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 July 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—August 21, 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

Online

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

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

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

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

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. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate and celebrate the work done by members of our campus community. This will include art and demonstrations by UMass Worker Artists, participatory action research projects by participants in the Our Immigrant Voices courses, live performances, spoken word and original music. Stay tuned for the full schedule of events. 

June 30—July 9, 2020

Online

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

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

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

Independence Day is a federal holiday that celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

July 4, 2020

All Campus

This is the first day of classes for the Summer Session II online learning at UMass Amherst.

July 6, 2020

Online

This event is canceled.

July 6—July 10, 2020 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, /Boyden Fields

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

July 8, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

In this free, four-session course designed for college students, you will learn mindfulness practices, including various meditation techniques.  Undergraduate and graduate students welcome!

July 16—August 6, 2020, Thursdays 12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Online

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. 

July 14, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Virtual

Join Lynda Schwartz, one of the foremost authorities on the subject, to learn more about the exciting and growing field of Forensic Accounting. The session will cover FAQ’s about the field, becoming a forensic accountant, and the Masters of Science in Accounting program. 

July 15, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

This event will feature scholars working at the intersections of critical race theory, organizations theory, and critical criminology as they explore the historical roots of the crises in policing and our crominal justice systems.

July 15, 2020
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Online

Join computer science professor professor and national expert Erik Learned-Miller to explore face recognition research and discuss a proposed solution for regulating a young technology that is prone to errors and misuse.

July 15, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 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.

July 16, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

Think you're a trivia master? Prove it! Grab some friends to form a team and join us for a virtual trivia night. Teams are limited to 5 people. Don't have a team, no problem - we can put you on a team.

July 16, 2020
7:30 pm-8:45 pm

Virtual, Zoom

The Juniper Institute for Young Writers will be entirely online with writing labs, craft sessions, writer's life talks, participant readings, and write-alongs. Every aspect of Juniper's program has been redesigned for online learning and community-building for writers in grades 8-12. 

July 20—July 24, 2020

Online

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

July 21, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

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.

July 23—August 21, 2020, weekdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm
July 23—August 21, 2020, weekdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Virtual

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

July 23, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 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.

July 23—July 30, 2020, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
August 4—August 20, 2020, Tue/Thu 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Jazz in July wraps up its online program with three public guest artist presentations broadcast via the UMass Fine Arts Center Facebook. Featuring Lakecia Benjamin, Avery Sharpe & Christian Sands.

July 24, 2020
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

This event is canceled.

July 27—July 31, 2020 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, Boyden Fields

This event has been canceled.  

July 27, 2020
11:00 am-6:00 pm

Pinehills Golf Club
Join our admissions representatives to learn more about Isenberg's Specialized Masters Programs.

July 28, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Please join us for the first in a series of seminars spotlighting the capabilities and resources of our centralized UMass Core Facilities.

July 28, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Not just a time saver and bad citation averter, citation management tools promote the scholarly conversation of citing and sharing valuable sources.

July 30, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Virtual