#40Days of UMass: Day 34

Creative activities are a great way to relieve stress! UMass has a number of creative spaces on campus for experts and novices alike.

For starters, check out:

The Student Union Craft Center
www.umass.edu/craftctr

W. E. B. Du Bois Library Digital Media Lab
www.library.umass.edu/locations/dml
borrow a/v equipment or use sound rooms, iMac work stations, green screens, and 3D printer.

Upcoming Events

Stress GPS
Friday, October 4, 2019 | 3 - 4 pm
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with college stress and anxiety. Increase your emotional well-being by practicing strategies to calm your mind and body, increase your mindfulness, and manage emotional distress. These three session workshops run every day and students can join any time. Attend three weekly sessions for maximal benefit.

UMass Night Out
Friday, October 4, 2019 | 6 - 9 pm
Bartlett 65
UMass Night Out (UMNO) is a collection of events UPC (University Programming Council) puts on the first Friday of each month, with different events each time.

UPC's Late Night Movie
Friday, October 4, 2019 | 8 - 10 pm
Bartlett 65
LMN is a free movie with free popcorn and water each Friday and Sunday, with a new movie each week.

South Asian Students Association: Garbhangra
Friday, October 4, 2019 | 8 - 11 pm
Campus Center Auditorium
Garbhangra is an event to celebrate the festival of Navratri with a bhangra twist.

Mass Impact Day of Service
Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 8 - 4 pm
Haigis Mall
The annual Mass Impact Day of Service provides students and RSOs an opportunity to do service with an agency in the greater Pioneer Valley.

UPC's Late Night Movie
Sunday, October 6, 2019 | 8 - 10 pm
Bartlett 65
LNM is a free movie with free popcorn and water each Friday and Sunday, with a new movie each week.

The Space+: UMass Aces & Aros Meeting
Monday, October 7, 2019 | 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
The Space+, a twice monthly discussion group for ACE/ARO/DEMI/GRAY Community at UMass. Meets every 1st and 3rd Monday.

Let's Talk
Monday, October 7, 2019 | 11 am
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Let's Talk offers free, friendly drop-in sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), at locations around campus. "Let's Talk" isn't formal counseling or mental health treatment. It's a chance to briefly share what's on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

Stress GPS
Monday, October 7, 2019 | 3 - 4 pm
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with college stress and anxiety. Increase your emotional well-being by practicing strategies to calm your mind and body, increase your mindfulness, and manage emotional distress. These three session workshops run every day and students can join any time. Attend three weekly sessions for maximal benefit.

Alpha Epsilon Phi "Say Cheese"
Monday, October 7, 2019 | 5 - 6 pm
Newmans Center Cafeteria
All you can eat grilled cheese, tomato soup, drinks, and for a limited time, mac & cheese quessadillas! Gluten-free grilled cheese also available. All proceeds from Say Cheese support our national philanthrophy, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

Bi, Pan, Queer Collective Weekly Meeting
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | 7 - 9 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton
Weekly meeting and discussion group for (BPQC) the Bisexual, Pansexual, Queer Collective student group.

Stress GPS
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | 3 - 4 pm
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with college stress and anxiety. Increase your emotional well-being by practicing strategies to calm your mind and body, increase your mindfulness, and manage emotional distress. These three session workshops run every day and students can join any time. Attend three weekly sessions for maximal benefit.

LGBTQIA+ Support and Discussion Group
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 6:30 - 8:00 pm
102 Wilder Hall, CMASS
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 come to this reception to meet new people and learn more about this weekly support and discussion group.

Crafty Queers & Allies: Knitting Night
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 5:30 - 7 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
A drop in craft group for LGBTQ+ and Allies. Participants are welcome to bring any craft project to they want to complete. Supplies and instruction will only be given for the project of the night.

Pride Alliance Meeting
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 7 - 8 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
Weekly RSO meeting for UMass Pride Alliance, LGBTQ+ students and allies.

Let's Talk
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 1 - 2 pm
CMASS
Let's Talk offers free, friendly drop-in sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), at locations around campus. "Let's Talk" isn't formal counseling or mental health treatment. It's a chance to briefly share what's on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

Stress GPS
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 3 - 4 pm
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with college stress and anxiety. Increase your emotional well-being by practicing strategies to calm your mind and body, increase your mindfulness, and manage emotional distress. These three session workshops run every day and students can join any time. Attend three weekly sessions for maximal benefit.

AXO Luminary Event
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 5 - 9 pm
Campus Center Auditorium
Luminary is an annual event that Alpha Chi Omega has that is meant to raise awareness and educate the campus about domestic violence.

Stress GPS
Friday, October 11, 2019 | 3 - 4 pm
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with college stress and anxiety. Increase your emotional well-being by practicing strategies to calm your mind and body, increase your mindfulness, and manage emotional distress. These three session workshops run every day and students can join any time. Attend three weekly sessions for maximal benefit.

UPC's Late Night Movie
Friday, October 11, 2019 | 8 - 10 pm
Bartlett 65
LNM is a free movie with free popcorn and water each Friday and Sunday, with a new movie each week.

Let's Talk
Monday, October 14, 2019 | 1 - 2 pm
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Let's Talk offers free, friendly drop-in sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), at locations around campus. "Let's Talk" isn't formal counseling or mental health treatment. It's a chance to briefly share what's on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

Stress GPS
Monday, October 14, 2019 | 3 - 4 pm
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with college stress and anxiety. Increase your emotional well-being by practicing strategies to calm your mind and body, increase your mindfulness, and manage emotional distress. These three session workshops run every day and students can join any time. Attend three weekly sessions for maximal benefit.

*indicates event is a part of the 40 Days of UMass Challenge