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 13, 2017
Join the University Museum of Contemporary Art and the department of the history of art and architecture for a morning conversation with acclaimed contemporary artist Fred Wilson. 

October 13, 2017
9:00 am-10:30 am

South College, W245

This talk by Renata Konrad of Worcester Polytechnic Institute highlights how operations research and analytics techniques can be used to address the growing issue of human trafficking by discussing the unique challenges and opportunities for the operations research community.

October 13, 2017
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

"Combinatorics, Composition, Copia: Mersenne’s Mathematics and the Erasmian Impulse," discusses the work of Marin Mersenne and his obsessive interest in mathematical permutation, combination, and calculation.

October 13, 2017
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Old Chapel, Conference Room

Kick off Family Weekend with some awesome UMass Night Out events put on by UPC, SAI, the Student Alumni Association, CMASS, UMPD and the W.E.B.

October 13, 2017
3:30 pm

All Campus

UMass Amherst is pleased to present keynote speaker Chris Tinson, associate professor of Africana studies & history at Hampshire College, as part of Du Bois Day. The lecture is titled "Between the World and Us: Du Bois, Critical Education, and Imagination in Fragile Times."

October 13, 2017
3:45 pm-4:45 pm

Make a splash at the Multicolor Mile. Run or walk a one-mile loop through campus, while getting sprayed with colorful liquid paint along the way.

October 13, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Building Lawn
Enjoy free popcorn, candy, and beverages at the Game Night and Costume Party.

October 13, 2017
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

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

"The Amazing Race" is back with a twist. Put your sneakers on, get ready, get set- to go into Amherst for this semester's competition. Registration starts Monday, Sept. 25th and will close on Tuesday, Oct. 10th.

October 13, 2017
7:00 pm-11:00 pm

All Campus

The department of music and dance presents the Jazz Ensemble I and Chapel Jazz, directed by Jeffrey W. Holmes and Thomas Giampietro.

October 13, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Prepare to be scared on the Haunted Campus Tour led by the history club.  The group will meet in the W.E.B DuBois Library lobby at 8 p.m.

October 13, 2017
8:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lobby

In a tradition of hosting challenging exhibitions organized by student curators, the UMCA presents an exhibition of African art drawn from the collection of Charles Derby, a UMass alumnus who has been collecting since the 1970s alongside an exhibition of painted flags of Africa by the renowned African American artist Fred Wilson. 

September 27—December 10, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 27—December 10, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 18—November 26

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The UMass Amherst Libraries hosts an exhibition of photos, “¡Hola Cuba!: Travel Photography by Carol Pike.” 

September 5—December 15, 2017
This event does NOT occur on:
November 18—November 19, November 23, November 25

Science and Engineering Library

Open to the UMass Amherst campus community • No cash payment needed • Bring your insurance ID card

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thu/Fri
October 14, 2017, Saturdays
This event does NOT occur on:
October 12, November 16, November 23—November 24, November 30

The Center for Women and Community offers numerous free support groups in a safe and confidential environment.  CWC is now taking registration for the fall semester.

October 1—October 13, 2017


The exhibit showcases items curated from Steindl-Rast’s recent donation of correspondence, photographs, writings, audio/visual recordings, art, and publications. 

October 1—January 31, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23, December 23—December 25, December 28—January 1, January 6—January 7, January 14

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Experience DISmantel by M.F.A Dave Hannon. The show is a conglomeration of work from his previous Thesis Exhibition, Mantle as well as live operation by the artist. The reception will be held on Oct. 19th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

October 2—October 20, 2017 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

The photographs featured in "Soviet Russia in Black and White" were taken by staff in the American Relief Administration during the famine of 1921 in Soviet Russia.

October 5—October 24, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 11—October 27, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Using False Color images that map entire color palettes relative to the spread of given data points, engineers, scientists and designers are able to see through walls, evaluate temperatures and examine gradations of stress and strain deep inside a structural member. 

October 8—October 28, 2017 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Olver Design Building, Gallery

Family Weekend is an exciting array of events for students and their families to enjoy together.

October 13—October 15, 2017

All Campus

Join us for a free screening of Maleficent. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.

October 13, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
October 15, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge