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.


May

May 22 - Summer Session I begins

June

June 1- Housing Preference Applications available for first-year and transfer students
June 5 - Summer New Students Orientation (NSO) begins
June 30 - Optional Summer Session I classes end

July

July 4 - Independence Day
July 5 - Enrollment opens for UPay installment payment plan
July 10 - First day of Optional Summer Session II classes
July 14- Housing Preference Applications deadline for first-year students
July 15 - Fall 2017 bills available on SPIRE
July 20- Housing Preference Applications deadline for transfer students

August

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

September

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