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 9—15, 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

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

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

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

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

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

All new and returning students who will be attending clases remotely and not acessing the campus are invited to a live Virtual Campus Forum with Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and members of his team.

August 13, 2020
5:30 pm

Virtual, Zoom

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

All new and returning students who will be living on campus and/or have essential campus access are invited to a live Virtual Campus Forum with Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and members of his team.

August 14, 2020
3:30 pm

Virtual