Events

October 5, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
November 2, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
December 7, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
January 25, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
February 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
March 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
April 5, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

FAFSA Extended/Extra Help Hours

Can't make it to the regularly scheduled FAFSA help hours? Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns during our extended hours.

Non-traditional students and families can come in for advising and FAFSA Help.

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
January 25—April 26, 2018, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23, March 15

FAFSA Help Days

Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns. Non-traditional students and families can come in for advising and FAFSA help. 

Spring 2018 International Coffee Hour

January 25, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 6, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 21, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 9, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 22, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 2, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 18, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 1, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

International Coffee Hour Series

International Coffee Hour.

Join us to enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

Co-sponsored by International Programs Office and Student Affairs and Campus Life

February 5—March 6, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
February 1—March 8, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Exhibit: 'Home: Part I'

Augusta Savage Gallery has recognized the urgent and timely need to consider what Home means to many different people. As a result, we have invited a global array of artists to offer their visual art and accompanying words on this subject to the Five College community. Represented in this exhibit are artists from Canada, Brazil, Ukraine, Germany, China, Poland, Spain, Turkey, Argentina and the US.

February 5—May 11, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—February 11, March 17—February 18

Exhibit: 'Global Perspectives through Student Eyes'

An exhibition of images from the International Programs Office's annual photo contest for students studying abroad.

Reception: Mar. 6, 4-6 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Science and Engineering Library and the International Programs Office.

February 12—April 30, 2018, Mondays 12:15 pm-1:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 12, April 16

Student Trustee Derek Dunlea at CMASS

Come talk to Derek about classes, student-issues/concerns, Student Government Association, local/national news, sports or just about anything else in between. 

You are welcome to email Derek at ddunlea@umass.edu with any questions as well.

February 12—May 18, 2018, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:45 pm
February 12—May 18, 2018, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Domestic Exchange Information Sessions

Experience the vast educational, cultural and environmental diversity of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands for a semester or year. Students must attend an information session to receive application.

February 14—April 25, 2018, Wednesdays 12:15 pm-2:15 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 14

Grad School Application Preparation/Help

It is never early to start thinking about graduate school. Come and talk with our graduate assistant, Ghida EL-Banna, about the graduate school application process and have your questions answered:

- Application timeline

- Personal statements

- Studying for GRE 4 Getting GRE/Application waivers

- Asking for letters of recommendations

If you cannot make it to the drop-in hours, email gelbanna@sacl.umass.edu to schedule an appointment.

Connections in Color

February 15—May 3, 2018, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 15

Connections in Color

Participate in Connections in Color to find your UMass voice. This group engages in conversation regarding academic and social pressures of being a student of color at UMass. Topics vary from mental health and wellness, improving self-esteem and confidence, building and improving relationships and so much more.

Confidentiality is highly observed.

This is a joint program of CMASS and the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health.

Whitney Battle-Baptiste

February 19, 2018
12:30 pm

Film: 'Hidden Figures' w/ Talk (also Live-Streamed) by Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Science On The Screen presents the film, "Hidden Figures," followed by a talk by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Department of Anthropology.

The film tells the story the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Battle-Baptiste's talk will discuss race, class and gender, the biographies of the real-life women portrayed in "Hidden Figures", and the complexities of why so many of us know so little about their lives or their impact on the space program.

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