April 30, 2014
The last day of classes for the 2014 Spring Semester at UMass Amherst.

April 30, 2014

Pick up your cap and gown and join in on all things Commencement! Have your senior portrait taken, sign up with the Alumni Association, purchase a diploma frame, enter to win prizes, and much more.

April 30, 2014
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The Big Chill is an annual celebration of the last day of classes.

April 30, 2014
1:00 pm-8:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

The game has been rained out and will not be made up.

April 30, 2014
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

When the University of Leicester Archaeology Service undertook the Grey Friars project, it was thought that the chances of finding the remains of King Richard III were slim to none.

April 30, 2014
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The game has been rained out.

April 30, 2014
5:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

23 teams of mechanical and industrial engineering seniors will demonstrate prototypes of their capstone projects. The event is part of a course called “MIE 495 Senior Design Project,” taught by professor Sundar Krishnamurty.

April 30, 2014
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Marston Hall, Student Center

A public reading featuring an imaginative collection of short stories, essays, and excerpts from the students completing their theses in creative writing.  

April 30, 2014
7:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Dive into a vivid, rarely-seen world of rugged fishermen and jungle laboratories, of exotic bacteria and teeming coral reefs, of Asian outsourcing and broken dreams before testing your nerve with some radical solutions for raising shrimp right here at home. 

April 30, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

New works by Masters jazz students, as well as the late Yusef Lateef's Masara #2, Michael Brecker's Anagram, Paul Ferguson's Blue Highways & Chris Merz's arrangement of Miles Davis' Solar.

April 30, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join Route Nine at Flying Object to celebrate the launch of Issue 6.

April 30, 2014
8:00 pm

Flying Object
The exhibition traces the development of American landscape design by analyzing a group of landscapes that were chosen for their significance, state of preservation, and chronological and geographical distribution.

February 4—May 10, 2014

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees. Students deliver first-class dining experiences to guests for lunches and dinners. All of the menu items are made fresh-to-order. 

February 11—April 30, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu
This event does NOT occur on:
March 4—March 6, March 18—March 20

Campus Center, 11th Floor

Nominate a UMass Amherst faculty member who has demonstrated academic quality and leadership to be the next Spotlight Scholar.

February 18—May 9, 2014


Register for Summer Session 2014. Course offerings include: World Politics, History of Baseball in America, Culture Through film, Exploring the Universe, Gender Sexuality, Literature & Culture, Human Nature and many more...

March 17—July 10, 2014

Fractured: The Modern Nude explores the nuances of the fragmented body in modern photography and drawings from the collection of University Museum of Contemporary Art.

March 27—May 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 29—May 4, 2014, Sun/Mon/Sat 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

This exhibition includes a new series of large-scale watercolors, measuring as large as 100” x 60, as well as ceramic and glass sculptures.

March 27—May 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 29—May 4, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Explore the opportunity to study for a semester or year at another state college or state university in the U.S or the surrounding borders.

April 9—May 8, 2014, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:30 pm
April 9—May 8, 2014, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:15 pm

Goodell Hall, 613

The second annual UMassGives is a 36 hour online giving campaign using email and social media platforms to encourage people to give to their favorite areas of UMass Amherst.

April 29—April 30, 2014 12:00 pm-11:59 pm