The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Program

Schedule

A schedule from the 2019 Institute is provided below.

 

8 a.m.

9 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Noon

1 p.m.

2 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

7 p.m.

9 p.m.

10 p.m.

Sunday 7/21

8 a.m.
9 a.m.

Arrival and Registration

10:30 a.m.
Noon

Lunch (parents welcome)

1 p.m.

Free time

2 p.m.

 

3:30 p.m.

Welcome and Campus Tours

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

7 p.m.

Community Meeting, Orientation, Res Life Activities, PA Writing Session

 
9 p.m.
10 p.m.

Curfew

Monday 7/22

8 a.m.

Breakfast

9 a.m.

Workshops

10:30 a.m.

Workshops

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Reading

2 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

3:30 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

7 p.m.

Visiting Poet/Writer Reading, Q&A, PA Writing Session

9 p.m.

Res Life games/activities

10 p.m.

Curfew

Tuesday 7/23

8 a.m.

Breakfast

9 a.m.

Workshops

10:30 a.m.

Workshops

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Reading

2 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

3:30 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

7 p.m.

Evening Electives (salon/studio)

Res Life games/activities
9 p.m.
10 p.m.

Curfew

Wednesday 7/24

8 a.m.
9 a.m.

Breakfast

10:30 a.m.

Craft Sessions

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Field Trips

2 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.

Dinner

7 p.m.

Res Life games/activities

9 p.m.
10 p.m.

Curfew

Thursday 7/25

8 a.m.

Breakfast

9 a.m.

Workshops

10:30 a.m.

Workshops

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Reading

2 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

3:30 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

7 p.m.

Visiting Poet/Writer Reading, Q&A, PA Writing Session

9 p.m.

Res Life games/activities

10 p.m.

Curfew

Friday 7/26

8 a.m.

Breakfast

9 a.m.

Workshops

10:30 a.m.

Workshops

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Reading

2 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

3:30 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

7 p.m.

Evening Electives (salon/studio)

Res Life games/activities
9 p.m.
10 p.m.

Curfew

Saturday 7/27

8 a.m.

Breakfast

9 a.m.

Workshops

10:30 a.m.

Workshops

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Reading

2 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

3:30 p.m.

Writing & Free Time

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

7 p.m.

Digital Story Screening & Anthology Launch and Reading Party

9 p.m.
10 p.m.

Curfew

Sunday 7/28

8 a.m.
9 a.m.
10:30 a.m.

10 a.m. Checkout from dorms

Noon
1 p.m.
2 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
7 p.m.
9 p.m.
10 p.m.