Events will be updated throughout December and January. Please check back often for the latest details!
Sunday, January 17
Residence Halls Open for Move-In
For more details, visit Living at UMass
Winter Welcome Program
4:30PM, Campus Center Auditorium
Meet campus leaders and pick up a free UMass t-shirt. Immediately following the program, join your classmates for your class picture and reception.
Monday, January 18
MLK Day Film and Dialogue
Student Union Ballroom
Join Student Activities and Involvement in a discussion about the civil rights movement and its relationship to current movements.
Tuesday, January 19
First Day of Classes
Check your schedule in SPIRE for class locations.
Wednesday, January 20
Spring Activities Expo
4-6PM, Student Union Ballroom
Come find out how you can get involved with campus organizations this spring! Hundreds of student clubs will be available.
Friday, January 22
Five-College New Student Night
6-7:30 PM, Fine Arts Center Lobby
The Five College Consortium unites all colleges and universities in the area: Amherst College, Hampshire College, Smith College, Mt. Holyoke College and UMass Amherst. This event brings together students new to the Five Colleges for Spring 2016. Come and meet some new people and enjoy free food from UMass Dining!
7 PM, Mullins Center
Root for the Minutemen as they take on Boston College!
Saturday, January 23
12:00 PM, Mullins Center
Cheer for your Minutemen in their game against Saint Louis!
WMUA Poster Sale
Monday, January 25 - Friday January 29
9 AM-5 PM in the Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
A large poster sale with thousands of posters!
Additional UMass Calendars
Meet other new students joining the UMass Amherst community in Spring 2016 on our Facebook group!