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.
Week of  August 2—8, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#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

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.

August 6—October 8, 2020

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