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.
October 8, 2019
USafe 2019 is an interactive event highlighting a range of safety issues on and off campus, organized by the UMass Police Department (UMPD) and collaborating partners. 

October 8, 2019
10:30 am-2:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Learn how lecture capture with Echo360 can be used to deliver online lectures, reinforce classroom material, to “flip” the classroom, make the classroom a more accessible space for students, or for instructors to watch and improve their teaching styles. 

October 8, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs to learn more about Isenberg’s Online MBA program.

October 8, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm


For this meeting we will focus on issues related to identity and authority in the classroom. Come to talk about how your own identities (e.g., race, gender, nationality, age, etc.) may impact interactions with your students, and develop pedagogical strategies that will help you to create an inclusive learning environment in which your students and you can thrive. 

October 8, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 301, CTL conference room

Please join us for a presentation and dialogue featuring the acclaimed civil rights leaders, Rev. Nelson and Dr. Joyce Johnson of the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Johnsons are survivors of the 1979 massacre, when a car caravan of Ku Klux Klansmen and neo-Nazis attacked a peaceful gathering of anti-racists in a Black community.

October 8, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

New Africa House, Theatre

Check out the new All-Campus Makerpspace and get your hands dirty learning about how streams shape the land we live on.

October 8, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

UMass Amherst history professor Dan Gordon and the University Union present a debate on the meaning of "socialism" and its pros and cons.

October 8, 2019
4:15 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Join program information specialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about our new program, the Master of Finance in Alternative Investments.

October 8, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108 OR ONLINE

The Department of Music & Dance presents a concert by Jazz Ensemble I and Chapel Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffrey W. Holmes & Felipe Salles.

October 8, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Would you like to win up to $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2020 tuition and fees? Purchase tuition raffle tickets for your chance to win.

July 1—October 21, 2019 8:00 am-9:00 am


Matthew Mattingly ’02 is an artist living and working in Western Massachusetts. The exhibit includes new and recent oils, watercolors, and ink drawings, including landscapes, figures, sketches, and works from imagination.

September 3—December 13, 2019, weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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November 28

Science and Engineering Library

Join us for an informative look behind the design process for the John W. Olver Design Building. The exhibit will focus on the integration of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Mass Timber Structure from concept thru construction.

September 10—October 12, 2019 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Olver Design Building, Gallery (Rm. 180)

Join us for Zumba on Tuesdays and Yoga on Thursdays under the large tent behind the library!  Sign up on IMLeagues!

September 10—October 24, 2019, Tue/Thu 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Library Lawn, tent

Drawing from the burgeoning collections of visual materials in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), the exhibit follows the history of documentary photography from its century origins to its flowering in the post-World War II era.

September 20—January 30, 2020
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November 28, December 21—December 22, weekends, December 25, December 28—January 1

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

During the past 30 years, Leonardo Drew has become best known for his installations, both sweeping in scale and intimate in detail, which transform materials such as cotton, metal, animal hides, and wood — often oxidizing, burning, and decaying them — into something completely different from their original state.

September 20—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 21—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 23—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

An exhibit documenting the antiwar dissent of active duty military personnel and veterans during the Vietnam War features photographs, underground newspapers, and other documents from this bold and little-known movement. 

September 23—October 11, 2019

Integrative Learning Center, Main lobby

Explore, enjoy, and play with the River-Process Table, used for teaching Fluvial Geomorphology and Flood Risk Management, and 3D-printed pieces for it from the UMass Amherst Libraries Digital Media Lab.

October 8—October 25, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm
October 22, 2019 10:00 am-11:00 am
October 22, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

Avital Sagalyn: A Life of Exploration, researched and curated by a team of UMass Art History students, explores the range of Sagalyn’s work and rich cultural history.

October 4—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
October 5—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 3, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
November 7, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
December 5, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
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November 23—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In this safe, non-judgmental group, survivors of sexual violence are supported to explore their personal stories through writing.  

October 8—October 15, 2019

The Jewish high holidays are upon us. All services are free and open to everyone. Please register for services and meals (see event for registration information).

October 8—October 9, 2019

All Campus

The Second exhibit in a three-part series, 'Games of Chance'. Printmaker Erika Radich explores the thread between art and science. Rocío Olguín’s abstract paintings make use of the symbolism and color found in her city of Oaxaca, Mexico. Gallery Hours: M&T 1-7pm; W-F 1-5pm

October 8—October 29, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 9—October 25, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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October 14

Augusta Savage Gallery

 In this workshop you'll learn the basics steps to using Final Cut Pro including navigating the interface, initial importing, organizing media, basic editing and final delivery.

October 8, 2019 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
October 23, 2019 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Digital Media Lab, Floor 3