In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, capacity limits and other restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Please see Campus Event Guidance for Spring 2021 for more details.
October 1, 2016
 The event is an initiative of the Plant Biology Graduate Program that is designed to highlight an exciting area of plant biology by featuring a daylong program of speakers, along with a poster session for attendees from any institution to share their research. 

October 1, 2016
9:00 am-6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 135

Alumni, current students and friends are invited to campus to share their #StockbridgeStories.

October 1, 2016
9:30 am-2:30 pm

Paige Laboratory

The College of Natural Sciences invites alumni, friends and families back to campus for interactive fun while learning about research projects led by current students.

October 1, 2016
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 2nd floor

Join us in connecting with the beauty of Western Massachusetts nature at one of the most popular Robert Frost trails in Amherst – the Amethyst Brook Conservation Area! It’s an easy-to-moderate hike by the river brook.We will provide water and energy bars; you bring extra water, snacks and bug spray as needed!

October 1, 2016
10:00 am

New Africa House, 127

Take part in this Homecoming tradition as you run our USATF-certified course with electronic timers.

October 1, 2016
10:00 am-11:00 am

Goodell Lawn
Diana Henderson of MIT will give the keynote address at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies fourteenth annual graduate student conference. 

October 1, 2016
10:00 am

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Come meet Donna Sabella, the Seedworks Endowed Professor, and hear her vision for the Seedworks Social Justice mission for the College of Nursing.

October 1, 2016
10:30 am-12:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

Join the tradition of the Homecoming Parade as it winds its way through downtown Amherst and the UMass campus.

October 1, 2016
10:30 am-11:30 am

McGuirk Stadium through downtown Amherst to Haigis Mall
Share memories old and new, connect with alumni and find out what's happening in the department and on campus. 

October 1, 2016
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

PBS Tent on MinuteFan Way
International Students are invited to attend the UMass Men's Soccer match vs. Dayton, including a pre-game reception. 

October 1, 2016
12:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Football Tailgate Tent tradition is back at McGuirk Stadium. Swing by for a tailgate barbeque, entertainment and giveaways with plenty of activities for MinuteKids.

October 1, 2016
12:30 pm

MinuteFan Way at McGuirk Stadium, UMass Amherst
Men's Soccer vs. Dayton

October 1, 2016
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Put on your maroon and white and cheer for your Minutemen as they face Tulane in this year’s Homecoming football game.

October 1, 2016
3:30 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

The UMass hockey team takes on Dalhousie in an exhibition game

October 1, 2016
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The work of photojournalist Diana Mara Henry spans four decades of political, social, and cultural change in America. 

August 31—January 13, 2017
This event does NOT occur on:
November 24, December 24—January 2, January 8

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level & Floor 25

This exhibition presents the history of Cobra through paintings, sculpture, prints and primary documents by artists such as Asger Jorn, Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel, Constant and Corneille. 

September 15—November 20, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—November 20, 2016, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 35

UMass Amherst is participating in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Game Day Challenge, a national collegiate competition where colleges and universities implement recycling and compost programs to reduce waste at football games and tailgates.

September 17, 2016 3:00 pm
October 1, 2016 3:00 pm
October 29, 2016 12:30 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

This exhibition showcases projects from the Department of Architecture’s Spring 2016 Graduate Design IV studio at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The focus of the studio was to develop students’ skills in designing innovative, wood-constructed, mixed-use sustainable buildings.

September 22—October 21, 2016 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Get your maroon and white on and join the Homecoming celebrations.

September 29—October 1, 2016

All Campus

Want to be part of the next generation of leaders in science and technology? Join fellow science majors in a program that tackles real-world problems through interdisciplinary team work: The Integrated Concentration in Science Program!

September 30—October 11, 2016


Join the Black Alumni Network during Homecoming for a day full of fun activities.

October 1, 2016 6:30 pm-1:00 am

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Courtyard