In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.
September 1, 2018
Welcome all new UMass Amherst transfer students!

September 1, 2018

North Residential Area, and Southwest residential area

Play tournament style dodgeball or try out volleyball, badminton, spikeball, kan jam, or bean bag toss.

September 1, 2018
2:00 pm-5:30 pm

South Athletic Fields

Around every corner awaits a new friend - come play laser tag for a night of fun!

September 1, 2018
9:00 pm-1:00 am

Campus Center Auditorium

Thirteen artists and architects have created outdoor installations on the UMass Amherst campus and in the town of Amherst, connecting “town and gown” in innovative ways.

July 1—November 1, 2018

All Campus

Opening weekend hours of operation for student services offices.

September 1—September 3, 2018

All Campus

This opportunity has reached capacity. Resume reviews are also available 365 days a year through Alumni Advisors.

September 1—September 26, 2018


Following on the heels of the Summer of Love, 1968 seemed like a world apart. It was a year of social experimentation and optimism, but also a year of rebellion, assassination, political agitation, and violence. 

September 1—December 21, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
November 22

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