Month of January 2018
The exhibit showcases items curated from Steindl-Rast’s recent donation of correspondence, photographs, writings, audio/visual recordings, art, and publications. 

October 1—January 31, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23, December 23—December 25, December 28—January 1, January 6—January 7, January 14

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns.

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

Wilder Hall, 005

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.

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
April 5, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 005

No classes during the Winter Term holiday break.

December 31—January 1, 2018

The UMass Minuteman Marching Band is marching in the 129th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.

January 1, 2018

Pasadena, California, on TV and live streaming
New Year's Day is observed as a state and federal holiday.

January 1, 2018

WATCH LIVE. UMass Amherst's Minuteman Marching Band performing in the Tournament of Roses Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.

January 1, 2018
11:00 am

Classes resume for Winter Term.

January 2, 2018

Women's Basketball vs. Fordham

January 3, 2018
5:00 pm

Mullins Center

Men's Basketball vs. George Mason

January 3, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass hockey fans, put on your maroon and white and join fans to cheer for the Minutemen as they take on the UMass Lowell Riverhawks at the Tsongas Center.

January 6, 2018
5:00 pm-9:30 pm

Lowell Beer Works
Last day to drop Winter Term classes with a grade of "W" for undergraduates and "DR" for graduate students.

January 8, 2018

A webinar for people who want to live and work on their own terms but don’t know where to begin.

January 10, 2018
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Men's Basketball vs. La Salle

January 10, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Connect with alumni working for companies including Pfizer, Viamark, Emerson College, JP Morgan, Harpoon, Bright Horizons, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and TJX Companies.

January 11, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club
Women's Basketball vs. Saint Joseph's

January 13, 2018
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Men's Basketball vs. Saint Joseph's

January 14, 2018
5:00 pm

Mullins Center

Martin Luther King, Jr.  Day is observed as a state holidays.

January 15, 2018

Want to learn how to save for future expenses?

January 17, 2018
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Online

"Beauty and the Beast performance." Tickets may be picked up the evening of the show at Bowker Auditorium.

January 18, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

 Graduate Film Certificate Program applications are due February 1, 2018.

January 19—February 1, 2018

Online

International Student Day with UMass Hockey vs Northeastern.

January 19, 2018
5:30 pm

Mullins Center

Hockey vs. Northeastern

January 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join fellow alumni before the men's basketball team takes on A-10 rival, Saint Louis, to learn what the Band Alumni Network is all about, our accomplishments in 2017 and how to get involved with the network. Pizza will be served.

January 20, 2018
11:00 am-4:00 pm

George N. Parks Band Building
Join alumni and friends at O’Connell’s Sports Pub & Grille to cheer on the UMass men’s basketball as they compete against the Saint Louis Billikens.

January 20, 2018
11:00 am

O'Connell's Sports Pub & Grille
Join the Pioneer Valley Alumni Network to cheer on your Minutemen as they take on the St. Louis Billikens.

January 20, 2018
12:00 pm

The Hangar
Men's Basketball vs. Saint Louis

January 20, 2018
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Women's Basketball vs. VCU

January 21, 2018
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Spring semester classes begin.

January 22, 2018

On Jan 22-26, the Department of Music and Dance invites all Five College students to audition for a wide range of vocal and instrumental ensembles.

January 22—January 26, 2018

Fine Arts Center Music Wing
Exhibition extended through April 29.

January 23—April 29, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 27—April 29, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The University Programming Council presents February UMass Night Out: Barnyard Bears and Bingo.

January 23, 2018

Student Union, Ballroom

If you audition:Two contrasting monologues preferred.Students without monologues prepared are encouraged to audition.

January 23—January 24, 2018 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Rand Theater

Succulents, ivy, ferns and bulbs will be on sale.

January 24, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Join us for a virtual chat on getting your first mortgage.

January 24, 2018
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Online

The Department of Music and Dance presents the US Coast Guard Chamber Players, under the direction of Richard Wyman.

January 24, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Claudia West, the principle of Phyto Studio, LLC., speaks on "Wild and Neat: Bridging the Gap between Great Planting Design and Ecology."

January 25, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, Atrium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert featuring new compositions and arrangements by Jazz program faculty members.

January 25, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Hockey vs. Maine

January 26, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come watch some of today's latest films not yet released on DVD for free while enjoying complimentary popcorn and refreshments.

January 26—April 29, 2018, Sun/Fri 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
February 23, 2018 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 16—February 18, March 9—March 18, April 13—April 15

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Undergraduate students may receive either the first or second dose of the two-dose Meningitis B vaccine at these walk-in clinics.

January 27, 2018 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
January 30, 2018 11:00 am-3:00 pm
February 1, 2018 11:00 am-2:00 pm
February 8, 2018 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Local preschools will be tabling and sharing resources from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

January 27, 2018
9:30 am-12:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Sketch 22, UMass's premier sketch comedy troupe, is holding auditions.

January 27, 2018 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
January 28, 2018 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Herter Hall

"Carrie: The Musical" is an honors thesis production directed by Erin Hamilton.

January 27, 2018 2:00 pm
January 27, 2018 7:00 pm

Old Chapel

Audition for Mission: IMPROVable,  UMass's premier short form improv troupe.

January 27, 2018 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 28, 2018 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 225

Hockey vs. Maine

January 27, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents Of Friends and Strings, featuring Adriana Contino, cello, and faculty emerita Estela Olevsky, piano.

January 28, 2018
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Tonight's topic: 'Introduction to Positive Behavior Support and Structuring Homes to Support Behavior'.  It is the first session of a 5-week series on Parenting with Positive Behavior.

January 29, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Commonwealth Room

Interested in learning more about sustainability? Don't know where to start?  Come meet student leaders and members who belong to sustainable groups and registered organizations and ask them questions about the work they do on campus.

January 30, 2018
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The College of Nursing’s Spring Seminar Series opens with Elizabeth Evans, assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, speaking on “Public Health Approaches to Address the Opioid Epidemic.”

January 30, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Book party to celebrate the publication of Toussaint Losier and Dan Berger's Rethinking the American Prison Movement.

January 30, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Main Lobby, New Africa House
Men's Basketball vs. Rhode Island

January 30, 2018
6:30 pm

Mullins Center

For auditions, prepare a 1-minute monologue of heightened language.

January 30, 2018 6:30 pm-10:30 pm
January 31, 2018 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Curtain Theater

Have an idea you've been itching to talk about? Working on a project you want to pursue as a venture but need help finding a team? Want to be part of your peers’ business brainstorming processes? See you at Idea Jam, hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.

January 30, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 301

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert featuring violin faculty Elizabeth Chang and Steven Beck, piano.

January 30, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Office of the Equity and Inclusion invites applications for Campus Climate Improvement Grants. We encourage you to take an active role and bring your creativity to the work of improving our campus climate.

January 31—February 13, 2018

Online

 The campus climate ambassadors seek to incorporate the many voices that make up the UMass fabric in a conversation around campus climate. All students, staff, and faculty are eligible to apply or to be nominated.

January 31—February 15, 2018

Online

Women's Basketball vs. Richmond

January 31, 2018
11:30 am

Mullins Center

Reflective writing, art-making, and sharing.

January 31—March 7, 2018, Wednesdays 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 406A

Campus officials will present a public update on the campus master plan, including a review of planning and construction since 2013.

January 31, 2018
5:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-76

Come for a screening of Get Out followed by a facilitated discussionof the film! We will discuss the impacts of racism on individuals &communities at UMass, interrupting microaggressions and buildingcommunity as students of color.

January 31, 2018
6:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Join us as UMass Hillel celebrates the beginning of the semester with some delicious (kosher) dessert and mini-how-to workshops! 

January 31, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst

Have an idea you've been itching to talk about? Working on a project you want to pursue as a venture but need help finding a team? Want to be part of your peers’ business brainstorming processes? See you at Idea Jam, hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.

January 31, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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