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Virtual Events for Admitted Students

UMass Studio Arts buildingCampus is currently closed for in-person events, but we will be hosting a variety of virtual events for admitted students. These events are designed to help you get to know the university better, learn about academic programs and student services, discover campus activities and organizations, and answer all of your questions about UMass.

Admitted students will receive an invitation email with a link to sign up.

Destination Days

A week of virtual events from admissions, financial aid, housing, orientation, and many more campus partners and student organizations!

March 14 - 20
April 18 - 24 (Transfer and First-Year Students)

UMass Amherst: A Day in the Life

Experience a day in the life of a UMass Amherst student! From waking up in a residence hall, to attending classes, to finding the perfect study spot on campus, to grabbing food at our award-winning dining halls, our student tour guides will walk you through a sample day and answer your questions.

Admitted Student Information Session 

Learn about ways to engage with the UMass community, hear about the student experience, and get ready to take the next steps toward enrolling at UMass! Current students and Admissions Counselors will both participate in this exciting discussion.


URep UMass: En Español

Information sessions held in Spanish for newly admitted students and their families. 

URep UMass: Real Talk 

This student-only virtual space is a chance to engage in real conversation with our Admission Diversity Fellows about what it’s really like to be a student at UMass Amherst. Open to all admitted students, though especially insightful for students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, including first generation and LGBTQ+ students.

  • URep UMass: Real Talk for Early Action Admitted Students
  • URep UMass: Real Talk for Regular Decision Admitted Students
  • URep UMass: Real Talk for First-Generation Students 
  • URep UMass: Real Talk for Rural Students 
  • URep UMass: Real Talk for LGBTQ+ Students
  • URep UMass: Real Talk for Women in STEM

UMass Spotlight Webinar Series

These 30-minute, podcast-style engaging discussions will include insights, tips, and advice from current students and members of the UMass community on topics relevant to you, as you explore what life will be like at UMass.

Watch Previous Webinars:

Next Steps for Admitted Students

School & College Events

Many UMass Amherst schools, colleges, and majors have created custom content, or are hosting events for admitted students. Learn more at the links below: