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.
September 21, 2020
A conversation with Brandi Blessett, PhD, director of the Master of Public Administration Program at the University of Cincinnati.

September 21, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Join us as we kick off First Connections by gathering to share some exciting news and updates about first-gen life on campus, followed by a panel of community members who will share their stories about being first-gen.  

September 21, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

The Big Dig: The Infamous Mega Project That Remastered Boston’s Plan, Advanced Civil Engineering and Created a Generational Architectural & Landscaping Redux.

September 21, 2020
4:05 pm-5:15 pm

Is Racism a Science Problem? Professor Scott Auerbach of UMass Amherst’s chemistry and chemical engineering departments will deliver the 2020 Commonwealth Honors College Plenary Lecture.

September 21, 2020
6:30 pm

Online

As UMass Amherst continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with orders issued by the Governor of Massachusetts, restrictions are in place for events taking place on campus.

March 12—December 31, 2020

All Campus

This year’s Building Bridges Virtual Showcase provides a variety of opportunities to come together online and participate in one of several Live Sessions and to view our Digital Galleries.

June 30—December 31, 2020

Online

Love reading and looking for a fun way to connect with UMass alumni? Take a break from your everyday and join the Read UMass Virtual Book Club to discuss new ideas and connect with other curious minds.

August 6—October 8, 2020

Campu Recreation is offering a remote group fitness schedule this fall.

August 24—November 20, 2020

Virtual, Zoom

Would you like to win $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2021 tuition and fees? Enter the tuition raffle by November 20 for your chance to win! 

September 1—November 20, 2020

Online

The Student Force is one of the three forces that comprise the Amherst Fire Department. The Student Force operates its own engine company and has its own vehicle operators and officers. We are currently recruiting for our Fall 2020 training program.

September 1—September 30, 2020

Featuring works by over 50 artists from 17 countries, Breathing While Black is a juried digital visual art exhibition, inviting international response to the recent and ongoing slaughter of Black Americans.

September 1—November 20, 2020

Online

Join The spACE+: A space for Ace/Aro/Demi/Gray community.

September 7—November 16, 2020, Mondays 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
September 7, September 14, September 28, October 12, October 26, November 9

P.R.O.P.S.  (Presenting Real, Original, Powerful, Stories) offers selected students the opportunity to share inspiring stories & innovative discoveries in a virtual showcase for UMass and the larger community. Talks can explore a range of topics including personal growth, academic research, or new perspectives.

September 8—October 19, 2020

Send your work to thescribeumass@gmail.com, or check out our previous edition at scribeumass.wordpress.com!

September 14—September 27, 2020

Online

Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with stress and anxiety.

September 14—December 18, 2020, weekdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Hampden Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst announces the launch of The Presence of Absence, a solo online exhibition by Leyden, MA-based artist, Trish Crapo.

September 15—October 7, 2020

Online

Intramural Madden League Registration on IMLeauges.

September 15—September 21, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm

Kimaya Diggs has created a musical lane all her own.

September 18—September 24, 2020 4:00 pm

Online

All students welcome! Join us to learn basic meditation techniques in an open and friendly environment.

September 21—November 17, 2020, Mondays 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 12

Online