Fit in an extra class, complete a requirement, and earn a few more credits.

December 26—January 19, 2019
This event does NOT occur on:
December 31—January 1


Community Breakfast and Awards Ceremony hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Amherst, Inc.

January 19, 2019
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Amherst Regional Middle School
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts. 

January 21, 2019

All Campus

The Springfield celebration is one of the largest Dr. King Day events in the state with over 2,500 people in attendance. 

January 21, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

MassMutual Center
Welcome to a brand new semester at UMass Amherst.

January 22, 2019

All Campus

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic.

January 25, 2019
9:00 am-12:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV.No appointment needed. HPV vaccinations also available.

January 28, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center Room 163
Held annually since 1989, the gala is a fundraiser for the Fine Arts Center’s Arts/Access programs that provide free Angel Tickets to local human service agencies and daytime Global Arts performances for school-aged children, as well as support for Jazz in July scholarships, special exhibitions, artist residencies and more.

February 2, 2019
6:00 pm-11:30 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

All are invited to attend a special symposium in honor of James E. Young, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English and Judaic Studies and founder of the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

February 5, 2019
10:00 am-6:30 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

The Department of Music and Dance, in conjunction with the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies and the Fine Arts Center, present the Langston Hughes Project featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet.

February 5, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium