The Office of Family Resources Dinner On Us series offers parents an opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children who are responsible, respectful and resourceful.

September 22—December 1, 2014, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 13, October 20

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Members of the campus community are invited to nominate a faculty member who has demonstrated academic quality and leadership to be the next UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar.

October 1—November 28, 2014


Graduating seniors are invited to submit a speech proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker.

October 30—February 3, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

November 3—February 2, 2015

Thanksgiving recess begins after the last class on November 26.

November 26—November 30, 2014

Still on campus for Thanksgiving? Fret not - the Blue Wall has you covered!

November 27, 2014
11:00 am-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Tony Maroulis, University of Massachusetts Amherst director of community relations, holds a series of informal Monday morning meetings open to anyone interested in the university and its relations with its neighbors.

December 1, 2014
8:00 am

Atkins Farms Country Market
Watch student teams pitch their business ideas and compete for a portion of the $10,000 in privately funded prize money to be awarded by the judging panel. The event is free and open to the public, no reservations are required. Refreshments will be served.

December 2, 2014
5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Malcolm X Cultural Center will host the Annual Kwanzaa Celebration. It is one of several signature cultural celebratory events for the campus community and the general public. 

December 2, 2014
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Student Union Ballroom

This is the last day of classes for the Fall 2014 semester.

December 5, 2014