Month of February 2019
This is a weekly drop-in group for students who are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, or asexual and for students who are already out and looking for a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+.

September 5—April 24, 2019, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 21, December 19—January 16, March 13

Wilder Hall, 102

This is a weekly drop-in group for UMass students who identify as trans or gender nonconforming.

September 11—April 30, 2019, Tuesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 20, December 25—January 15, March 12

University Health Services (UHS), 302

Graduate Film Certificate Program applications are due February 1, 2019.

September 12—February 1, 2019

Online

Through Domestic Exchange, UMass students can study at another college or university, allowing them to live in another geographic area, access courses and facilities not offered at their home campus, and broaden their undergraduate experience. 

October 17—May 1, 2019, Wednesdays 4:45 pm
October 18—April 26, 2019, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
December 13—January 21

Goodell Hall, 511

The HFA Student Showcase is a chance for the entire UMass Amherst campus to witness the brilliant creativity of students with majors and minors in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

January 10—April 5, 2019

Online

Enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks!

January 23, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 5, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 21, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 4, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 22, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 3, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 16, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 29, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall (Light Court)

Lora Talbot’s paintings are six feet or greater in any direction. These larger-than-life sized works feature pared down figurative images that are rendered in a bold palette of 2-4 colors. In titling her exhibition “Resist”, Talbot positions the painted figure as an icon of strength and resistance. 

January 27—February 10, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 29—February 8, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

On January 1, 2019, US materials created in the year 1923 came out of copyright and are now free for public use and sharing.

January 28—May 24, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 9—March 10, March 16—March 17, May 11

Science and Engineering Library

A leading figure in the art world for four decades, Terry Winters became well-known in the 1980s for his materially-conscious drawings, prints and paintings.

January 31—April 26, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 1—April 28, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 9—March 17, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

Xylor Jane’s hypnotic paintings are rooted in mathematical concepts, numerology, and love.

January 31—April 26, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—April 28, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 9—March 17, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

Do you need resources to build, refresh, or streamline your resume? Use these UMass resources to get started!

February 1—February 28, 2019

Online

The Department of Music and Dance presents UMass Opera, under the direction of Dustin Willis, Mark Swanson, and Marjorie Melnick.

February 2, 2019 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
February 3, 2019 3:00 pm-6:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join UMass hockey fans at Agganis Arena to cheer on the Minutemen as they compete against Hockey East rival, Boston University.

February 1, 2019
5:30 pm-8:30 pm

T's Pub
Pa’lante is a youth-led transformative justice program at Holyoke High School working to build youth power and dismantle the school to prison pipeline.

February 2, 2019
10:00 am

Holyoke Public Library
Come support the UMass Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they face off against St. Johns in a scrimmage.

February 2, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Join alumni and friends at Boston sports themed O’Connell’s Sports Pub & Grille to cheer on the UMass men’s basketball team as they compete against the Saint Joseph's Hawks!

February 2, 2019
1:00 pm

O'Connell's Sports Pub & Grille
Free entry and skate rental sponsored by the Stonewall Center.

February 2, 2019
4:00 pm-5:50 pm

Mullins Center, ice rink

Held annually since 1989, the gala is a fundraiser for the Fine Arts Center’s Arts/Access programs that provide free Angel Tickets to local human service agencies and daytime Global Arts performances for school-aged children, as well as support for Jazz in July scholarships, special exhibitions, artist residencies and more.

February 2, 2019
6:00 pm-11:30 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

A panel discussion and launch event for the new book, Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place and Holocaust Testimony by Hannah Pollin-Galay.

February 4, 2019
4:30 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

This daylong symposium will help participants understand the history and dynamics of political and social polarization as well as offer opportunities to build skills to overcome it.  

February 5, 2019
9:30 am

Campus Center, Auditorium

All are invited to attend a special symposium in honor of James E. Young, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English and Judaic Studies and founder of the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

February 5, 2019
10:00 am-6:30 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

The Department of Music and Dance, in conjunction with the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies and the Fine Arts Center, present the Langston Hughes Project featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet.

February 5, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic.

February 6, 2019
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

Elsie Harper-Anderson, associate professor, Ph.D. program director, Virginia Commonwealth University, speaks on "Bridging the Ecosystem Divide: Opportunities and challenges for building more inclusive entrepreneurial environments across space and race."

February 6, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Are you a queer/trans person of color who wants to make connections and build community with fellow QTPOC on campus? Join us for dinner! Future dinners will be on March 6, April 3, and May 1.

February 6, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall

Come down to the Mullins Center and support Men's Basketball as they take on Fordham! 

February 6, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Atlantic Brass Quintet.

February 6, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Matt Wilson is one of today's most celebrated jazz artists, universally recognized for his musical and melodic drumming style, as well as being a gifted composer, bandleader, producer, and teacher.

February 6, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

he Spring Arts and Humanities Internship Fair will feature local internship opportunities in the arts, arts management, and cultural non-profit fields.

February 7, 2019
11:30 am-2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

Drupal is the open-source content management system widely used to build websites around UMass.

February 7, 2019
2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, past the first floor elevators

Brooke Hauser is Editor in Chief and Opinion Editor of the Daily Hampshire Gazette, based in Northampton, Massachusetts.

February 7, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

Artists on Artist - Join us for a walk-through of the exhibition Terry Winters: Facts and Fictions led by artists Carolyn Webb and Chris Page, who offer their unique perspectives. 

February 7, 2019
6:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

Come support women's basketball as they take on Duquesne.

February 7, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents Sandbox Percussion, who will be in residency at the Department of Music and Dance.

February 7, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Jordy Rosenberg is the author of Confessions of the Fox, a New York Times Editor's Choice selection and longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.  

February 7, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Bring your lunch, laptop and your Drupal questions to our Drupal Brown Bag.

February 8, 2019
12:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

Skating Strides/AHA Night: We play this evening for something largers than us: Breast Cancer Awareness.

February 8, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Pianist Aaron Diehl is one of the most sought after jazz virtuosos, consistently playing with what The New York Times describes as “melodic precision, harmonic erudition, and elegant restraint.” 

February 8, 2019
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Come and support your Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Army! 

February 9, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Come down to Mullins Center and support Men's Basketball as they take on Davidson! 

February 9, 2019
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass hockey fans, put on your maroon and white to cheer on the nationally ranked Minutemen as they take on the UMass Lowell Riverhawks at the Tsongas Center!

February 9, 2019
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Tsongas Center
Come out to the Mullins Center and cheer on women's basketball as they take on Rhode Island.

February 10, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Guy Miron explores the changing perceptions of home among bourgeois German Jews under the Nazi regime.

February 11, 2019
5:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. No appointment needed. HPV vaccinations also available.

February 12, 2019
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Health Services - Women's Clinic
The original script of Wild Thing was written in 1613 by Luis Vélez de Guevara, yet it confronts gender in a way that feels astonishingly of-the-moment.

February 14—February 16, 2019, Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
February 21—February 23, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
February 23, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm
February 15, 2019, Fridays 10:00 am

Rand Theater

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah has had a whirlwind career that has brought him to the forefronts of jazz, hip-hop, and pop.

February 14, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Apply to the Sustainability Innovation & Engagement Fund (SIEF). Any student, group of students, faculty or staff can propose a sustainability project –$65,000 in grant funding is available. 

February 15, 2019

Online

Please join us to find out about how you can learn and intern in Ghana, West Africa next summer (June/July).

February 15, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2220

International Pride Night: Given that hockey is a global game, on this night we will host a celebration of all nations and highlight the international students on our roster.

February 15, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come and support your Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Ohio State.

February 16, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Come support women's basketball against Davidison.

February 16, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Presidents' Day, legally known as Washington's Birthday in Massachusetts, is a federal holiday.

February 18, 2019

All Campus

Join UMass alumni and friends at the Bruins vs. Sharks hockey game to cheer on Sharks defenseman and UMass grad Justin Braun '10!

February 18, 2019
6:00 pm

Floodcraft Brewing Company (adjacent to Whole Foods)
Monday class schedule will be followed today.

February 19, 2019

All Campus

Put on your maroon and white and join UMass basketball fans behind our team's bench to cheer on the Minutemen as they take on the George Washington Colonials!

February 20, 2019
5:00 pm

Froggy Bottom Pub
Come out to the Mullins Center and cheer on women's basketball as they take on George Washington.

February 20, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come support the Women's Lacrosse Team as they take on Boston College in the home opener at Garber Field. 

February 21, 2019
3:00 pm

Garber Field

While the liberation of Europe in 1945 did not announce the end of antisemitism, Jews, Judaism or Jewishness also acquired positive value in the aftermath of the Shoah.

February 21, 2019
5:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

Season Ticket Holder Appreciation: Season ticket holders are our most loyal fans and play a key role in our success as a program.

February 21, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Quantopia is a multimedia hip hop concert experience about the history and exponential growth of the Internet.

February 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Kevin Killian, one of the original “New Narrative” writers, has written three novels, Shy (1989), Arctic Summer (1997), and Spreadeagle (2012), a book of memoirs , and three books of stories.  He has also written four books of poetry, most recently Tony Greene Era, from Wonder Books.

February 21, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Come down to the Mullins Center and support Men's Basketball as they take on Saint Joseph's! 

February 23, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come down to the Mullins Center and support Men's Basketball as they take on Dayton! 

February 26, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. No appointment needed. HPV vaccinations also available.

February 27, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center Room 163
Come cheer women's basketball in their final regular season home game against Richmond.

February 27, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center