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.


September 24 – Mass Impact Day of Service, 8 a.m. – 5 p.

September 30 – UMAPA Advisory Council membership application deadline


October 1 – Homecoming

October 10 – Columbus Day

October 11 – Monday class schedule followed

October 11 – Education abroad spring semester application deadline (click here for exceptions)

October 21–23 – Family Weekend

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar