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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.


October 2015

October 6: USafe 2015, 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Student Union North Lawn & Plaza
October 12: Columbus Day (no classes)
October 14 – 17: Homecoming Weekend
October 14: Monday class schedule followed (for Columbus Day holiday)
October 18: Fall open house for prospective students at the Mullins Center
October 21: Paws Program, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Student Union Ballroom
October 22: Mid-semester; last day to drop classes with a ‘W’
October 28: Majors Fair, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium


Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar