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.



October 12 - Columbus Day, (classes will be held)

October 16 - Last day to drop classes with a ‘W’

October 16-18 - Virtual Family Weekend

October 18-24 - Homecoming November 2: Registration begins for spring 2021



November 2 - Registration begins for spring 2021

November 11 - Veterans Day, (classes will be held)

November 20 - Last day of classes

November 20 - Thanksgiving recess begins after end of classes

November 27 - 28 - Reading Days

November 30 - Final examiations begin



December 4: Last day of final examinations

December 14: Final grades due by midnight


Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar