#40Days of UMass: Day 30


UMass Amherst provides an incredible amount of opportunity to learn about and practice sustainable living in a collaborative environment. Over the past 10 years, the university has established itself as a leader in sustainable development and education and has been ranked among Top 50 Green Colleges by Princeton Review.

Recycling is an expectation for students at UMass Amherst and the community is asked to familiarized themselves with recycling guidelines, posted everywhere that students bring their waste and online at UMass.edu/recycle.

Hydration Stations, located in every residence hall, has saved over 1 million plastic bottles! Help UMass continue to reduce waste and use your resuable water bottle whenever possible.

Want more information on living sustainably? Click here.

Upcoming Events

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

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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

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.

7 pm EST | Bi, Pan, Queer Collective Weekly Meeting
Weekly meeting and discussion group for (BPQC) the Bisexual, Pansexual, Queer Collective student group.

TBD | First Connections: Event 2
First Gen Faculty and Staff Panel

TBD | PROPS Info Session
Recruitment for PROPS at CWC

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

6:30 pm EST | LGBTQIA+ Support and Discussion Group
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, 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 | Bingo
Join UPC for Bingo.

TBD EST | First Connections - Event 3
First-Gen career services event

Thursday, September 24, 2020

2 pm EST | Community Service Fair
Community Service Fair with community agencies.

TBD EST | First Connections - Event 4
First-Gen Performance and Reflection Event. Brought to you by Student Success.

TBD EST | Documentary on Sweatshops: The True Cost
Film and discussion on fashion and sweatshops. Brought to you by the Women of Color Leadership Network.

Friday, September 25, 2020

8 pm EST | Franchise Friday
Enjoy a classic movie with UPC.

TBD | SNAP Benefit Session
Want to know if you are eligable for SNAP Benefits? Need help filling out the application? We can help, join our interactive session and get individual help from the Western MA Food Bank. In addition, we'll be here from the Off Campus Student Center to answer housing questions. Email OCSC@sacl.umass.edu with questions.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

8 pm EST | Movie Night
Join UPC for movie night!

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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 questionings. Co-sponsored by the UMass Stonewall Center. Students located in any state, or internationally, are welcome. Sessions will take place over zoom.

7 pm EST | Bi, Pan, Queer Collective Weekly Meeting
Weekly meeting & discussion group for (BPQC) the Bisexual, Pansexual, Queer Collective student group.

TBD EST | YKCC Mural Paint Party
YKCC Virtual Paint Party.

TBD EST | DIY Clothing Tutorial Videos and Idea Exchange
A space for tip exchanges for clothes alterations, to be followed by instagram postings. Sewing kits will be sent to those who share their designs. Brought to you by the Women of Color Leadership Network.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

12 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.

6:30 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.

TBD EST | Climate Action Symposium
Plenary speaker on the Environment as part of the CWLCA Symposium. Brought to you by the Women of Color Leadership Network.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

6 pm EST | UMass Night Out (UMNO)
UMass Night Out presented by UPC.

Friday, October 2, 2020

8 pm EST | Franchise Friday
Join UPC for a classic movie.