Weekly Bulletin

Hazmat training
Environmental Health and Safety will conduct a hazardous materials response exercise for its staff at the Chemical Storage Building on Lower Campus Center Way on Tuesday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Emergency vehicles will be parked at the site and the exercise will take place in space...
Lot 71
Beginning Monday, July 18 and continuing through Wednesday, July 20, Red Lot 71 will be closed from 5 p.m.-7 a.m. for construction. The project, which involves crack sealing, is weather-dependent but is expected to be completed by Thursday morning. Alternate parking for Lot 71 permit holders is...
Campus Parking Garage

A major upgrade to life safety systems and infrastructure at the Campus Parking Garage will require closing garage levels in a phased schedule beginning Thursday, July 14 and continuing through mid-November. Garage entry and exit points will change depending on the schedule of work.

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UMass Amherst wordmark
Campus visits and open forums have been scheduled for the four finalists for the new position of associate provost for student success. The position emerged as a direct outgrowth of the chancellor’s vision and the UMass Amherst strategic planning process, which have both called for a strong...
Bus and ETD sign

A new solar-powered sign at the Fine Arts Center bus stop is helping riders by displaying the estimated time of departure for the next bus on each of the five PVTA routes that use the stop.

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U.S. Flag
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings for a period of five days, until sunset on Tuesday, July 12, in honor of the five fallen officers in Dallas.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Flávia Santos de Araújo Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Tuesday, July 19, 2 p.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Moving Against Clothespins...
Parking map
Parking Lot 12 will be closed for regrading from Thursday, July 7 through Friday, July 15. Alternate parking is available in Parking Lots 26, 33 and 45. Questions about the construction project should be directed to the Parking Services manager, Jon King, at 413/545-6591 or jwking@umass.edu....
SCAF fence lines
Two construction fence lines associated with the South College Academic Facility (SCAF) project are being temporarily shifted. Fence lines in the southwestern corner of the project area have shifted temporarily, closing an accessible parking area on the north side of Goodell Hall. A temporary...
Sidewalk repair map
Construction of a portion of sidewalk on Commonwealth Avenue on the west side of Boyden Gym is underway. The project involves the removal of existing blacktop sidewalk and the installation of concrete sidewalk from the Tobin Service Drive to Lot 42. Pedestrian access will be restricted and...

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