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 3: Daylight Saving Time ends
November 4: Spring 2020 registration begins
November 11: Veterans Day (campus closed - no classes)
November 13: Monday class schedule followed
November 23: Thanksgiving recess begins
November 23: Residence halls close for Thanksgiving break at 10 a.m.
November 28: Thanksgiving (campus closed – no classes)


December 1: Residence halls re-open at 10 a.m. 
December 2: Classes resume

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar