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 24—30, 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—May 14, 2021

All Campus

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

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

Every Tuesday evening we (the Cru folks) get together to enjoy sharing time with each other and to learn more about life in Christ.

January 24—April 27, 2021, Tuesdays 7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Welcome to UMass! New students are invited to register for a DIY Plant kit! Plant your own Money Tree right in your residence hall room! Registration for this event will open on Jan.

January 25—January 28, 2021 8:00 am-11:45 pm

Supplies will be delivered directly to registrants' residence hall. Off-campus students may contact NSO contact person for pick-up.
Order Valentine Grams hand-made by the sisters of Kappa Phi Lambda! With customizable messages, cute vinyl stikers, and luxurious rose petals, these cards will be perfect to order for your loved ones.

January 25—February 9, 2021 8:00 am-11:00 pm

Online

A therapeutic support space to talk about family or housemate relationship issues.

January 25—March 10, 2021, Tuesdays 2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Online

A process-oriented ongoing therapy group for women identified graduate students looking for support.

January 25—February 23, 2021, Mondays 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Online

Don't struggle alone! Come together with other students who have experienced the loss of a loved one.Group starts once full.

January 25—February 24, 2021, Wednesdays 3:45 pm-5:15 pm

Online

A co-ed experiential personal growth group with a focus on mutual support, self-exploration, interpersonal relationships, managing anxiety, balancing multiple roles, and addressing obstacles to completing dissertation/theses

January 25—March 8, 2021, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Online

Join us for our support group for UMass student parents.

January 25, 2021
8:30 pm-9:30 pm

Online

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

January 26, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Are you struggling expressing and regulating your emotions?

January 26—February 24, 2021, Tuesdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Online

A four session workshop that examines the role of perfectionism in our lives and offers skills and techniques to leverage this to our advantage. Students can register for either session and should plan to attend for four consecutive weeks.

January 26—April 7, 2021, Tuesdays 4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Online

Join University Women in Leadership (UWiL) and Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN) for a discussion about creating opportunities and being open to change with UMass alum Sharon Bland, the Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer at Montgomery College.

January 26, 2021
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Join host Jessica Moulton, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about the MFAI program.

January 27, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will be the guest speaker at the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy’s spring 2021 kickoff event.

January 27, 2021
2:00 pm

Online

Undergraduate group providing a supportive setting to gain a better understanding of yourself, practice new ways of relating to others, share personal experiences, and receive feedback and support.

January 27—February 25, 2021, Wednesdays 2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Online

Join New Student Orientation Leaders and fellow students for a night of trivia and prizes! 

January 27, 2021
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

If you are an undergraduate senior, the pandemic has likely impacted your experience in many unique ways.

January 28—March 11, 2021, Thursdays 2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Online

Join our four-session workshop to develop a more compassionate, realistic, and accepting relationship with yourself.

January 28—March 5, 2021, Thursdays 2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Online

Students, are you currently in a romantic relationship, or are interested in being in one? Join our six session free workshop to develop your relationship skills.

January 28—March 5, 2021, Thursdays 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Trouble staying focused?  Difficulty keeping up with assignments?  Remote learning getting you down?  This skills-based workshop series will provide participants with practical tools and cognitive strategies to improve focus and concentration, increase productivity, and reduce academic stress.  Join us!

January 28—March 26, 2021, Thursdays 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Online

Join us for an exciting talk by Dr. Peter Sterling to discuss his newest book, "What is Health? Allostasis and the Evolution of Human Design". Sponsored by the UMass Initiative on Neurosciences (IONs)

January 28, 2021
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

You are not alone.  Join our free four-session workshop in a supportive space for undergraduate students who experience anxiety in social situations.

January 28—February 26, 2021, Thursdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Join NSO for a virtual scavenger hunt! Compete at your own pace for a variety of prizes! 

January 29—February 1, 2021 12:00 am-11:45 pm

Online

Grapes are one of the most universally enjoyed fruits available.

January 30, 2021
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Online

The UMass Wind Ensemble presents "Standing Together," a series of streamed performances on the Music & Dance Department’s YouTube Channel. The Ensemble will play  Kleine Dreigroschenmusik (Little Threepenny Music) (1929) by Kurt Weill.

January 30, 2021
7:30 pm

Online