Hey UMass!  What are you doing this summer?  Are you gaining business experience at an internship? Making money at a job?  Traveling the world, or just hanging out? 

June 26—August 31, 2015


The annual Community Breakfast signals the start of the academic year and is an opportunity to meet newcomers to our community, see old friends, neighbors and colleagues, and to talk about the year ahead.   

September 1, 2015
7:30 am-9:00 am

Student Union, Ballroom

Everything you need for your room and more. New2U collects unwanted items from across campus each spring during move-out and resells these collected item each fall during move-in. 

September 6—September 7, 2015 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Come to the Haigis Mall for some food, fun and a chance to see old friends and meet new ones.

September 7, 2015
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Haigis Mall

Fall semester classes begin.

September 8, 2015
8:00 am

All Campus

A chance for the UMass community to get to know the RSOs (Registered Student Organizations) and many University offices, and for the RSOs and University offices to table and recruit.  

September 8, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Haigis Mall

Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual? Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+?  Then come to this reception to meet new people and learn about our weekly support and discussion group.

September 9, 2015
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 102

Kick off the school year by visiting the campus LGBTQIA center and meeting new and returning lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, intersex, and ace students and supporters.

September 10, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Stonewall Center

This annual event is designed to welcome new and returning students, faculty and staff to campus.

September 10, 2015
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Five College New Music Festival: Premieres, a concert featuring the winner of the Five College Composers Competition, Polina Nazaykinskaya, and the presentation of new works for violin duo.

September 12, 2015
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall