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.
Month of November 2020
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

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

Intramural Sports Trivia Registration via IMLeagues. 

August 25—August 31, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
September 8—September 14, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
September 22—September 28, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
October 6—October 12, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
November 3—November 9, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm

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

Link TBA.

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

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 bi-weekly event where we hold a church service involving praise and worship and a sermon.

September 3—November 15, 2020, Sundays
This event does NOT occur on:
September 13, September 27, October 11—October 18, October 25, November 8

Online

Please join us for an informal virtual hour to socialize and get to know each other, while sipping on your favorite bevarge! 

September 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 6, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

UPC hosts weekly Friday night Late Night Movies.

October 2—November 20, 2020, Fridays 8:00 pm-10:30 pm

Online

A biweekly virtual Zoom event where we will read a spiritual-related book that we choose and will all be able to talk about it during our meetings. 

September 6, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
September 20, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
October 4, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
October 18, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
November 1, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

UPC hostts a  weekly Sunday Late Night Movie.

September 6—November 15, 2020, Sundays 8:00 pm-10:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 18

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

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

9/9/20: We will be having our intro meeting at which students can meet each other and learn more about our organization and being on pre-medical and pre-health tracks at UMass.  Zoom Registration Link: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdO2uqj4oH9O2NlPcHpSKSvDKsu020e_9 

September 9—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 7, October 21, November 4

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

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

LGBTQIA+ Graduate Student Support Group and Discussion Space.  

September 16—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
September 23, October 7, October 21, November 4

Online

This five week group is for anyone who could use some support in navigating the logistics and stressors of caring for an aging loved one.

September 16, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
September 30, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 14, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 28, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
November 11, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 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 16, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
October 14, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
November 11, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 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

Let's Talk : International Edition. Free, friendly virtual drop-in session for international students with a counselor from the Center for Counseling & Psychological Health (CCPH).

September 18—November 20, 2020, Fridays 9:00 am-10:00 am
September 18—November 20, 2020, Fridays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

WomenHeart is the nation's only patient-centered advocacy, education and support organization solely dedicated to serving the nearly 48 million women in the U.S. Open to all.

September 18, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
October 23, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
November 20, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
December 18, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am

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

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

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

A monthly webinar series bringing managers and supervisors of staff together to discuss challenges and share successes of managing in this current context of uncertainty and constant change during the pandemic.  Each webinar will focus on a topic, and provide time for open discussion and Q & A.

September 24, 2020 9:00 am-10:15 am
October 6, 2020 9:00 am-10:15 am
November 12, 2020 9:00 am-10:15 am
December 10, 2020 9:00 am-10:15 am

Online

Drop in to our biweekly sessions to learn more about SNAP benefits.

October 1, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
October 15, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
October 29, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
November 12, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 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

The focus of this program is strengthening foundational skills, core competencies and key behaviors needed to be an effective supervisor at the University.

October 7, 2020 9:00 am-11:30 am
October 8, 2020 9:00 am-11:30 am
October 14, 2020 9:00 am-11:30 am
November 10, 2020 9:00 am-11:30 am

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

Come join us as we will be continue our study of the Gospel of John.  

October 9—November 20, 2020, Fridays 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.

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

The Elements of a Better Way to Build in the 21st Century.

November 2, 2020
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Virtual Film Screening: At Second Glance by Sheri Hagen

November 3—November 5, 2020

Online

Power dynamics and traditional gender roles are difficult to manage. Toxic masculinity is engrained in the workplace. The implications and the need to address male power in the workplace in terms of sexual harassment are clear. There is a need to re-examining of office culture. How can we address toxic masculinity as a learned, entrenched, and often unconscious behavior that is hindering inclusion, collaboration and growth in organizations? 

November 4, 2020
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Online

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

November 4, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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.

November 4, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Estate planning isn’t just for elderly people with a lot of money.

November 4, 2020
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Online

Adobe After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application used in the post-production process of film making, video games and TV production.

November 4, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

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

November 4, 2020
9:00 pm

Online

We live in divisive times, which may increase the likelihood that people will be targeted or witness microaggressions. 

November 5, 2020
11:30 am-12:45 pm

Online

"Construction of Nature in New York City: Governance, Discourse, and Materiality," a Zube Lecture by Lindsay K. Campbell, Research Social Scientist, Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service.

November 5, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Live Virtual Q&A and Discussion: A discussion with director Sheri Hagen.

November 5, 2020
5:00 pm

Online

Come join us on zoom for our third and final official AASA-lympics event of the Fall semester! Members will have the change to compete against other teams each led by E-board members to win a grand prize at the end! This is the last opportunity to compete between teams to win points for your team.

November 5, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

There is a large body of data clearly showing physical activity to benefit health. In recent years, large epidemiologic studies have been able to use devices to measure physical activity more precisely, and provided intriguing new data. How will these new data shape future physical activity guidelines?  

November 6, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Online

Join the College of Education, as we will be hosting an open house for our teacher preparation programs for interested students.  The open house will provide an opportunity for students to learn more about our teacher preparation programs and allow them to talk with our program coordinators.  Each open house will be conducted via zoom.  Please register here.  The open house will start at 3:00 p.m.

November 6, 2020
3:00 pm

Online

This event will involve sending out a link to those who want to attend to watch a TED talk relevant to our organization’s mission and theme for the semester.

November 6, 2020
5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

This competition allows students to participate in the case competition experience. 

November 7, 2020
8:30 am-6:30 pm

Online

If you are interested in grad school, this will be an opportunity to learn from those who have completed, or are completing, advanced degrees in a variety of fields.   

November 9, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Join host Lara Curtis, Program Information Specialist, and Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s full-time, residential, On-Campus MBA program.

November 10, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Are you looking for images, audio, video, or text to include in your projects? Do you wonder about the copyright and whether or not you can use that perfect image that you found? Come join us to learn about Creative Commons (CC)! CC licenses allow people to share their work for you to use with minimal restrictions.

November 10, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

In Conversation with Larissa Fasthorse (Sikangu Lakota) with Guest Artist Jasmine Rochelle-Goodspeed (Nipmuc), Facilitated by Dr. Priscilla Page (Wiyot)

November 10, 2020
7:00 pm

This talk uses racialized organization theory to think about higher education. 

November 11, 2020
11:15 am

Online

Come celebrate Taiwanese and Chinese Singles’ Day! Come make new friends, and who knows, your soulmate might be right around the corner.

November 11, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Join host Jessica Moulton, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about the MFAI program.

November 12, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Professionals in the field will walk you through the interview process, providing valuable support and feedback. An excellent opportunity to practice your digital skills.

November 12, 2020
12:30 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Learn how to sell your idea to customers, potential partners and/or investors in a fun and engaging way.

November 12, 2020
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Online

We have only a few years left to make deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions.

November 12, 2020
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Online

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a fun evening of Scattergories on Zoom!

November 12, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

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

November 12, 2020 7:30 pm
November 15, 2020 7:30 pm
November 19, 2020 7:30 pm

Online

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

November 12, 2020 7:30 pm
November 15, 2020 7:30 pm
November 19, 2020 7:30 pm

Online

Live from the studio at Amherst Media. James Brandon Lewis is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, composer, recording artist and educator, who has shared stages with William Parker, Hamiet Bluiett, Hamid Drake, Ravi Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, and many others.

November 12, 2020
7:30 pm

Virtual

Standardized Direct Effects to Address Intercurrent Unblinding in HIV Prevention Research.

November 13, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Online

Join us for a virtual General Body Meeting where we will update you on the exciting AASA events coming up and for some fun activities.

November 13, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

This will be a  Brothers and Sisters in Christ (BASIC)  Instagram live event where we will have guests appear on our live and prayer and worship with us. 

November 14, 2020
6:00 pm-11:45 pm

Online

Performing as a septet with Wynton Marsalis, members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, America's most renowned big band, present a digital concert of newly composed works and arrangements around the theme of freedom. After the streaming of the concert, audience are encouraged to stick around for a live post-show Q&A with Wynton Marsalis.

November 15, 2020
3:00 pm

Virtual

A talk by Lee Badgett, professor at the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics and Distinguished Scholar at the Williams Institute at UCLA.

November 16, 2020
12:00 pm

Online

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

November 17, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Form your business model and perfect your long-form pitch. $15,000 in seed money awarded to select teams as determined by the judges.

November 18, 2020
10:00 am-5:00 pm

Do you want to help create a more inclusive UMass community? By understanding and addressing micro-aggressions you can help make a difference.

November 18, 2020
10:30 am-12:00 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.

November 18, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Human exploitation of the underground has been central to the unfolding climate and ecological emergency.

November 18, 2020
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Online

Fun new cultural event for general body members to meet and interact before break.

November 18, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Online Video Premiere followed by artist Q&A.  Rock the Boat is a touring puppet show for young audiences that explores themes of refugees, inclusion and respectful curiosity.

November 22, 2020
3:00 pm