In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, capacity limits and other restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Please see Campus Event Guidance for Spring 2021 for more details.
Month of May 2021
This exhibit includes Brett’s original pieces alongside the work of sculptor Kamil Peters, quiltmaker Barbara Boseman, and many others who continue to mourn Brett’s passing.

April 23—May 5, 2021

Online

"CURRENT | UNDERCURRENT is a visual conversation relating to current events such as COVID-19, gender (LGBTQIA+, masculinity) racial justice (Black Lives Matter), and climate change. The show addresses these issues through the shared anxiety of a divided nation and a partisan political climate. 

February 1—May 14, 2021 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Online

Have you ever struggled with setting rules or limits in your relationships with friends, romantic partners, family members, advisors, or coworkers? If so, come join our drop in community conversation to learn more about what boundaries are and collaborate with peers on how to set them.

February 1—May 4, 2021, Mondays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Innovative skills-based free 3 part workshop open to all UMASS students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with stress and anxiety.

February 2—May 11, 2021, Tue/Fri 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Drop in and join international students, community members, and staff from the International Programs Office for a fun and friendly virtual conversation.

February 3—May 5, 2021, Wednesdays 9:00 am

Online

With the support of the group, survivors and people affected by trauma and sexual violence will work together to heal.

February 3—May 5, 2021, Wednesdays 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

Struggling with how to initiate a difficult conversation? Want to share how you really feel in a way that is intentional and productive with a family member, partner, roommate, friend, or supervisor?Wednesdays 3-4pm, Spring 2021

February 3—May 5, 2021, Wednesdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

WOCLN Thursday Check Ins will resume on February 4 and will be held through May 6. Drop in at our weekly check ins. Let us know how you are doing. Connect with others and get connected to resources.

February 4—May 6, 2021, Thursdays 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

A group where Black undergraduate students can find their voice at UMass.

February 4—May 6, 2021, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Free and open to all UMass and 5 College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning.

February 4—May 6, 2021, Thursdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

Free, friendly virtual drop-in session for international students with a counselor from the Center for Counseling & Psychological Health (CCPH).

February 5—May 7, 2021, Fridays

Online

In a world that is constantly changing, staying grounded can be a helpful way to cope.

February 8—May 3, 2021, Mondays 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Join The spACE+: A space for Ace/Aro/Demi/Gray community

February 8—May 3, 2021, Mondays 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 8, February 22, March 8, March 22—March 29, April 12, April 26

Online

Join this space for LGBTQIA+ Graduate student support and community.

February 9—May 4, 2021, Tuesdays 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 16, March 2, March 16, March 30, April 13, April 27

Online

This event is a biweekly service. We will have pastors coming to preach and we will have our very own worship team dinging during the services.

February 21, 2021 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
March 7, 2021 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
March 21, 2021 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
April 4, 2021 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
April 18, 2021 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
May 2, 2021 2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Online

Join us to learn basic meditation techniques in an open and friendly environment.

February 22—May 3, 2021, Mondays 3:00 pm-3:45 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 22, April 19

Online

Alicia Renadette borrowed the title “Energy Constellation” from a quote by the artist, Joseph Beuys. Like Beuys, Renadette believes the that most materials and objects contain hidden symbolic potential. 

March 1—May 14, 2021 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Online

Ackerson’s paintings are distinguished by their high vantage points and richly textured  surfaces. From a birds-eye view, he  presents narrative scenes which are an imaginative take on popular culture, modern life and the hidden world of the human psyche. 

March 1—May 14, 2021 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Online

This is a weekly Wednesday service where we will dive deep into the Word.

March 1, 2021 7:00 pm
March 10—April 7, 2021, Wednesdays 7:00 pm
April 20, 2021 7:00 pm
April 28—May 5, 2021, Wednesdays 7:00 pm

Online

JSA will be holding some fun and exciting virtual events every Saturday.

March 6—May 1, 2021, Saturdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

A weekly prayer meeting where members learn and discuss the word of God and pray together about what we've learned as well as things we face in our daily lives.

March 8—May 3, 2021, Mondays 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Living local and want to spruce up your room? How about a piece of art from an Israeli artist! Rent artwork for the semester to brighten up your own space for just $5!

March 9—May 3, 2021

Online

Get inspired during National Women's History Month by diving into a fascinating memoir by a strong and powerful female leader. 

March 18—May 20, 2021

Online

We've got Shabbat offerings for everyone whether you're in the Amherst area or studying remotely. Check out the descriptions below for a whole menu of Shabbat options.

March 19—May 7, 2021

Online

Free, drop in confidential, one-on-one legal consultation with Attorney Bernie Stark from the Student Legal Services Office. 

March 25, 2021 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
April 15, 2021 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
May 6, 2021 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

This is a weekly writing for for graduate students and faculty to come and work together.

March 31—May 12, 2021, Wednesdays 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

Has COVID isolation got you down?Want to meet new people on campus but can’t figure out how?Break the ice and the isolation! 

April 5—May 15, 2021 9:00 am-5:00 pm

All Campus

To register, join the mailing list, or get more information, please email Adam Holmes (holmes@umass.edu).

April 7—August 1, 2021, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am

Online

Stop by the Team Positive Presence (TPP) table for some free-themed giveaways outside of Hampshire Dining Hall.

April 13—May 4, 2021, Tuesdays 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

The Rights of Spring festival includes a mix of pre-recorded and live online events that carry forth the innovations prompted by the need for safe ways to engage with theater-making during COVID-19.

April 22—May 2, 2021

Online

UMass Amherst, in collaboration with The GroundTruth Project, will host a free online public conference titled, “Truth, Dissent, and the Legacy of Daniel Ellsberg,” commemorating the 50th anniversary of Ellsberg’s release of the Pentagon Papers.

April 30—May 1, 2021

Online

In 2021, we urge everyone to follow the health directives of your area, including maintaining social distancing of 6 feet between people, wearing your masks while outside together, and not sharing items like binoculars.  For any observing you want to do in close proximity, please limit to members of your household. 

April 30—May 9, 2021

Online

The iNaturalist app is a free tool for engaging with the world around us.

May 4, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a fun evening of Trivia on Zoom celebrating Star Wars Day.

May 4, 2021
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

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

May 5, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

This session is intended as an opportunity for graduate students and undergraduate students to share their research with peers, faculty, and staff of the College of Education. The showcase will be virtual.

May 5, 2021
3:00 pm-4:15 pm

Online

Come by and meet new people and old friends through fun activities and bonding events.

May 5, 2021
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Join us for a virtual celebration highlighting international students' accomplishment and graduation from UMass Amherst. Live zoom event will be recorded.

May 7, 2021
10:00 am-11:00 am

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.

May 11, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Resistance Studies Initiative Spring Webinar Speaker Series: Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues

May 13, 2021
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Online

The ceremony is open to graduate students earning degrees this academic year (September, February and May). To abide by public health guidelines set by the Governor’s office, attendance is limited to graduating masters and doctoral students only.  No guests will be permitted.

May 13, 2021
4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Undergraduate Commencement for the Class of 2021 will take the form of four smaller and shorter ceremonies in McGuirk Alumni Stadium. The ceremonies are limited to graduates only, with no guests allowed.

May 14, 2021

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Thinking about applying for a Guggenheim Fellowship? Questions about how to apply?  Come and get advice for a successful application from an illustrious panel of past recipients at the 2021 Guggenheim Workshop!

May 17, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

Join host Victoria Quill, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about the MS in Business Analytics program.

May 18, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Learn about our online master's degree in Computer Science.

May 19, 2021
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Day one of a four-day mini-series to reflect, plan, and thrive - Hosted by the Office of Faculty DevelopmentThis session is cosponsored by Workplace Learning and Development, the College of Natural Sciences, and the Office of Faculty Development

May 24, 2021
9:30 am-11:30 am

Online

Day two of a four-day mini-series to reflect, plan, and thrive - Hosted by the Office of Faculty Development In this “hands-on” virtual workshop, experienced local writing consultant Cathy Luna will discuss the challenges of setting and accomplishing summer research and writing goals in the current context.

May 25, 2021
9:30 am-11:00 am

Online

Join host Dylan Curcio, Program Information Specialist, to learn more about Isenberg’s Masters of Science in Accounting program for those coming from an Accounting background.

May 25, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Day 3 of a four-day mini-series to reflect, plan, and thriveSponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Office of Faculty Development

May 26, 2021
9:30 am-11:00 am

Online

Join Lynda Schwartz, one of the foremost authorities on the subject, to learn more about the exciting and growing field of Forensic Accounting.

May 26, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Day 4 of a four-day mini-series to reflect, plan, and thrive - Hosted by the Office of Faculty DevelopmentIn every stage of your academic career, your needs for mentoring change.

May 27, 2021
9:30 am-11:00 am

Online

Join host Dylan Curcio, Program Information Specialist, to learn more about Isenberg’s Masters of Science in Accounting program - Transitions Track for those coming from a non-Accounting background.

May 27, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online