#40DaysofUMass: Day 3

Get to know CMASS

The Center for Multicultural Advancement & Student Success (CMASS) is your place for peer mentoring, social connections, cultural events, and support navigating campus life. CMASS is located in Wilder Hall with cultural centers across campus. Visit their website and subscribe to their mailing list through Campus Pulse.


Upcoming Events

For information on how to access virtual events visit the Virtual Student Life Calendar

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

1 pm EST | Off Campus Housing Advising
Looking for off campus housing? Need help with your housing situation? General off campus housing questions? We'll be here to help answer questions you may have about off campus housing.

4 pm EST | Arcade Night
Join UPC for a night of classic games.

5:30 pm EST | Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Support Group
Free and open to all UMass and 5 College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning. Co-Sponsored by the UMass Stonewall Center. Students located in any state, or internationally are welcome. Sessions will take place over zoom.

6 pm EST | Transfer Students Forum
It can be hard to transfer to a new school, especially since the beginning of fall semester is mostly centered around first year students. Live, who is a transfer student herself, will host a short info session about her experience transferring to UMass and how she was able to become engaged in the UMass community. Brought to you by Team Positive Presence.

7 pm EST | Bi, Pan, Queer Collective Weekly Meeting
Weekly meeting and discussion group for (BPQC) the Bisexual, Pansexual, Queer Collective Student Group. Brought to you by the Stonewall Center.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

6:30 - 8 pm EST | LGBTQIA+ Support and Discussion Group
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual? Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+? Then join this weekly peer support and discussion group. Facilitated by staff of the Stonewall Center. Meets every Wednesday 6:30 - 8 pm.

7 pm EST | Wellbeing Night
Students can tune in virtually for a variety of wellbeing activities. Brought to you by UPC.

7 pm EST | Trivia Night: Disney Edition
Students can bond over their love for Disney Movies such as Lion King or Beauty & the Beast and test their knowledge about both the classics and the movies produced by Disney! The trivia will take form of Kahoot where students can use their phones, tablets or computers to join the game.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

5 pm EST | Balloon Animals 
Have a balloon animal creation session where student facilitators demonstrate how to create various types of balloon animals for some lighthearted childlike fun and de-stressing during the first few days of the semester. Brought to you by Team Positive Presence (TPP)

4 pm EST | Cultural Connections
Presented by CMASS.

Friday, August 28, 2020

12 pm EST | Friendship Bracelet Making
Enjoy a stress-relieving crafting session with peers! Learn how to make friendship bracelets that will give you something simple to do with your hands while thinking through difficult assignments, to helpp you focus while attending virtual lectures, as well as cheap affordable jewelry and decor!

4 pm EST | Stonewall Center Virtual Welcome Event
LGBTQIA+ Student Meet & Greet and welcome event. A fun way to get to know each other and learn about LGBTQIA+ life at UMass for new and returning students.

6 pm EST | K-POW!
If you enjoy listening to Kpop or love watching Korean dramas/movies, or if you're on a journey to learn Korean and have deep respect for the culture, join our virtual chat where students can share recommendations, share their music playlist, watch scenes from a show together, or share their interest in learning Korean. Brought to you by Team Positive Presence.

7 pm EST | Coffee & Canvas
Presented by UPC.

8 pm EST | Movie Night
Presented by UPC.

Saturday, August 29, 2020 

2 pm | Mug Decorating
Join TPP staff to socialize and unwind while decorating mugs or cups you have around!