Winter Welcome Week


Sunday, January 22

Residence Halls Open for Move-In

9 AM-10 PM

For more details, visit Living at UMass

Winter Welcome Program

4 PM, Campus Center Auditorium

Hear from campus leaders including Chancellor Subbaswamy and Student Government Association President Anthony Vitale. Learn about UMass values and traditions. Immediately following the program, join your classmates for your class picture (pick up a free UMass t-shirt!) and a reception with hot chocolate.


Monday, January 23

First Day of Classes

Check your schedule in SPIRE for class locations.


Wednesday, January 25

Spring Activities Expo

3-7 PM, Student Union Ballroom

Come find out how you can get involved with campus organizations this spring! Hundreds of student clubs will be available.


Saturday, January 28

Men’s Basketball

1 PM, Mullins Center

Cheer for your Minutemen in their game against George Mason!


On-Going Events

WMUA Poster Sale

Sunday, January 22 - Friday January 27

9 AM-5 PM in the Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union

A large poster sale with thousands of posters!


Additional UMass Calendars

UMass Events Calendar

Campus Pulse Events Calendar


Get Social

Meet other new students joining the UMass Amherst community in Spring 2017 on our Facebook group!