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  October 25—31, 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—December 31, 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

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.

June 30—December 31, 2020

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

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

August 24—November 20, 2020

Virtual, Zoom

A semester-long festival of curated short films/digital media and Zoomcasts with an array of guests: filmmakers, multimedia artists, performers, writers, movie theater managers, scholars, and curators.

August 26—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Online

Would you like to win $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2021 tuition and fees? Enter the tuition raffle by November 20 for your chance to win! 

September 1—November 20, 2020

Online

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

Online

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.

October 2—November 20, 2020, Fridays 8:00 pm-10:30 pm

Online

UPC hostts a  weekly Sunday Late Night Movie.

September 6—November 15, 2020, Sundays 8:00 pm-10:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 18

Online

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

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

LGBTQIA+ Workshop is free and open to all students. Join us in this supportive space where we will discuss how to access LGBTQIA+ resources on campus, discuss ways to build community, and explore new ways to manage your personal wellness. Students welcome to attend some or all sessions.

September 22—November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 4:00 pm-5:00 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

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

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

All students welcome! Join us to learn basic meditation techniques in an open and friendly environment.

September 21—November 17, 2020, Mondays 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 12

Online

Come spend an hour with our UMass Admission Counselors and current students having your questions answered regarding the Admissions process and UMass Amherst.

September 22—September 29, 2020, Tuesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
October 1—October 29, 2020, Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

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 23—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14, November 11

Online

Drop in to our biweekly sessions to learn more about SNAP benefits.

October 1, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
October 15, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
October 29, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
November 12, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

Our Virtual Fall Visit Day events are tailored to prospective students.

October 4, 2020
October 18, 2020
October 25, 2020

Online

Come join us as we will be continue our study of the Gospel of John.  

October 9—November 20, 2020, Fridays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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.

October 13—November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

This installation is a collaborative project between an Indian artist living in the U.S.and her American friend living in India. They recorded initial experiences of the place that each had just moved to. These impressions are inscribed on objects that are peculiar to this new place, something unseen in their country of origin.

October 14—November 14, 2020

Online

Artist Kenny Harris explores the rich territory of myths in his whimsical, graphic, figurative forms.

October 14—November 11, 2020

Online

 Love reading and looking for an opportunity to keep learning through thoughtful conversations on timely topics? Join the Read UMass Virtual Book Club to discuss new ideas and engage with other curious minds.

October 15—December 14, 2020

Online

Intramural Sports NBA2K Registration via IMLeagues. 

October 20—October 26, 2020 9:00 am-11:59 pm

As a chapter of Engineers Without Borders, EWB UMass strives to carry out the parent organization’s mission: "EWB-USA builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.

October 23—October 26, 2020 12:00 am-11:45 pm

Online

During the workshop, we will take you through the step-by-step process to make challah (a type of bread).

October 25, 2020
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Online

The tricontinental webinar brings together student leaders and educators from Chile, Pakistan and South Africa for a conversation on the lessons learnt from organizing for educational justice. All three countries have been sites of historic student activism in the pre-pandemic period that have continued to organize in the midst of the pandemic in a fresh and renewed manner. 

October 26, 2020
10:00 am-11:30 am

Online

With Eric Ashman and Reibika Shaw.

October 26, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

As part of its current Arts Across America online performance series, the Kennedy Center presents Felipe Salles, professor of jazz studies, composition and saxophone, in “Revisiting The New Immigrant Experience."

October 26, 2020
4:00 pm

Online

A Smart About Money workshop focused on understanding student loans. 

October 26, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

Join the Stonewall Center for a QTPOC Chat & Chill.This is a space to talk, laugh, and hang in community of Queer and Trans People of Color.

October 26, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Join host Jessica Moulton, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about the MFAI program. The session will cover FAQ's about the admissions process, curriculum, and what sets Isenberg apart in the Alternative Investments sector. Register today!

October 27, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Review the wealth of open access and open educational resources across many disciplines in Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies.

October 27, 2020
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Online

New to GIS and not sure where to start? You’re in luck! This workshop will cover the basics of GIS, including coordinate systems, types of geospatial data, and where to look for data online.

October 27, 2020
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

Come chat and network with communication alumni in the fields of Marketing, TV Production, Recruiting, and more! Names of panelists coming soon.

October 27, 2020
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Online

Designed by the For Freedoms Student Organizing Committee, this virtual gathering brings together students, artists, and creative thinkers to discuss ideas around survival, healing, civic engagement, and a collective, radical reimagining of a just and hopeful future.

October 27, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

This workshop is for current RefWorks users who want to switch to Zotero before our RefWorks subscription ends in May 2021.

October 28, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Online

Copyright? Fair use? Got a question about your publication contract?  Our Copyright and Information Policy Librarian will be opening their Zoom office on Wednesdays at noon to 1 p.m.

October 28, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Film screening of Singing Our Way to Freedom followed by a dialogue with Film Director Paul Espinosa.

October 28, 2020
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences and its partners in the Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network, in collaboration with the New England Public Health Training Center, welcome Loretta Ross, activist and co-founder of the Reproductive Justice Movement, for a conversation on human rights and public health, reproductive health justice, and white supremacy. 

October 28, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Yes, it will be possible to study abroad and/or go on domestic exchange! Come learn your options and get some good intel on planning ahead.

October 28, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

The Senior BFA class of 2021 show, Floating, Drowning, Treading Water: Experiences in Quarantine is based around the 2020 Coronavirus quarantine and how each of us handled the chaos.

October 28—November 4, 2020 4:30 pm-3:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life invites you to join other students in our community for a virtual panel and open conversation around faith and spirituality at UMass.

October 28, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

A talk about bringing music to underserved communities in Florida and New York City, featuring alumnae Michelle Painter MM'12 and Hannah van der Swaagh MM'10.

October 28, 2020
7:00 pm

Online

UPC (The  University Programming Council)  is presenting a virtual concert series this fall.

October 28, 2020
9:00 pm

Online

Drop in at Women of Color Leadership's weekly check ins.

October 29—November 19, 2020, Thursdays 12:00 pm-1:00 am

Online

Learn about the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy's graduate programs for full- and part-time students.

October 29, 2020
4:00 pm

Online

Neil Diboll is a nationally-respected expert in native plant cultivation and management. He is the president of Prairie Nursery, a supplier of native plants and seeds, to a national audience. In this talk, Neil will explain how conventional horticulture is part of a national environmental crisis - and offers an alternative approach based on native plant horticulture.

October 29, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

A public speaking program that focuses on building self-esteem, empowerment and speaking performances focusing on confidence and leadership. 

October 29, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a fun evening of Trivia on Zoom!

October 29, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

This event has been canceled

October 29, 2020
7:30 pm

Produced by Maegan Clearwood, Percival Hornak, and Helen Rahman2020 is on fire, and more than ever, we are being called upon to own our individual and collective powers, make meaning out of utter chaos, and manifest tangible, seismic change.

October 29, 2020 7:30 pm
October 30, 2020 11:59 pm
October 31, 2020 7:30 pm

Online

Come play Among Us on Friday, October 30th! Meet new friends or catch up with friends, and let's play Among Us!

October 30, 2020
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Epic movement presents to you, Jae Jin, an artist invited to share his spiritual journey through music.   

October 31, 2020
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Online