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.
September 6, 2018
At the benefits fair, graduate employees can enroll in free dental and vision insurance, apply for a gym reimbursement, ask questions and pick up benefit plan descriptions.

September 6, 2018
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Kick off the school year by visiting the campus LGBTQIA+ center and meeting new and returning lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, intersex, and ace students and supporters.

September 6, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Stonewall Center

Visit the outdoor exhibition XTCA: Cross Town Contemporary Art.–8 p.m.

September 6, 2018
5:00 pm

Kendrick Park
The past decade has been marked by a resurgence of the Black Freedom Struggle.

September 6, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Mahar Auditorium

UMass alumni are in DC—and they want to meet you. Come out to celebrate the UMass connection, welcome new alumni, and meet new and familiar faces living in your city.

September 6, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

City Tap House Penn Quarter
Cultural Connections is an annual welcome event for students affiliated with CMASS.

September 6, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

The Department of Music & Dance presents a performance of Popebama (tenor saxophonist Erin Rogers and percussionist Dennis Sullivan).

September 6, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Drupal is the open-source content management system widely used to build websites around UMass. This meeting is open to newcomers and not limited to members of the UMass community

September 6, 2018 2:00 pm
October 4, 2018 2:00 pm
November 1, 2018 2:00 pm
December 6, 2018 2:00 pm
January 3, 2019 2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, behind the first floor elevators

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

Play an Instrument? Love to sing? Don’t leave those talents at home – make them part of your UMass experience.

September 4—September 7, 2018 9:00 am-5:00 pm

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

Lynn Peterfreund has been drawing, painting and doing printmaking for decades, working both abstractly and representationally. Observational drawing has been the basis of it all, informing other work done from memory and imagination.

September 10—September 25, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
September 5—September 26, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark is an exhibition that investigates the role of identity in the current political climate by probing the connection between poetry and visual art. 

September 5—September 21, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 9—September 23, 2018, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Enjoy great conversation and meet new friends over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

September 6, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 19, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 1, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 18, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 6, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 26, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall, Light Court Room