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.


August 4- Fall housing assignments posted
August 10 - First installment for UPay payment plan due
August 17- Fall 2017 Bills due
August 18 - Optional Summer Session II classes end


September 1 - Move-in Day (first-year students)
September 1 – Deadline to complete MyStudentBody and YIS: Your Intervention Strategies (new Students only)
September 2 - Move-in Day (transfer students)
September 2-4 - Fall NSO
September 3 - Move-in Day (returning students)
September 4 - Labor Day (no classes)
September 5 - First day of classes and deadline to enroll in the UPay payment plan
September 18 - Last day of Add/Drop
September 18 - Deadline to change meal plan for Fall semester
September 18 - Deadline to waive the Student Health Benefit Plan

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar