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.
Today: October 20, 2020
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October 20, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

Dr. Maureen Groer, the Gordon Keller Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of South Florida, will present on Two Decades of Human Milk and Lactation Research. 

October 20, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Learn how to write a strong executive summary to help your audience understand what your business does.

October 20, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Please join the Carbon Mitigation Taskforce (CMTF) for a 1-hour interactive webinar to learn more about UMass Amherst’s ongoing carbon mitigation planning. 

October 20, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

A panel discussion featuring W. E. B. Du Bois Center Graduate Fellows, moderated by Sarah Tanzi (PhD) and introduced by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Center.

October 20, 2020
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Online

The U.S. economy has relied on BIPOC labor and buying power for centuries. Join this panel as we discuss what could happen if labor and buying power were reclaimed by BIPOC, and how we can use our collective economic power to support BIPOC-owned business and divest from harmful corporations. 

October 20, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

Ready, set, put your UMass knowledge to the test!  Brush up on your knowledge, gather your friends, and join alumni for a night of lively, virtual competition. One round will feature UMass Athletics trivia, but the rest have no limits!

October 20, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

Join host Victoria Quill, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about the MSB&A program.

October 20, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Are you down for a night of lively competition? Grab some popcorn, gather your friends (virtually), and show off how much you know about UMass at our next trivia night!

October 20, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Join the College of Education for this important and timely discussion about how adults can engage with the children and youth in their lives around the topics of race and racial justice.

October 20, 2020
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Online

This is the third  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People event that is a part of the 4-part series, called "Voting Tuesdays".

October 20, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 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—November 20, 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

Waiting to go home or move into your own space? Staying at UMass? Already home but wanting to connect with other students? Join us in this supportive drop in space hosted by CCPH where you can connect with other students in a similar situation. 

August 18—November 18, 2020, Tuesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

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

August 24—November 20, 2020

Virtual, Zoom

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

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

Link TBA.

September 1—November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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

LGBTQIA+ Workshop is free and open to all students. Join us in this supportive space where we will discuss how to access LGBTQIA+ resources on campus, discuss ways to build community, and explore new ways to manage your personal wellness. Students welcome to attend some or all sessions.

September 22—November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Come spend an hour with our UMass student tour guides, see photos of campus and learn about academics, student life, housing, dining, and other programs.  

September 22—October 30, 2020, weekdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm
September 22—October 30, 2020, weekdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 12

Online

Interested in applying to UMass? Join an Online Information Session to learn all about the application process, and what our admissions counselors are looking for.

September 22—October 30, 2020, weekdays 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
October 7—October 28, 2020, Tue/Wed 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Come share advice, support and compassion with other working parents.

October 6, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
October 20, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
November 3, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

Manage stress and cultivate mindfulness with UMass Meditates – weekly guided contemplative sessions and on-demand content.  Join our Zoom events via the calendar on our website.

October 13—November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

This installation is a collaborative project between an Indian artist living in the U.S.and her American friend living in India. They recorded initial experiences of the place that each had just moved to. These impressions are inscribed on objects that are peculiar to this new place, something unseen in their country of origin.

October 14—November 14, 2020

Online

Artist Kenny Harris explores the rich territory of myths in his whimsical, graphic, figurative forms.

October 14—November 11, 2020

Online

 Love reading and looking for an opportunity to keep learning through thoughtful conversations on timely topics? Join the Read UMass Virtual Book Club to discuss new ideas and engage with other curious minds.

October 15—December 14, 2020

Online

Vote for the best UMass spirit submitted by students and RSOs for big prizes.

October 17—October 23, 2020

Online

Who doesn't love cute pet photos? Dress your furry, feathery, or leathery pet up in UMass gear—snap a photo, and post to social media.

October 18—October 24, 2020

Online

Minutemen everywhere can show their school pride by decorating their home or work office. Take a picture showcasing your UMass pennants, diploma, swag, etc., and post to social media.

October 18—October 24, 2020

Online

Do you have old yearbook photos and miss the good old days at UMass? Well now is your chance to relive some of your favorite memories as part of our #UMassThrowback Photo Competition.

October 18—October 24, 2020

Online

Please note: registration for the contest entry portion of this event is now closed.

October 18—October 24, 2020

Bring UMass pride to your hometown by participating in our new Homecoming tradition! Students and alumni alike are invited to compete in the UMass Pride Challenge, from your own home.

October 18—October 24, 2020

Online

This event is an opportunity for students to showcase their talents.

October 18—October 20, 2020 8:00 am-9:30 pm

Online

This event will be a way for students to showcase where they are staying during this remote semester. UMass students will be submitting short length videos of whatever they call home and these videos will be adhering to university guidelines.

October 19—October 24, 2020 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Online

Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years 1984 - 1992Hope in My Heart – The May Ayim Story 

October 20—October 22, 2020

Online

Intramural Sports NBA2K Registration via IMLeagues. 

October 20—October 26, 2020 9:00 am-11:59 pm

This project takes its inspiration from the Octavia’s Brood anthology, which explores the connections between radical speculative fiction and movements for social change.  

October 20—October 21, 2020 6:30 pm-8:30 pm