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 August 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hear from an Admission Counselor and current students about the UMass admissions process and application details. This virtual information session is tailored to first-year prospective students.

August 3—August 21, 2020, weekdays 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Virtual

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

August 4, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

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

August 5, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

#BlackInSTEM at UMass is an interactive forum for our Black and non-Black students of color to hear about the experiences of Black faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students as they navigate careers in higher education.

August 5, 2020
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Online

Love reading and looking for a fun way to connect with UMass alumni? Take a break from your everyday and join the Read UMass Virtual Book Club to discuss new ideas and connect with other curious minds! Our private, online forum is designed to le

August 6—October 8, 2020

Online

Live on Zoom or asynchronous support, your departmental librarian will provide the information and digital literacy strategies you want your students to know.

August 6, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Virtual

Let us help us help you make this transition as smooth as possible. “Hello, My Name Is…” is a virtual supportive space specifically for incoming first year students. Consider joining us for one, two, or all three sessions.

August 6—August 20, 2020, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for our next seminar in the series spotlighting the capabilities and resources of the centralized UMass Core Facilities.

August 11, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

Join the College of Education on Tuesday, August 11 for the virtual panel discussion, Resisting Surveillance Pedagogies & Resources for Meaningful Assessments.

August 11, 2020
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

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.

August 12, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

This year we'll be hosting the 15th annual benefits fair virtually with a series of info sessions and live stream events on Zoom and social nedia.

August 13—August 17, 2020 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Virtual

Come join April McNally from the Center for Health Promotion to learn about and practice a body scan meditation.  Participating in mindful meditation can help relieve stress, improve concentration, lower anxiety and depression, and improve sleep.

August 14, 2020
12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Virtual

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

August 18, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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

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

August 19, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

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

August 20, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries and UMass Amherst Information Technology for a fun evening of games on Zoom!

August 20, 2020
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Virtual

We’ve all been glued to the TV more than usual the past few months. And finally, binging your favorite TV shows will pay off!

August 20, 2020
8:00 pm-9:15 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Today is the first day of classes for the Fall 2020 semester.

August 24, 2020

In-person and remote classes