Event Details

September 1, 2013
12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Goodell Hall

Room: Lawn

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
New Students Orientation

Student Performances
Check out the main stage for performances by NRBP & Phallacies, Registered Student Organizations, Music & Dance Performance Groups, the Best of Summer NSO Open Mic–and more!

Interactive Displays & Campus Department Tabling
You’ve heard all about the departments here to help, now iss your chance to try their stuff out: PVTA Bus Rack & Roll Demo, Student Firefighters & Fire Safety Demo, Campus Sustainability Bike Tour, UMass Police Department Distracted Driving Tractor Course-and more!

Get Active
Check out a group fitness class on the lawn or join in a pick-up game of flag football!

Carnival Activities & Games
Visit the different booths for everything from body art, to make & take dry erase boards. There’s even mini-golf and a video game trailer!

Sidewalk Chalk Contest
Make your best chalk mural for great prizes!

Community Service stations
Project Linus – make fleece blankets for Project Linus.
Military Care Packages — make cards & care packages for active military members
UMass Permaculture— work day in our award-winning gardens.
Bone Marrow Drive— register to become a donor.

Food Tents
Lunch for new students will be served here and not at the Dining Commons, so you can indulge in the best of UMass Dining with food tents including international cuisine!

Rope Pull – Class of 2017 - Special Sesquicentennial Pull
A special sesquicentennial pull honoring a favorite campus tradition of yesterday!