Important Dates

Here are a few important dates that parents should know about along with other campus events. For a complete listing of events and academic calendar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as well as the other four colleges in the area, please visit the links below.


February 19 - Presidents’ Day (no classes)
February 22 - Career Blast Job and Internship Fair, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center, lower level
February 28 - Paws program, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Student Union Ballroom and W.E.B. Du Bois library


March 1 - Domestic exchange and 2018 study abroad application deadline
March 1 - FAFSA priority deadline
March 7 - Mid-semester date (last day to drop with “W” and select “P/F”)
March 7 - Off Campus Housing Fair, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Campus Center Concourse
March 10 - Residence halls close for spring break at 10 a.m.
March 18 - Residence halls reopen at 10 a.m.
March 19 - Classes resume

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar