julia Hennessy

  • Treasurer: Steven Haines

  • Community Service Coordinator: Thomas Roberts

  • Event Coordinator: Charlotte Bell

The Newman Catholic Center, located on the UMass Amherst campus, serves the students, faculty, and staff
of the University and the Five College area through events, worship, prayer, community service, and special happenings.

Newman Catholic Center

472 N. Pleasant St.

Amherst, MA 01002


Mission Statement: Empowered by the Spirit and inspired by John Henry Newman's motto: "Heart speaks to Heart" we explore, believe and reach out inclusively to make Jesus Christ present to all who share their journey with us.