Temporary restrictions on campus events are now in place. Events with location labeled Online, Virtual or Phone are still happening, pending further restrictions.
Month of May 2020
April and May meetings have been canceled.

September 2—May 25, 2020, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am
This event does NOT occur on:
December 23—December 30, January 20, March 16—March 30, May 25

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22, Room 2220

This event is canceled.

January 21—May 7, 2020 9:00 am-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 14—March 22, weekends

Science and Engineering Library

This event is canceled.

January 22, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 11, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 26, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 10, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 25, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 7, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 22, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 5, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, 310

This event is canceled.

January 24, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 18, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

April and May meetings have been canceled.

January 30, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 12, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 29, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 6, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, International Programs Office

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—June 30, 2020

All Campus

When something’s bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution.

March 25—May 6, 2020, Wednesdays 9:30 am-11:00 am
March 30—May 4, 2020, Mondays 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
March 26—May 7, 2020, Thursdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Phone

International students: When something’s bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution. “Let’s Chat” is a convenient, confidential way to get insight and information

March 25, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 7, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 22, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 5, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Phone

WOCLN remains your supportive community despite our physical distance! However you’d like to use this space, it is here for you.

April 1—May 8, 2020, weekdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Virtual

Join UMass Athletics' sports and performances coaches as they showcase at-home exercises every Monday to help get our UMass community up and moving.

April 3—July 6, 2020, Mondays

Online

It's at times like these when it feels particularly important to reach out and show up for our neighbors.

April 6—May 4, 2020

Online

The Augusta Savage Gallery presents an online exhibition of work by painter and landscape architect Ponnapa Prakkamakul.

April 6—May 31, 2020

Online

COVID-19 is a serious threat to men's health.

April 8—May 13, 2020, Wednesdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Virtual

Certified EBQ/EBT (Evidence-Based Qigong/Tai Chi) Instructor Michelle Letendre from the Center for Health Promotionwill teach you a series of qigong exercises that you can easily practice at home.

April 9—May 7, 2020, Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Watch the progress of falcons nesting on the roof of the Du Bois Library.

April 10—May 31, 2020

Online

Interested in student wellbeing? Want to interact more with your peers and work towards a healthier campus? Apply to be a PHE intern for the 2020-2021 acaemic year.

April 10—May 22, 2020

Online

The world as we know it has been turned upside down.  This was not the college experience you were expecting and with that there may come feelings of grief and loss.  Chat with Diane Fedorchak from the Center for Health PromotionFriday’s from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. 

April 10—May 1, 2020, Fridays 10:00 am-11:00 am

Virtual

Join us for great conversation every Monday.

April 13—May 4, 2020, Mondays 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

Join Disability Services’ staff for a weekly movie screening and post-film discussion.

April 17—May 2, 2020, Fridays 2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Virtual

By making wildlife observations, you are contributing data to scientists and your community, which helps people study and protect local species.

April 24—May 4, 2020

Online

IPO "Ask an Attorney" Drop-In Session for UMass Amherst International Students.

April 29, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 6, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual

Please visit your SPIRE account to confirm your final exam schedule for each of your courses.

May 1—May 7, 2020
This event does NOT occur on:
May 2

Online

Need a break from studying or writing that final paper? Have a crafting project that you can work on while also on Zoom? Drop in to the Finals Fun Craft-along!

May 1, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Virtual

Love reading and looking for a novel way to connect with other UMass Amherst alumni? Put down the remote and join the Read UMass Virtual Book Club. 

May 1, 2020
12:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

 A fun Zumba class to get our members up and moving.

May 1, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual

The Magic Triangle Jazz Series, a program of the UMass Fine Arts Center, presents a virtual performance and talk by the renowned percussionist and singer Román Díaz.

May 1, 2020
7:30 pm

Virtual

The Augusta Savage Gallery presents MFA Costume Design candidate Emma Hollows digitally exhibiting her research and designs for a production of the South African hit show “Sophiatown” amid the 2020 U.S.

May 4—May 31, 2020

Online

Join the MXCC and YKCC as we discuss race, class, and COVID-19 with special guests:  Stephanie Shonekan, Amilcar Shabazz, Alice Nash,  CN Le and Laura Valdeviezo.

May 4, 2020
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Supervisors and managers Zoom session on how to remotely manage work and employees in a supportive and inclusive way.​ In these interactive sessions we will explore, ways to approach work expectations, on-going communications and fostering connection.

May 5, 2020
9:00 am-10:00 am

Virtual

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

May 5, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

The Fine Arts Center presents Monkey Baa Theatre Company all the way from  Australia for a special bedtime reading of Diary of a Wombat. You'll learn more about the company and even have a chance to ask questions.

May 5, 2020
7:00 pm

Online

Interested in learning more about the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Mass4You? Join Adam Mintz, our Mass4You EAP Specialist for an Introduction to Mass4You – Your Employee Assistance Program.

May 6, 2020
10:00 am-10:45 am

Virtual

Learn about applying for nationally competitive scholarships that provide students opportunities for teaching, study, research, or professional development at universities in the U.K., Ireland, or Asian countries.

May 6—May 27, 2020, Wednesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Take a break from finals and reminisce on the black culture at UMass as we play the game!

May 6, 2020
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual

Taking time to care for your needs, in whatever way works best for you, is one way to find power in times of uncertainty.

May 6, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual

Do you worry your resume is sitting at the bottom of the stack or not getting past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)? Are you still waiting to hear back after multiple job applications? Maybe you feel unprepared for a virtual job interview via phone or video conference.

May 6, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

We’ll delve deep into the nuts and bolts of the Fulbright Scholarship application. Learn tips on writing essay drafts that shows your best self for a competitive application. Prior attendance to an ONSA Fulbright Virtual Info Session is recommended.

May 7, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Join us this week to get your blood pumpin' and your booty burnin'! We will be leading a fun, at-home lower body workout.

May 7, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Virtual

Commonwealth Honors College will commemorate the Honors convocation milestone by providing the Class of 2020 and their families with an online Celebration of Excellence.

May 7, 2020
6:00 pm

Online

To congratulate the UMass Amherst class of 2020 and celebrate the whole campus community for stepping up in the face of the coronavirus crisis, The Fine Arts Center closes out its 2019-2020 season with an exclusive virtual dance party.

May 7, 2020
8:00 pm

Virtual, Livestream and Facebook

The Dean of the Graduate School will share a video message to graduates. This will be available on the Graduate School website. The colleges/schools are also planning online recognition messages for graduate students who have completed their degrees this year.

May 8, 2020
9:00 am

Online

This open discussion will cover and share ideas on ways to support employees in balancing work and good self-care and related topics.

May 8, 2020
12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Virtual

This event is canceled.

May 8, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy invites graduating seniors of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and their families and friends to an online celebration of the Class of 2020!

May 8, 2020
4:30 pm

Online

Both the Undergaduate Commencement and Graduate School Commencement ceremonies have been POSTPONED.

May 8, 2020
6:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Learn all about the Fulbright Scholarship—eligibility, deadlines, and useful info to prepare for your next steps into Fulbright and an amazing teaching or research experience!

May 12—May 26, 2020, Tuesdays 10:00 am-11:00 am

Virtual

Join TickReport, Dr. Stephen Rich, and Dr. Scott Commins as they explore the science behind red meat allergies caused by tick bites. 

May 13, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 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.

May 13, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Supervisors and managers Zoom session on how to remotely manage work and employees in a supportive and inclusive way.​ In these interactive sessions we will explore, ways to approach work expectations, on-going communications and fostering connection.

May 14, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Virtual

We’ll delve deep into the nuts and bolts of the Fulbright Scholarship application. Learn tips on writing essay drafts that shows your best self for a competitive application. Prior attendance to an ONSA Fulbright Virtual Info Session is recommended.

May 14—May 28, 2020, Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Without daily, in-person interactions it's easy to start feeling disconnected from your network.

May 14, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Get ahead, fulfill a requirement, and stay on track for graduation with UMass Summer online courses.

May 18, 2020

Online

Highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students will find out how the DAAD (Germany) Study Scholarship or Long-Term Research Grant can provide generous and complete funding for study or research in Germany.

May 18, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

A co-ed experiential personal growth group with a focus on mutual support, self-exploration, self-expression, interpersonal relationships, managing anxiety, balancing multiple roles, and addressing obstacles to completing dissertations/theses.

May 19—July 14, 2020, Tuesdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Online

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

May 19—September 22, 2020, Tuesdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Virtual

Starting a job search and concerned how COVID-19 will impact your job prospects? As a new professional, have you been frantically applying for any position you come across but still not hearing back? Maybe it’s time for a more strategic approach.

May 19, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

This group will offer students support with any changes in their life associated with the COVID-19 crisis.

May 20—September 3, 2020, Wednesdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual

Experiential personal growth group with a focus on mutual support, self-exploration, self-expression, interpersonal relationships, managing anxiety, balancing multiple roles, and addressing obstacles to completing dissertations/theses.

May 20—September 16, 2020, Wednesdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Online

This group is intended for seniors to process and receive connection around losses unique to them.

May 20—September 3, 2020, Wednesdays 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Virtual

Highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students will find out how the DAAD (Germany) Study Scholarship or Long-Term Research Grant can provide generous and complete funding for study or research in Germany.

May 22, 2020
10:30 am-11:30 am

Virtual

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States that honors those who died while serving in the nation's military.

May 25, 2020

Summer 2020 presents unprecedented uncertainty for faculty in navigating research disruptions, remote work, care responsibilities, and personal needs. The Office of Faculty Development and the Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusion are working with partners across the campus to coordinate a collaborative series of optional summer programming to support faculty resilience in research and writing.

May 26—June 26, 2020

Online

A conversation on Zoom with Professor Lee Badgett of the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics about her new book, "The Economic Case for LGBT Equality." With Ari Shaw, director of International Programs at the Williams Institute. 

May 26, 2020
5:00 pm

Virtual

Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports 30 New Americans, immigrants, or the children of immigrants, to pursue full-time graduate degrees in the United States. Learn about eligibility criteria and how to apply for this graduate school fellowship in our info session, co-sponsored by UMass Amherst's Graduate School. Open to those intending to pursue grad school and current graduate students.

May 27, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Virtual

This event is canceled.

May 27, 2020
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Game On!
Congratulations! Your resume stood out among the competition and you’ve made it through the interview. Now, you’re just waiting for the final decision. But, if they offer you the job, are you ready to negotiate for the salary you deserve?

May 27, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

The Boston Red Sox and MLB have decided to refund all tickets for UMass Night at Fenway. There is no action needed on your part.

May 27, 2020
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Fenway Park
The decision to pursue one academic or professional path over another may feel like free choice but often it is constrained by subtle cues in achievement settings that signal who naturally belongs there and who doesn’t. 

May 28, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

This group will offer students of color support with any changes in their life associated with the COVID-19 crisis. The group is a drop-in model, where discussion is based on the needs of the group that day. Potential topics of discussion include:

May 28—September 11, 2020, Thursdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

All university staff are invited to participate in a  live Virtual Campus Forum with Chancellor Subbaswamy.

May 28, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

UMass Transit's training department will be hosting a drop-in Zoom infosession session about all things training and hiring! As an essential service, we are still operating as safely as able, and that includes training.

May 29, 2020
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Virtual

Free materials available (while supplies last): paint, brushes, fabric, fake flowers, oragami paper and more! Social distancing protocols will be strictly enforced. Everyone must wear a mask. Gloves will be offered.

May 29, 2020
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Student Union, Craft Center outside lawn, Bartlett Hall (Tobin side)