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.


November 18 - Residence halls close for Thanksgiving break at 10 a.m.
November 26 - Residence halls re-open at 10 a.m.
November 27 - Classes resume
December 4 - Paws therapy dog program, Student Union Ballroom
and W.E.B Du Bois Library, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
December 12 - Last day of classes
December 14 – 20 - Final exams
December 21 - Residence halls close at 10 a.m.
December 26 - First day of optional winter term classes

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar