Student Activity
The UMass Innovation Challenge competitive events are designed to help and reward UMass students and young alumni who want to pursue a novel business idea and develop it into a marketable product.

March 2, 2016
10:00 am-4:30 pm

Campus Center

GradImages® will be on campus to take cap and gown photos, as well as professional photos.

March 8—March 10, 2016 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

Enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks served by Dining Services. 

March 8, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks served by Dining Services. 

March 25, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

April 3, 2016
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Track & Field Complex

Senior portrait and professional portrait opportunities are available through GradImages®.

April 5—April 7, 2016 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

Enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks served by Dining Services. 

April 7, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

The Innovation Challenge concludes with this Shark Tank style Final Competition, where teams compete in front of a panel of judges that includes entrepreneurs, experts, consultants and sponsors of the event.

April 7, 2016
5:00 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

The HFA Student Showcase is a chance for the entire UMass Amherst campus to witness the brilliant creativity of students with majors and minors in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

April 19, 2016
2:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks served by Dining Services. 

April 19, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

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