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  January 10—16, 2021
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—February 28, 2021

All Campus

Fit in an extra class, complete a requirement, and earn a few more credits. Choose from a variety of online courses and take them wherever you are, whenever your schedule allows. 

December 7—January 16, 2021
This event does NOT occur on:
December 25, January 1

Online

International Coffee Hour

January 6, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
January 13, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 20, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
January 27, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

International Student Community Support

January 11, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 15, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
January 22, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
January 25, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 29, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am

Online

For undergraduate students interested in applying to be an Orientation Leader for the Summer 2021 New Student Orientation program.

January 11, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

The Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) will be holding a session designed for faculty who implemented the Forward FOCUS course evaluation in one or more of their Fall 2020 courses.

January 11, 2021
1:00 pm-2:15 pm

Online

Join Christina, a Peer Health Educator, to discuss the importance of taking care of yourself during break, prioritizing mental and physical health, and exploring ways to keep in touch with those you care about in a COVID-safe way. 

January 11, 2021
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

If you are caring for someone at home, as well as working from home, we invite you to take a short break to drop in for ‘coffee’ with other faculty navigating a similar balancing act. Come for 5 minutes or for the full half-hour to meet faculty from across campus, swap stories, and exchange ideas.

January 12—April 27, 2021, Tuesdays 9:00 am-9:30 am

Online

Come join this Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) opportunity to reflect on the lessons learned from online teaching.

January 12, 2021
10:00 am-11:30 am

Online

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

January 13, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

During this special panel discussion, UMass Amherst scholars from the departments of history, journalism and political science will help make sense of the events of January 6, 2021 by examining precedents for political violence in the U.S. and elsewhere, political polarization and the role of traditional and new media. 

January 14, 2021
12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Online

Sophomores and juniors, are you committed to making a difference through consensus-building? Do you motivate others to take action? Are you committed to finding positive solutions to either environmental challenges or issues impacting Indian country—and through public service?

January 14, 2021
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

A meeting of the UMass Amherst Student Chapter of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), which is dedicated to integrating students into the local government management profession through events that connect theories, practices, and applications.

January 15, 2021
12:00 pm

Online

Join Program Director Meredith Rolfe (Professor of Political Science) and current student Larrisa Miller (M.S. '21) for a virtual information session to learn more about the M.S. DACSS program: our courses, program requirements, career paths, our students, how you can apply, and more.

January 16, 2021
4:00 pm

Online

The UMass Wind Ensemble presents "Standing Together," a series of streamed performances on the Music & Dance Department’s YouTube Channel. The Wind Ensemble will perform Old Wine in New Bottles (1959) by Gordon Jacob.

January 16, 2021
7:30 pm

Online