Newcomers and those returning to the campus this fall will be greeted by the completion of the new state-of-the art Integrative Learning Center classroom building and Lincoln Campus Center dining renovations, the return of Metawampe and two major additions to McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
Move-in for 3,800 members of the entering class at UMass Amherst begins on Friday, Aug. 29 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Transfer students and North Apartments residents are to arrive between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m on Saturday. The rest of the 13,000 on-campus residents are scheduled to arrive on Sunday, Aug. 31.
UMass Amherst alumnus and Boston sports media personality Marc Bertrand (98.5 The Sports Hub, Comcast SportsNet New England) will emcee a pep rally in downtown Boston on Aug. 27 in support of the UMass Minuteman football team, which opens the 2014 season Aug. 30 at Gillette Stadium against Boston College.
UMass Amherst kicks off another school year as it welcomes an estimated 4,650 new students to the Commonwealth’s flagship campus. The busy schedule through Labor Day is part of the New Students Orientation and First Week programs.
UMass Amherst has been recognized as one of the best 50 campuses in the country for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students by Campus Pride, a support and advocacy organization for LGBT college students.
Residential Life is again using a centralized check-in system that employs reservation times for arriving students moving into campus housing, according to Sarah Rastallis, Residence Hall Services manager.
The reservation system is a key component of move-in because it staggers arrivals to campus...
AMHERST, Mass. – The academic accomplishments and leadership experience of 14 University of Massachusetts Amherst students have been recognized with the awarding of grants from the 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They are heading off to points across the globe – from Iceland and...