Month of August 2014
Get Moving UMass (Campus Recreation's Outreach) is launching an exciting new wellness program this summer focused on improving employee wellness designed specifically for faculty and staff.

July 8—August 14, 2014, Tue/Thu

Recreation Center, meet in lobby

As part of the UMass Amherst Outdoor Summer Arts Project, New York-based artist Jennifer Williams created two 12-feet by 24-feet banners for the south facade of the Fine Arts Center building.

August 1—December 7, 2014 6:00 am-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, FAC south facade

Jeremiah M. Allen was a member of the English department at UMass Amherst for 27 years and was dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Fine Arts from 1970-78 and 1979-82 and acting provost from 1978-79.

August 1, 2014
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, 1001

Following a two-year battle with cancer, University of Massachusetts men's soccer coach Sam Koch passed away on Sunday evening, July 20, at his home in Hadley.

August 3, 2014
12:00 pm

Memorial Chapel at Northfield Mount Hermon School
Come out for music, sunshine and the chance to meet Seattle alumni at the ZooTunes Concert Series featuring jazz, blues, folk and bluegrass music at the Woodlawn Park Zoo. 

August 6, 2014
5:00 pm

Woodland Park Zoo
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive.

August 12, 2014 11:00 am-4:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

In this session, UMass Amherst IT and Apple representatives will highlight Apple’s accessibility offerings, which are already built into their products, including iPhones, iPads and Macs, at no additional fee. These accessibility offerings make it easier for students, faculty, and staff with or without disabilities to perform daily tasks. 

August 19, 2014
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 163

Join the Finance Alumni Network for a Rooftop Networking Social that will bring together forward thinking alumni with a passion for the finance industry.

August 21, 2014
6:00 pm

The residence of Michael Kelley '88
The University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce invite one and all to the 48th Annual Community Breakfast.

August 27, 2014
7:30 am-9:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive.

August 27, 2014
11:00 am-4:30 pm

Campus Center, 163

Commonwealth Honors College’s official induction ceremony launches Honors Fall Orientation and the first year at UMass for new students.

August 29, 2014
5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

Opening weekend hours of operation for several important student services offices:

August 30—September 1, 2014

Celebrate the return of UMass Football to Amherst.

August 30, 2014
September 6, 2014
September 27, 2014
October 18, 2014
November 12, 2014
November 28, 2014

McGuirk Alumni Stadium, and at Gillette Stadium

Going out to a UMass football game has never been easier, or a better deal! Jump on the bus and travel to Gillette Stadium to watch the Minutemen play fantastic opponents.

August 30, 2014
10:00 am-9:00 pm

Cape Cod, Various Locations
Going out to a UMass football game has never been easier or a better deal! Jump on the bus and travel to Gillette Stadium to watch the Minutemen play fantastic opponents.

August 30, 2014 12:00 pm
September 6, 2014 11:00 am

Gillette Stadium

Come meet your downtown neighbors and find out why Amherst is called a perfect place to live.

August 30, 2014
12:30 pm-2:30 pm

North Pleasant Street, Amherst , MA
Watch as UMass Football takes on Boston College and cheer for your Minutemen!

August 30, 2014
2:30 pm-6:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Minutemen open the season under new head coach Mark Whipple at home at Gillette Stadium against cross-state rival Boston College.

August 30, 2014
3:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

UMass invades the Hampshire Mall after hours! Catch a bus from your residential area to Hadley for special discounts, student performances and even a late night movie!

August 30, 2014
9:00 pm-12:00 am

Celebrate the start of the academic year by cheering on the UMass women's soccer team as they open the 2014 home season against Big East foe Providence. 

August 31, 2014
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Join us for a campus festival!

August 31, 2014
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Goodell Lawn
The Campus Center lower level is being converted into an arcade! Students, join us for pinball, driving games, traditional arcade games, and laser tag after move-in!  

August 31, 2014
9:00 pm-2:00 am

Campus Center, Lower Level

Come watch Godzilla on the big screen in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

August 31, 2014
11:00 pm-1:00 am

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall