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 22, 2020
Audre Lorde, May Ayim and the birth of the Black German movement.

October 22, 2020

Online

This workshop is for current RefWorks users who want to switch to Zotero before our RefWorks subscription ends in May 2021.

October 22, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software toolset used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, motion graphics, interactive 3D applications, virtual reality, and computer games.

October 22, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

When we understand disability in a context of social justice, a cultural and political experience shaped by dynamics of power and privilege, we can begin to unpack the many ways ableism influences the system of higher education.

October 22, 2020
2:00 pm

Online

Congratulations on your Golden Anniversary Nursing Class of 1970! While we wish we could gather in person, we'll bring our UMass spirit to this virtual celebration.

October 22, 2020
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Online

"Facing COVID/Advancing Resilience in Washington, DC," a Zube Lecture by Dwane Jones, Acting Dean, The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), the University of the District of Columbia.

October 22, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

In recognition of our 10th year, the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS) is excited to celebrate this milestone anniversary, themed Honoring Our Legacy, Advocacy, Community, and Culture.

October 22, 2020
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Online

TCSA (Taiwanese and Chinese Students' Association) will be hosting an informal session about the events occurring in Hong Kong! Find our zoom link via our Facebook page! 

October 22, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

We will be watching the movie Dear Ex along with other members of TCSA through zoom! Come join.

October 22, 2020
7:00 pm

Online

Join the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) for a networking and learning event during UMass Homecoming 2020 @HOME.

October 22, 2020
7:00 pm-8:30 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—November 20, 2020

All Campus

Free and open to all UMass and Five College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning.

September 15—December 23, 2020, Thursdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

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

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

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

This drop-in supportive group is offered to create a safe, affirming, and confidential space for Latinx-identified students who would like to come together to share their stories, struggles, and successes as they work to accomplish their academic goals at UMass.

September 10—November 19, 2020, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 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

Dr. Kofi-Charu Nat Turner invites undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff interested in collaboratively exploring the benefits of dynamic mindfulness in their daily lives.

September 17—November 21, 2020, Thursdays 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

This is a supportive space for Black and Brown students to come together, talk and learn while engaging in discussions regarding the academic and social pressures at UMass.

September 17—December 18, 2020, Thursdays 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 spend an hour with our UMass Admission Counselors and current students having your questions answered regarding the Admissions process and UMass Amherst.

September 22—September 29, 2020, Tuesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
October 1—October 29, 2020, Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

A monthly webinar series bringing staff together to discuss the successes and challenges that are occurring while working remote during the pandemic.  We’ll incorporate concepts and new tools, such as building resilience, well-being check-ins, Covid-19 Comfort Level chart and improving productivity during the pandemic.

September 23, 2020 9:30 am-10:45 am
October 22, 2020 9:30 am-10:45 am
November 20, 2020 9:30 am-10:45 am
December 17, 2020 9:30 am-10:45 am

Online

Our Transfer Thursday Information Session is a 25-minute virtual event for prospective students that will feature 10 things you should know about the transfer process, as well as information about applying for financial aid at UMass Amherst.

October 8, 2020 12:00 pm-12:25 pm
October 22, 2020 12:00 pm-12:25 pm

Online

This support group is for people living alone or mostly alone during COVID. Sign up for a 3 meeting sequence so we can get to know each other, share difficulties, and share successes during these strange times.

October 8, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
October 22, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
November 5, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 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

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

Over three days, 22-24 October 2020, the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies will hold a virtual symposium to recognize fifty years on the UMass Amherst campus. The fiftieth anniversary theme is Conscious to Woke: Fifty Years of Revolutionary Black Thought.

October 22—October 24, 2020

Online