October 5—December 7, 2017, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
January 25—April 26, 2018, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23, March 15

FAFSA Help Days

Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns. Non-traditional students and families can come in for advising and FAFSA help. 

October 5, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
November 2, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
December 7, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
January 25, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
February 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
March 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

FAFSA Extended/Extra Help Hours

Can't make it to the regularly scheduled FAFSA help hours? Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns during our extended hours. Non-traditional students and families can come in for advising and FAFSA Help.

Spring 2018 International Coffee Hour

January 25, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 6, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 21, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 9, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 22, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 2, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 18, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 1, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

International Coffee Hour Series

International Coffee Hour.

Join us to enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

Co-sponsored by International Programs Office and Student Affairs and Campus Life

February 1, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

'The Intersection: Untold Stories of Women of Color On the Move'

Join us for a forum on often-unrecognized individuals in the civil rights and women's movements to mark the start of Black History Month.

The event will also feature research from the new work, “It's Our Movement Now,” by Laura L. Lovett, associate professor of history. Event speakers will include Demetria Rougeaux Shabazz and Amilcar Shabazz from the Afro-American Studies Department.

Presented by UMass Amherst, Bay Path University, the Pan African Historical Museum USA and the Springfield Republican


February 5, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Film: 'Talking Black in America'

Linguistics scholar Walt Wolfram will be screening "Talking Black in America," a new documentary from the Language and Life Project at North Carolina State.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with Wolfram.

Kamala Bhagat, left, with one of her hairstyles  on artist Sonya Clark, right

February 7, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Performance: 'Hairdressers Are My Heroes' by Artist Sonya Clark

Witness an ancient African hairstyle from a sculpture in the exhibition  Five Takes on African Art / 42 Paintings by Fred Wilson, recreated by the hands of stylist Kamala Bhagat on the head of artist Sonya Clark. Clark’s work often features hair and combs to speak meaningfully about cultural heritage, gender, beauty standards, race and identity.

Whitney Battle-Baptiste

February 19, 2018
12:30 pm

Film Screening: 'Hidden Figures' with Talk by Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Science On The Screen presents the film, “Hidden Figures," followed by a talk by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Department of Anthropology.

The film tells the story he story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.


February 21, 2018
4:00 pm

SGA Night of Culture

Join us for SGA's campus-wide outreach night.


February 21, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

24th Annual Du Bois Lecture: Reiland Rabaka

Reiland Rabaka is the featured speaker at the 24th annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture, titled "W.E.B. Du Bois and the Emergence of the Civil Rights Movement."

March 3, 2018
6:30 pm

Arab Cultural Night

This night will be celebrating Arab culture though food, music, and dancing! We will be having a variety of cultural performances including bellydancing, the Layali music ensemble, and the traditional Arabic dabke dance.