September 1, 2018
Welcome all new UMass Amherst transfer students!

September 1, 2018

North Residential Area, and Southwest residential area

Learn about gardening techniques that are more than just sustainable, get your hands dirty, and meet new, like-minded friends! Participants are welcome to work in the garden for as long or short as they like.

September 1, 2018
11:00 am

Franklin Dining Commons

Come and meet your downtown neighbors and find out why Amherst is called a perfect place to live.

September 1, 2018
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

Each new student brings a unique voice to our campus community.

September 1, 2018
6:00 pm

Mullins Center

Learn about useful resources and local customs while connecting with other out-of-state and international students.

September 1, 2018
8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

UMass invades the Hampshire Mall after hours!  Catch a bus from your residential area to Hadley for special student discounts, demonstrations, and even a late-night movie!

September 1, 2018
9:00 pm-11:59 pm

Hampshire Mall
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

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

Opening weekend hours of operation for student services offices.

September 1—September 3, 2018

All Campus