The Office of Parent Services offers a variety of events throughout the year for students and their families:
- Do you have a student new to UMass Amherst? When they go to their orientation, you can go to yours! Parents & Family Orientation  is tailored for new UMass families and provides valuable information in starting your student off right at the University.
- During First-Year move in day we offer Fall Welcome  events in the dining halls. We look forward to welcoming your family to UMass Amherst!
- Every fall we host Family Weekend , an opportunity for families to visit with their students on our campus. We have a variety of fun events planned for the whole family!