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 21, 2020
The SPHHS and the Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network, in partnership with the New England Public Health Training Center, welcome alumnus Frank Robinson ‘94PhD, Vice President of Public Health & Community Relations at Baystate Health Systems, along with Paul Foster, Chief Information and Accountability Officer for the Springfield Public Schools, and Paul Murphy, incoming Board Chair of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.

October 21, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Copyright? Fair use? Got a question about your publication contract?  Our Copyright and Information Policy Librarian will be opening their Zoom office on Wednesdays at noon to 1 p.m.

October 21, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Resistance Studies Initiative Speaker Series: Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues.Binalakshmi Nepram (Bina) is a Resistance Studies Fellow born in Manipur Nation currently located in India's Northeast region next to Myanmar. Bina is an indigenous author and civil rights activist spearheading work on making women-led peace, security and disarmament meaningful. 

October 21, 2020
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Online

How can existing resources and systems create a more inclusive and holistic model of support for students with disabilities? Moderator Dr.

October 21, 2020
2:00 pm

Online

Du Bois came of age as a scholar in the years when the Lost Cause myth was being most aggressively propagated in the South and indeed nationally.

October 21, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Join us to learn about how to secure internships; special attention paid to digital/remote internships. 

October 21, 2020
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

The Hawaiian Islands were once home to one of the most diverse assemblages of terrestrial snails found anywhere on earth.

October 21, 2020
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Online

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

October 21, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Leaders at Boston's Project STEP talk about their work, offering long-term music instruction to young people from underserved communities.

October 21, 2020
7:00 pm

Online

Shachar Gillat Scott '02 brings her UMass spirit to you from California. Working for Snap, Inc. (aka Snapchat!) as the global head of brand marketing, Shachar's got a lot to share about her path to success and will offer advice for students and young alumni entering into the job market.

October 21, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

WBCN and the American Revolution tells the story of radical underground radio station WBCN-FM, set against the dazzling and profound social, political, and cultural changes that took place in Boston and nationally during the late 1960s and early 70s.

October 21, 2020
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Online

Gather the family and invite your friends to join digitally as you hone your creative skills with Paint Sip Fun! With the guidance of a skilled instructor, you're invited to follow along as we create a fall foliage scene highlighting the W.E.B.

October 21, 2020
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

UPC (The  University Programming Council)  is presenting a virtual concert series this fall.

October 21, 2020
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

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

August 24—November 20, 2020

Virtual, Zoom

A semester-long festival of curated short films/digital media and Zoomcasts with an array of guests: filmmakers, multimedia artists, performers, writers, movie theater managers, scholars, and curators.

August 26—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Online

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

Let's stay connected globally! Join us for fun and friendly virtual conversations with UMass students and community, while enjoying your coffee or tea. 

September 2—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 9:00 am-10:00 am

Virtual

Weekly LGBTQ+ Discussion & Support Group for undergraduate students. Every Wednesday, 6:30-8:00pm  Zoom link: https://bit.ly/2Q8bgLe  

September 2—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

A weekly event that allows members of the organization to come together and learn more in-depth about the word of God as well as engage and learn from one another.

September 8—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 4:30 pm-8:00 pm

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

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

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.

September 23—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14, November 11

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

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

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

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

This award-winning documentary explores a little-known chapter in the life of the prolific African-American author Audre Lorde (1934-92), who lived in Berlin in the 1980s.

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