UMass Amherst Family Weekend

Family Weekend at UMass Amherst
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Online registration is now closed.

You may register on-site at the Campus Center concourse (near the University Store) Friday, October 4 from 5-8pm or Saturday, October 5 from 8:30am-12noon.

The on-site registration fee is $40. Remember to bring your checkbook or credit card if you wish to register on-site.

Family Weekend Fee Scholarship

For some families, attending Family Weekend may create a financial hardship. Our office has a limited amount of funds to assist families, if this fee does pose a difficulty.

If you wish to apply for a fee scholarship, please email us at before you submit your online registration. You should include your student’s name, ID#, and your name. Please note that you must have a FAFSA on file in order to be eligible for consideration.

Note: The scholarship only covers the Family Weekend registration fee only. The scholarship does not include the Family Weekend Dinner. You will be responsible for any additional costs such as travel, overnight accommodations, and/or meals.