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.


April 26 - Paws Program, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Student Union Ballroom and W.E.B. Du Bois Library


May 2 - Commencement Fair, noon – 4 p.m., Student Union Ballroom

May 2 - Last day of classes

May 4 - Final examinations begin

May 11 - Residence halls close at 8 p.m.

May 11 - Last day of final examinations

May 12-13 - Commencement Weekend

May 22 - Summer Session I begins

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar