Month of January 2017
Are you a student who has an idea you've been itching to talk about? Do you have a project you really want to pursue as a venture but you need help finding a team? Are you interested in helping your fellow students out with their entrepreneurial ventures?

January 31—February 2, 2017 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S311

The work of photojournalist Diana Mara Henry spans four decades of political, social, and cultural change in America. 

August 31—January 13, 2017
This event does NOT occur on:
November 24, December 24—January 2, January 8

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level & Floor 25

You are encouraged to apply to be the 2017 Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker to share your thoughts as a graduating senior and have a lead role in the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.

October 18—February 7, 2017

Online

Graduate Film Certificate Program applications are due February 21, 2017.

November 21—February 21, 2017

Online

Applications are being accepted now through the priority deadline of January 29, 2017. View event details for more information.

November 21—January 29, 2017

New Africa House

Join UMass President Marty Meehan, along with alumni, parents and friends from the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell and Medical School campuses, to cheer on the New England Patriots in Miami.

January 1, 2017
11:00 am

Hard Rock Stadium (formerly Sun Life Stadium)
Due to New Year's Day falling on Sunday, Jan. 1, the campus will observe the holiday on Monday, Jan. 2 as specified by state law.

January 2, 2017

Faculty should submit final grades for the fall semester by noon.

January 3, 2017

Winter Term classes resume.

January 3, 2017

The UMass Architecture Department presents “Beyond the Building,”  an exhibit featuring diverse artifacts made by the faculty. 

January 3—February 10, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 10:00 am-6:00 pm

UMass NYPOP
Come support your Minutemen as they take on American International.

January 3, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Minutewomen face the Rams.

January 4, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Put on your maroon and white and join fellow UMass alumni at Fenway Park for the annual Frozen Fenway series where the Minutemen will compete against the Boston University Terriers. (This game was postponed from Saturday, Jan. 7 because of weather.

January 8, 2017
11:30 am-4:30 pm

The Baseball Tavern
Last day for Winter Term students to withdraw from classes with a record of 'W."

January 9, 2017

A seven-week course designed to provide growers with regulatory certainty in a time of many regulatory changes. 

January 10, 2017
9:00 am-3:30 pm

Brigham Hill Community Farm
Learn more about the newly launched M.S. Business and Analytics, designed especially for non-business majors to make them more competitive in every kind of organization.

January 10, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Faculty and instructors are invited to learn more about “Universal Design for Learning” and how universal design principles support accessible classroom environments.

January 11, 2017
10:00 am-12:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 720

Come support your Minutemen as they take on Dayton at the Mullins Center.

January 11, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Stop by the Studio Arts Building printmaking studio to meet Artist in Residence Caitlin Cherry and to see her project in progress.

January 12—January 20, 2017

Studio Arts Building, 10 printmaking stuido

Amherst Leisure Services' Community Theater stages "Shrek the Musical," directed by Kimberly E.

January 12, 2017 7:30 pm
January 13, 2017 7:30 pm
January 14, 2017 1:00 pm
January 15, 2017 1:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Swimming & Diving vs. Bryant

January 14, 2017
12:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Come support your Minutemen as they take on UMass Lowell.

January 14, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Duquesne.

January 15, 2017
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed as a state and federal holiday.

January 16, 2017

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science will present “Distilling Your Message,” an interactive program that will help researchers craft short, clear, conversational statements about what they do and why it matters.

January 17, 2017
8:30 am-10:00 am

Integrative Learning Center, N151

Women's Swimming & Diving vs. Rhode Island

January 17, 2017
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Come support your Minutemen as they take on Saint Joseph's at the Mullins Center.

January 18, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Amherst Leisure Services' Community Theater stages "Shrek the Musical," directed by Kimberly E. Overtree.

January 19—January 21, 2017, Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
January 21—January 22, 2017, weekends 1:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Hours of operation for student services offices during Spring Opening 2017.

January 21—January 23, 2017

All Campus

Last day of classes for Winter Term.

January 21, 2017

Come support your Minutemen as they take on Fordham at the Mullins Center.

January 21, 2017
12:30 pm

Mullins Center

Start the semester by cheering on the UMass Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams. Free game admission and reception with food between the games for all international students and their families.

January 21, 2017
12:30 pm-5:00 pm

Mullins Center

The exhibit examines the history of Quakers and Quakerism in New England drawing upon the extraordinary records of the New England Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends.

January 23—August 18, 2017, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
This event does NOT occur on:
July 4

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level, Floor 25

Spring semester classes begin.

January 23, 2017

Help UMass and your residence hall out-green the competition by participating in the 2017 RecycleMania competition.

January 23—April 1, 2017

All Campus

The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Color Woodblock Prints,” an exhibition by Linda Mahoney ’79.

January 23—April 27, 2017, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 8:00 am-11:00 pm
January 27—April 28, 2017, Fridays 8:00 am-5:00 pm
January 28—April 22, 2017, Saturdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm
January 29—April 23, 2017, Sundays 1:00 pm-11:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 11—March 12, March 18—March 19

Science and Engineering Library, Second Floor

Begin 2017 with a fresh approach to break through barriers and unleash your creative potential.

January 24, 2017
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

The Department of Music and Dance presents a performance by faculty members Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone; Eric Berlin, trumpet and Ludmila Krasin, piano.

January 24, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Comic art is a worldwide and intensely democratic medium with the power to give voice to the voiceless and marginalized.

January 25—February 22, 2017, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
January 29—February 19, 2017, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 20

Herter Art Gallery

The first Social Science Matters lecture of the semester will feature speaker Douglas Massey, professor of sociology at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He will discuss the work he has done with legislators and policymakers in developing his migration research for policy use. 

January 25, 2017
11:30 am

Campus Center, Amherst Room

In this talk, Professor Zhao suggests that to meet the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, education needs a new paradigm that enhances human diversity, creativity and entrepreneurial thinking.

January 25, 2017
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-176

Enjoy great conversation with students and UMass community members over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

January 25, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Put on your maroon and white and join the St. Louis Alumni Network for a night of exciting men's basketball as the UMass Minutemen take on the St. Louis University Billikens at Chaifetz Arena.

January 25, 2017
5:00 pm

Pappy's Smokehouse
Volunteer, Internship and Work-study positions are available for 5-college students, staff and Hampshire County community members.  Make a difference in your community and receive professional training. Application priority deadline is March 24, 2017. Apply Online: http://www.umass.edu/cwc/take-action/join-our-staff

January 26—March 24, 2017

The Faculty Senate's first meeting of the spring semester will include an address by former state rep. Ellen Story

January 26, 2017
3:30 pm

Herter Hall, 227

Eligible participants earn a $25 gift card for each study visit.

January 26—February 16, 2017, Tue/Thu 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), South Clinic

The UMass Music Department's world-class jazz faculty combine for a program featuring originals and standards.

January 26, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

WWE, making its Amherst debut, comes to the Mullins Center in March 19 with “WWE LIVE Road to Wrestlemania!”

January 27, 2017
10:00 am

Mullins Center

Saxophonists Stacy Wilson, Stephen Page, Matt Evans & Dana Booher comprise the Zzyyzx (pronounced “zie-zix”) Quartet, named for a famously mysterious roadway outside of Los Angeles.

January 27, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come enjoy a free movie presented by University Programming Council in the Cape Cod Lounge. Popcorn and beverages provided.

January 27, 2017 8:00 pm-11:00 pm
January 29, 2017 8:00 pm-11:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Families with young children--come join us for a fun, free preschool festival, to learn more about local preschool programs, and to be entertained by a lively array of children's entertainment.

January 28, 2017
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Women's Tennis vs. Quinnipiac

January 28, 2017
12:30 pm

Bay Road Tennis Club

Come support your Minutemen as they take on George Mason at the Mullins Center.

January 28, 2017
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join the Pioneer Valley Alumni Network and cheer for UMass men's basketball as we take on George Mason.

January 28, 2017
1:00 pm

Newman Catholic Center Café
Join your Los Angeles Alumni Network for an Inland Empire get-together as we put out a call for volunteers to join our Network.

January 28, 2017
6:00 pm

The Back Abbey
Eight artists, all members of the Zea Mays Printmaking studio in Florence, Massachusetts, tell stories through prints, drawings, paintings, installations and video. Opening Reception January 29, 2-4 p.m.

January 31—February 17, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
January 29—February 12, 2017, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Violinist Elizabeth Chang and guest pianist Steven Beck present a performance of works by Hindemith, Dohnanyi, Suk and Kirchner.

January 29, 2017
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Weekly 30-minute mindfulness practice followed by sharing of resources, action-based opportunities, and ideas.

January 30—May 8, 2017, Mondays 3:00 pm-3:45 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1638

Caroline Gould of Career Services will help students edit their resume and review interview etiquette.

January 30, 2017
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 512 (Career Services)

Ta'zieh is open to theater majors and community members of all ages, race, ethnic origin, ability, sexual orientation or gender identification.

January 30—January 31, 2017 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Curtain Theater

“Play Lab”  is open to theater majors and community members of all ages, race, ethnic origin, ability, sexual orientation or gender identification.

January 30—January 31, 2017 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

First meeting of the semester for the HFA Student Leadership Board-we will have free pizza and calzones along with a scavenger hunt. Meet us in the South College Atrium.

January 30, 2017
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

South College, Atrium

The Stonewall Center and University Health Services sponsor rapid HIV and sexually transmitted infection (gonorrhea and chlamydia) testing on campus during the school year for UMass students.

January 31, 2017
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

The Internship Fair features local opportunities in the arts, arts management and cultural non-profit fields. Internship providers in attendance will include non-profit arts and cultural organizations, museums, performing arts organizations, galleries, bands, choirs, social justice organizations, creative businesses and independent artists with spring and summer learning opportunities for UMass students.

January 31, 2017
11:00 am-2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

International Student Day: UMass Men's Hockey Game vs. Northeastern.

January 31, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come support your Minutemen as they take on Northeastern.

January 31, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center