September 3, 2018
Today is Labor Day, a public holiday in the United States that honors the Ameican labor movement and the contributions of workers.

September 3, 2018

All Campus

Get to know your Off-Campus Student Center! Learn about the space you can call home between classes, to study, or just hang out in.

September 3, 2018
10:30 am-11:30 am

Student Union, Off Campus Student Center

Get ready for the start of the semester with a welcome from your dean.

September 3, 2018
1:15 pm

All Campus

Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy officially welcomes you! Immediately following Convocation, join your classmates for your class picture. Then follow the band in the traditional Minuteman March to the Welcome BBQ.

September 3, 2018
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Mullins Center

The Welcome Week BBQ is the biggest event of Welcome Week.

September 3, 2018
3:30 pm-7:00 pm

Haigis Mall

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