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 20 - Presidents' Day (no classes)

February 27 - Paws program, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Student Union Ballroom and the W.E.B. Du Bois library

March 1 - Domestic exchange and fall semester education abroad application deadline

March 1 - FAFSA priority deadline

March 8 - Mid-semester date (last day to drop with “W” and select “P/F”)

March 11 - Residence halls close for spring break at 10 a.m.

March 19 - Residence halls reopen at 10 a.m.

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar