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: September 13—19, 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

Free and open to all UMass and Five College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning.

September 15—December 23, 2020, Thursdays 5:30 pm-6:30 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

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

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

Campu Recreation is offering a remote group fitness schedule this fall.

August 24—November 20, 2020

Virtual, Zoom

Intramural Sports Trivia Registration via IMLeagues. 

August 25—August 31, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
September 8—September 14, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
September 22—September 28, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
October 6—October 12, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
November 3—November 9, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm

The Student Force is one of the three forces that comprise the Amherst Fire Department. The Student Force operates its own engine company and has its own vehicle operators and officers. We are currently recruiting for our Fall 2020 training program.

September 1—September 30, 2020

Featuring works by over 50 artists from 17 countries, Breathing While Black is a juried digital visual art exhibition, inviting international response to the recent and ongoing slaughter of Black Americans.

September 1—November 20, 2020

Link TBA.

September 1—November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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

September 2—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 9:00 am-10:00 am

Virtual

Weekly LGBTQ+ Discussion & Support Group for undergraduate students. Every Wednesday, 6:30-8:00pm  Zoom link: https://bit.ly/2Q8bgLe  

September 2—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

UPC hosts weekly Friday night Late Night Movies.

September 4—November 20, 2020, Fridays 8:00 pm-10:30 pm

UPC hostts a  weekly Sunday Late Night Movie

September 6—November 15, 2020, Sundays 8:00 pm-10:30 pm

Intramural "Sports Opinion" Contest. Give us your hot takes on the Greatest Athlete of All Time via the written word and video. Register online via IMLeagues.

September 7—September 13, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 am

P.R.O.P.S.  (Presenting Real, Original, Powerful, Stories) offers selected students the opportunity to share inspiring stories & innovative discoveries in a virtual showcase for UMass and the larger community. Talks can explore a range of topics including personal growth, academic research, or new perspectives.

September 8—October 19, 2020

A weekly event that allows members of the organization to come together and learn more in-depth about the word of God as well as engage and learn from one another.

September 8—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 4:30 pm-8:00 pm

Online

9/9/20: We will be having our intro meeting at which students can meet each other and learn more about our organization and being on pre-medical and pre-health tracks at UMass.  Zoom Registration Link: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdO2uqj4oH9O2NlPcHpSKSvDKsu020e_9 

September 9—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 7, October 21, November 4

Online

This drop-in supportive group is offered to create a safe, affirming, and confidential space for Latinx-identified students who would like to come together to share their stories, struggles, and successes as they work to accomplish their academic goals at UMass.

September 10—November 19, 2020, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

YouTube premiere Friday, September 11, 2020 4:00 p.m. ET Online Friday, September 11 through Thursday, September 17, 2020

September 11—September 17, 2020 4:00 pm

Online

Send your work to thescribeumass@gmail.com, or check out our previous edition at scribeumass.wordpress.com!

September 14—September 27, 2020

Online

Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with stress and anxiety.

September 14—December 18, 2020, weekdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Devised and directed by Rudy RamirezImmersive theater works by placing its audience amid the action; we’re taking this concept remote.

September 14—September 15, 2020 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Hampden Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst announces the launch of The Presence of Absence, a solo online exhibition by Leyden, MA-based artist, Trish Crapo.

September 15—October 7, 2020

Online

Intramural Madden League Registration on IMLeauges.

September 15—September 21, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm

This session will offer an introduction to the concepts of implicit bias and microaggressions. You will learn how to identify some microaggressions and explore a few strategies that can help you to respond more effectively. 

September 15, 2020
11:30 am-1:00 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.

September 15, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

LGBTQIA+ Graduate Student Support Group and Discussion Space.  

September 16—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
September 23, October 7, October 21, November 4

Online

This five week group is for anyone who could use some support in navigating the logistics and stressors of caring for an aging loved one.

September 16, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
September 30, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 14, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 28, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
November 11, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

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

September 16, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Manage stress and cultivate mindfulness with UMass Meditates – weekly guided contemplative sessions and on-demand content.  Join our Zoom events via the calendar on our website.

September 16, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
October 14, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
November 11, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

Join us for a panel on the July SCOTUS decision in Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania to discuss the meaning behind the decision, the real and anticipated impacts, and strategies to reverse these impacts.

September 16, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

The student advocacy group MASSPIRG, is having their semester kickoff event.

September 16, 2020
6:00 pm-7:15 pm

Online

Virtual team meetings can present several challenges for all us; such as awkward moments, interruptions, voices not being heard, technical glitches, and miscommunication.

September 17, 2020
10:00 am-10:45 am

Online

Mindfulness of diversity and inclusion and exploring the implicit bias we face when thinking about our customers.

September 17, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Join host Victoria Quill, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about the MS B&A program.

September 17, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

The online live Zoom event includes a movie that combines a reading of Crapo’s original poetry with images of a simple white nightgown hung from a clothesline on the beach. For the artist, this image conjures her beloved sister, Susan, who died in 2008 of breast cancer.

September 17, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Dr. Kofi-Charu Nat Turner invites undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff interested in collaboratively exploring the benefits of dynamic mindfulness in their daily lives.

September 17—November 21, 2020, Thursdays 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

This is a supportive space for Black and Brown students to come together, talk and learn while engaging in discussions regarding the academic and social pressures at UMass.

September 17—December 18, 2020, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

"Capacity-Building and Networking among Puerto Rico’s Small Non-Profits in Disaster Recovery," a Zube Lecture by Ivis Garcia Zambrana, Assistant Professor in City and Metropolitan Planning, The University of Utah.

September 17, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

A Taiwanese and Chinese Students' Association presentation on how East Asian countries (Taiwan, South Korea, and China) have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic including an open discussion contrasting the United States' response to these various approaches.

September 17, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Join the Stonewall Center on our Discord server (game night channel) for an LGBTQ+ game night. This week we will play Jackbox Party Packs games.

September 17, 2020
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Let's Talk : International Edition. Free, friendly virtual drop-in session for international students with a counselor from the Center for Counseling & Psychological Health (CCPH).

September 18—November 20, 2020, Fridays 9:00 am-10:00 am
September 18—November 20, 2020, Fridays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

WomenHeart is the nation's only patient-centered advocacy, education and support organization solely dedicated to serving the nearly 48 million women in the U.S. Open to all.

September 18, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
October 23, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
November 20, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
December 18, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am

Online

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar as part of the Epidemiology program, “Causes of Death: Social Inequities and the Biological Embedding of Racism,” to be given by Dr. David Chae. 

September 18, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Online

Manage stress and cultivate mindfulness with UMass Meditates – weekly guided contemplative sessions and on-demand content.  Join our Zoom events via the calendar on our website.

September 18, 2020
12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

Enter our first Social Media Giveaway of the semester to win a great prize! The giveaway will take place over Instagram, where you can find us  @umass_aasa.

September 18—September 20, 2020 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Join the College of Education, as we will be hosting an open house for our teacher preparation programs for interested students.  The open house will provide an opportunity for students to learn more about our teacher preparation programs and allow them to talk with our program coordinators.  Each open house will be conducted via zoom.  Please register here.  The open house will start at 3:00 p.m.

September 18, 2020
3:00 pm

Online

Kimaya Diggs has created a musical lane all her own.

September 18—September 24, 2020 4:00 pm

Online

Come join us as we continue our study of the Gospel of John!

September 18, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Come to AASA's September General Body Event! Meet new people and bond with our e-board!  Via Zoom.

September 18, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online