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Discussion on Culture and Identity

Posted by Katherine Esten on November 2, 2017 in the UMass Daily Collegian

culture & leadershipThe Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS) continued their seven-week discussion series on culture and leadership through the lens of Kwanzaa.  Read more..




supply closetSACL Student Care Supply Closets Now Open

Student Affairs and Campus Life now operates five Student Care Supply Closets across campus to provide free toiletries and household items to students who are facing economic insecurity and/or an unexpected financial emergency. Our hope is that access to these items will help students facing difficult decisions about every day expenses. 
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let's talk

Let's Talk 

When something’s bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution. Now, there’s an informal, convenient, confidential way to get insight and information – “Let’s Talk.

Facilitator:  Stacey Lopez for most Mondays, Let's Talk at CMASS.  Check meeting schedule here...

derekMornings  with Derek Dunlea, Student Trustee
Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00 am
Wilder Hall, Rm. 005

Student Trustee  Derek Dunlea, a junior political science and economics major, is at CMASS in Wilder Hall on Tuesdays to discuss some student concerns, local and national news, sports or just any topic. Find out what a student trustee does!

Have some munchkins!



como se dice¿Como se dice?
Every other Wednesday starting 10/4, 11/1, 15, 29 and 12/6
Latinx American Cultural Center
Hampden DC, 2nd Floor

Como se dice? is held every other Wednesday from 4:30-5:30pm in the LACC in Hampden DC, 2nd Floor.  This is a bi-weekly 45 minute engagement program that seeks to examine Spanish idioms in relation to current experiences within the Diaspora.


native voicesNative Voices: Storytelling Circle

Every other Monday starting 10/2
Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center
Chadbourne Hall B-3

Join us at the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center to listen to our special guests who will share their stories with us. Native Voices is held every other Monday from 5:30-6:30pm. Refreshments provided!  Everyone's welcome!




ask a lawyerAsk a Lawyer Anything!
Tuesdays - Starting September 12, 2017
12:00-2:00 pm
Wilder Hall 005

Come and talk to one of your lawyers from the Student Legal Services Office  and have your questions answered:



fafsaFAFSA  Help Days @ CMASS
Thursdays, 2:15-4:30
Rm.005, Wilder Hall

Come and meet with a Financial Aid Counselor and get answers to questions that you might have about your FAFSA.  The FAFSA personnel is at CMASS every Thursday to assist you.  Don't miss out on this opportunity!

Every first Thursday (it started October 5) until  March 1, of  every month (refer to flyer for dates) non-traditional students and families can come to consult with a Financial Aid Counselor for assistance and FAFSA help.


connections in colorConnections in Color
Every Thursday
Wilder Hall, Rm. 102

Connections in Color is a group where students of color can find their UMass Voice by participating in discussions regarding academic and social pressures of being a student of color at  UMass. Topics vary from mental health and wellness, improving self-esteem and confidence, building and improving relationship and so much more.

Confidentiality is highly observed.