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.


January 10: Spring semester bills due
January 17: AlcoholEdu and YIS deadline for all new students
January 19: Residence halls re-open for the spring semester at 9 a.m.
January 20: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday (campus closed)
January 21: First day of classes for Spring 2020
January 21: Winter Welcome for new students, 5:30 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium
January 24: 2020 Student Commencement Speaker proposal submission deadline
January 31: UMAPA Advisory Council spring semester application deadline


February 3: Last day of add/drop period
February 3: Immunization records deadline
February 3: Health insurance waiver deadline

Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar