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Here is a tentative schedule of events for all Spring Open Houses for admitted students. A detailed schedule will be provided at registration.
Since Open House events are held across campus, please wear comfortable shoes and be prepared in the event of inclement weather.
Early Campus Tours. Take a 45-minute walking tour of campus. Meet in the Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union. The last early tour will leave the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union promptly at 8:15 a.m. Additional tours are available in the afternoon. Please indicate your interest in taking a tour when registering so we can plan accordingly.
Registration Opens (Student Union Lobby). Please bring the check-in barcode you received when you registered online.
Campus Resource Fair. Representatives from academic departments, residence life, dining services, student programs, parent services, and other areas will be available to talk with you.
Enjoy the musical entertainment of a UMass Amherst a capella group.
University Welcome. The UMass Amherst community welcomes you! The Director of Admissions and faculty / student speakers will formally welcome you to campus and provide an overview of the day's program.
Tour of Pre-Veterinary Laboratories and the Hadley Farm. This tour is offered specifically for those interested in Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary Studies. The tour is offered only once, and will depart from the Cape Cod Lounge in the Student Union. Transportation for this tour will be provided. Please indicate your interest in taking the tour when registering so we can plan accordingly. Please note that this tour overlaps with the Welcome and FYI session.
Information Sessions. Choose one option:
Lunch break. Lunch will be provided in our award-winning Dining Commons and campus eateries.
Academic Sessions. Meet with representatives from the UMass Schools/Colleges and academic departments to learn more about the academic offerings. To determine the availability of individual departments and schools/colleges, click here .
Campus Tour. Departs from the Campus Center Information Desk at 2:30 p.m. Take a 75-minute walking tour of campus. Please note that previous tours during the day are condensed, lasting approximately 45 minutes.
Recreation Center Tours. (Depart from the Recreation Center Lobby) Tour our comprehensive, inclusive, and progressive recreation program that encourages an active and healthy lifestyle and promotes student development and leadership.
University Museum of Contemporary Art (Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center) Tour our multidisciplinary, international teaching museum for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art. The museum is open free of charge to all guests.
University Store (Campus Center) Your registration packet contains a discount coupon for UMass clothing and gift purchases when you spend $50 or more. Refer to the coupon or consult with store staff for exclusions.