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.


February 13 - Career Blast fair: campus wide job and internship fair, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center, lower level
February 18 - Presidents’ Day (no classes)
February 19 - Monday class schedule followed
February 27 - Paws program, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium and W.E.B. Du Bois Library
March 1 - FAFSA priority deadline
March 6 - Summer jobs and internship fair, noon – 3 p.m., Goodell Building, 5th floor lounge
March 9 - Residence halls close for spring break at 10 a.m.
March 17 - Residence halls reopen at 10 a.m.
March 18 - Classes resume
March 19 - Mid-semester date (last day to drop with “W” and select “P/F”)
March 20 - Off Campus Housing Fair, , 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Campus Center Concourse

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar