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Undergraduate Admissions

Events for Admitted First-Year Students

Visitor Information

In case of inclement weather, events may be modified. Any cancellations due to weather will be made 24 hours in advance.

Destination Days

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Destination Days are an opportunity for admitted students and their families to visit campus, learn more about their school or college, and get excited about coming to UMass Amherst in the fall!

April 6 & 7

Destination Days

Admitted Student Visits

Can’t attend Destination Days? Join us for a special UMass Amherst in-person, on-campus visit for admitted students. This 2.5-hour event includes an overview presentation, current student panel, and campus walking tour, all specifically designed for admitted students. Learn about the benefits and opportunities of a UMass education with drop-in hours at many of our academic offices. Get an inside look at our residential community and housing with a sample student room available in Crabtree (Northeast Residential Area).

March 8 & 29
April 12, 15, 17, 18 & 19

Admitted students can see event options and register in their event portal. 

Many of our schools and colleges are offering special programming before or after Admitted Student Visits. See below for more information:

  • March 8 | Noon – 1 p.m.
  • March 29 | Noon – 1 p.m.
  • April 18 | 11 – 1 p.m. 

Students who were admitted into the College of Engineering can meet with current students, have a tour of college spaces, and interact with college advisors.

  • March 8 | Noon – 2 p.m.
  • March 29 | Noon – 2 p.m.
  • April 12 | Noon – 2 p.m.
  • April 17 | Noon – 2 p.m.
  • April 18 | 3:30 – 5 p.m.
  • April 19 | Noon – 2 p.m.

Stop by the Commonwealth Honors College and ask any questions you have about the Honors experience.

  • April 15 | Noon – 1 p.m.
  • April 18 | Noon – 1 p.m.

  • March 8 | 1 – 2 p.m.
  • March 29 | 1 – 2 p.m.
  • April 12 | 1 – 2 p.m.
  • April 17 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • April 18 | 11 a.m. – Noon
  • April 19 | 1 to 2 p.m.

More information coming soon!

  • March 29 | Noon – 3:30 p.m.
  • April 15 | 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • April 17 | Noon – 3:30 p.m. 

Stockbridge School of Agriculture offers personalized weekday tours of our world class facilities by request.  See the Stockbridge School’s research greenhouse, cutting edge labs, hydroponic farm, permaculture food garden, landscape design studios, rare plants collection, and arboretum, all on the UMass Amherst campus. Learn about specific course requirements, and see examples of the hands-on learning style for which we are known.  Our tours focus on Stockbridge, and are reserved separately from general tours of the university campus.

Day in the Life (Virtual)

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.

February 28
March 13 & 27
April 10 & 24

Admitted students can see event options and register in their event portal. 

Info Sessions (Virtual)

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.

March 6
April 3 & 17

Admitted students can see event options and register in their event portal. 

International Student Info Sessions (Virtual)

Planned specifically for recently admitted international students, these sessions will offer information on academic programs, advising, research and internship opportunities, housing, transitioning to a new culture, and much more! Join us to get a sneak peek at what your life will be like over the next four years at UMass Amherst.

Admitted students can see event options and register in their event portal. 

Admitted International Information Session (Conducted in Mandarin)
Monday, March 25  
8-9 a.m. EDT

Admitted International Information Session
Tuesday, March 26 
9-10 a.m. EDT

URep UMass: Real Talk (Virtual)

This student-only virtual space is for all admitted students, though especially insightful for students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, including first generation and LGBTQ+ students. Current, diverse students will introduce you to UMass Amherst, share their stories and experiences, and answer your questions.

March 5 & 26
April 16

Admitted students can see event options and register in their event portal.