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 June 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

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

Be prepared to take the next step in your career.

April 9, 2020 6:30 pm-7:00 pm
April 14, 2020 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
June 3, 2020 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual

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

April 10—June 12, 2020

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

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

Online

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

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

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

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.

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

A virtual exhibit on Facebook (Science & Engineering Library, UMass Amherst) and Instagram (@sel_umass) to share some of the places on campus the Science and Engineering Library staff visited as part of its Curiosity as Outreach project.

June 1—June 12, 2020
This event does NOT occur on:
June 6—June 7

Learn all about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant—eligibility, deadlines, and useful info to prepare for your next steps into Fulbright and an amazing teaching or research experience!

June 2, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Virtual

ORCID and SciENcv are two tools that can be used in conjunction to easily create NSF biosketches.

June 2, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

All UMass Amherst faculty are invited to a live Virtual Campus Forum with Chancellor Subbaswamy. The forum will be conducted through Zoom.

June 3, 2020
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Virtual

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

June 3, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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.

June 3, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Searching for a job can be time consuming and overwhelming but it doesn't have to be.

June 3, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual

We’ll delve deep into the nuts and bolts of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant 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.

June 4, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

All UMass Amherst graduate students are invited to participate in an upcoming live Virtual Campus Forum with Chancellor Subbaswamy.

June 4, 2020
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Virtual

The UMass Amherst Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) will be presenting a series of online summer methodology workshops throughout June and July.

June 8—July 15, 2020

Learn all about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant—eligibility, deadlines, and useful info to prepare for your next steps into Fulbright and an amazing teaching or research experience!

June 9, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Virtual

Join faculty experts from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and gain insight on the current and future impact of COVID-19 on all aspects of life.

June 9, 2020
5:30 pm-6:35 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Origami is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. In modern usage, the word "origami" is used as an inclusive term for all folding practices, regardless of their culture of origin. Join us in this fun virtual activity. 

June 9, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

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

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.

June 10, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Graduate Students of Color Association invites you to a Black Lives Matter Vigil hosted via Zoom on Wednesday, June 10th at 5pm Eastern Time to celebrate the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and many others, while creating space for our student community to grieve, discuss, listen, and to support each other.

June 10, 2020
5:00 pm

Virtual

All incoming students and their families are invited to participate in a live Virtual Campus Forum with Chancellor Subbaswamy. 

June 10, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

We’ll delve deep into the nuts and bolts of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant 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.

June 11, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Several UMass faculty have adapted their work in response to the pandemic. Panelists will discuss not only what they did, but how they made their work happen.

June 11, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

All returning UMass Amherst students and their families are invited to  participate in a live Virtual Campus Forum with Chancellor Subbaswamy.

June 11, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Put your UMass knowledge to the test! Grab your friends and join alumni for some friendly competition at our virtual trivia night. Make a team of up to 5 people or sign up on your own and be assigned a group.

June 11, 2020
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Virtual, Zoom

This event is canceled.

June 12, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

The UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS invites you to join the INFORMS webinar by the chapter's faculty advisor, Professor Anna Nagurney, on perishable product supply chains and analytics in the pandemic.

June 12, 2020
12:00 pm

There will be no formal presentation this year, but the public is invited to visit the UMass Sunwheel for sunrise and sunset to celebrate the solstice. Visitors should wear masks and be prepared for the possibility of wet footing and mosquitoes.

June 15—June 25, 2020

Sunwheel

Are you wondering about how higher education classrooms will look in the future and what other institutions are doing? Do you want to explore the opportunities of what the online modality affords through meaningful collaboration and the ability to reflect and connect with colleagues around the globe?

June 15—June 26, 2020 9:00 am

Virtual

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.

June 16, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

Are you looking for a way to share a recent conference’s papers and presentations?  Or are you looking for a way to share presentations, handouts, and posters prior to a virtual conference?  You can do all this and more through ScholarWorks@UMassAmherst, a platform managed and run by the university libraries. 

June 16, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Virtual

Thinking about making a change in your career? Looking for a new start because of a layoff or other employment change? It could be time to move on from your current industry. But, how do you know? What should your next steps be? And, where do you start?

June 16, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Join Lynda Schwartz, one of the foremost authorities on the subject, to learn more about the exciting and growing field of Forensic Accounting.

June 17, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Please join us in a virtual community gathering space facilitated by Dr. Barbara Love to speak truth, bear witness to the collective pain being experienced, and share mutual resources and strategies for resilience and healing.

June 17, 2020
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Virtual

Love reading and looking for a fun way to connect with UMass alumni? Put down the remote and join the Read UMass Virtual Book Club to keep learning while discussing new ideas and connecting with other curious minds! 

June 18—August 6, 2020

Virtual

Join us for an informative drop-in discussion with UMass Departments to support your succees as an international graduate student during COVID-19 pandemic. 

June 18, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
July 2, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
July 16, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
July 30, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
August 13, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Virtual

Join CMASS Staff to explore how to incorporate gratitude into your daily life and grow your positive mindset.

June 19, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
July 17, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
August 21, 2020 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

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

June 22, 2020 9:00 am-10:00 am
July 6, 2020 9:00 am-10:00 am
July 20, 2020 9:00 am-10:00 am
August 3, 2020 9:00 am-10:00 am
August 17, 2020 9:00 am-10:00 am

Virtual

Join our admissions representatives to learn more about Isenberg's Specialized Masters Programs. The session will cover FAQ's and the admissions process for the following programs: Master of Finance in Alternative Investments, MS in Accounting, and MS in Business & Analytics.

June 22, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

 Leading teams and motivating students during times of crisis can be an enormous challenge and an unexpected opportunity. Supporting others to do their best means, just as in-person, offering informational, resource and emotional support. 

June 23, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Virtual

Join host Dylan Curcio, Program Information Specialist, to learn more about Isenberg’s Masters of Science in Accounting program.

June 23, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

Between June 23 and July 2, candidates for UMass Amherst Dean of Students will be giving presentations and participating in community forums via Zoom.

June 23, 2020 2:00 pm
June 30, 2020 2:00 pm
July 2, 2020 2:00 pm

Virtual

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs, to learn more about Isenberg’s 100% Online MBA program and Online MBA with in-person option. 

June 23, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Virtual

Join host Dylan Curcio, Program Information Specialist, to learn more about Isenberg’s Masters of Science in Accounting program - Transitions Track.

June 25, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

Virtual drop-in session for fee-paying UMass international students. FREE one-on-one legal consultation with Attorney Bernie Stark from the Student Legal Services Office.

June 26, 2020 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
July 17, 2020 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
August 11, 2020 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Virtual

Learn about applying for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship — awarding up to $30,000 to juniors or 3rd-year students with a senior standing, and are pursuing graduate studies in public service-related fields. A fantastic scholarship opportunity!

June 29, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm