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.
Week of  February 28—March 6, 2021
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

This program focuses on exploring the complexity of supervision at the University, allowing supervisors to build upon their current skill level to become more effective in their roles.

January 20, 2021 9:00 am-11:30 am
January 21, 2021 9:00 am-11:30 am
February 3, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
February 10, 2021 9:00 am-11:30 am
March 3, 2021 9:00 am-11:30 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

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 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

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 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

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

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

UMass Amherst is competing against hundreds of other universities and colleges in Campus Race to Zero Waste 2021.

January 31—March 26, 2021

All Campus

Women for UMass (WFUM) promotes the advancement of campus programs focused on access, support, and opportunity for students, especially those that positively impact women and their respective communities. WFUM is proud to have funded 68 projects, totaling over $263,000 during the past 8 years. 

February 1—March 3, 2021

"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

This drop-in group will invite students to think critically about their social media usage in a nonjudgmental setting.

February 4—April 6, 2021, Thursdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Nothing about this academic year has been normal, yet here you are. This may not be what you imagined your first semester at UMass would look like.

February 4—April 29, 2021, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 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

A group of women connected to the Anchor House of Artists project their experience into a claustrophobic world.

February 9—March 9, 2021 6:00 pm

Online

BPQC, the Bi/Pan/Queer Collective is now meeting Tuesdays at 7:00pm (EST)

February 9—April 27, 2021, Tuesdays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Queer Talk - Aweekly LGBTQIA+ Support Group: Every Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00pm. Join at https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/98443439168

February 10—April 28, 2021, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Online

How will you keep up with college academics and activities this semester? In this workshop, students will delve into time management strategies to start applying today.

February 22, 2021 10:10 am-11:10 am
March 2, 2021 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
March 10, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 11, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Providing Connection, Conversation and Community though small faciliated groups using engaging questions and interactive activities.  Meet new friends and make new connections. 

February 11—March 18, 2021, Thursdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Join us in this supportive drop-in space where you can connect with other students in a similar situation. This drop-in group is open to all UMass students.

February 12—March 5, 2021, Fridays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
February 16—March 2, 2021, Tuesdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

A support group for LGBTQIA+ people exploring how identity, conflict, and microaggressions impact you and your partners.

February 15—April 26, 2021 2:30 pm-4:30 pm

Online

Engine 3, also known as the Student Force, is a volunteer force open to college students in the Amherst area. Our recruiting program has begun for Spring 2021. We are currently seeking freshmen and sophomore students at UMass Amherst, Amherst College, and Mt. Holyoke College. Learn more about how to apply at https://www.amherstma.gov/2176/Student-Force

February 16—March 31, 2021

North Station
Are you interested in Super heros and other worlds such as Marvel, DC and Star Wars? Sign up for this section of ProjectConnect and meet other students who are too.  

February 16—March 23, 2021, Tuesdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

ProjectConnect is a weekly, one hour peer faciliated conversation designed to build connection, community and friendship through engaging questions and interactive activities. Join the conversation and make a new connection.

February 17—March 24, 2021, Wednesdays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Making new friends and connecting with other UMass students is really hard right now.

February 17—March 17, 2021, Wednesdays 9:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

Do you want to be more efficient with studying? Join Student Success in this workshop to examine your learning styles and study strategies.

March 1, 2021 10:10 am-11:10 am
February 23, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 17, 2021 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
February 18, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Celebrate yourself and the special women in your life by sharing your talent.

February 22—March 1, 2021

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

CEPA, the Center for Education Policy & Advocacy, is hosting our annual Student Advocacy Week to discuss making college more affordable! Meet new people and join your friends as we advocate for policy change around access and affordability of higher education!!

February 27, 2021 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
March 1, 2021 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
March 2, 2021 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
March 4, 2021 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

In honor of International Women's Day (IWD) and Women's History Month, the Center for Women & Community will be celebrating women and nonbinary people from around the globe throughout the entire month of March on our social media.

March 1—March 31, 2021

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

The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution is hosting its annual international Online Dispute Resolution Forum.

March 1—March 2, 2021 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Online

Interested in storymapping? Join this two-hour workshop to learn how to use the online platform ArcGIS StoryMaps, tips and tricks for story design, and interactive storymapping practice.

March 1, 2021
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

A time for you to learn the evidenced-based key tools and techniques to support your overall wellbeing and resilience in your life, daily work, and career.

March 1, 2021
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

CEPA is hosting our annual Student Advocacy Week to discuss making college more affordable! Part of this week is our March 1st town hall with local legislators! Here you can ask legislators questions about what is happening on Beacon Hill and how our advocacy creates change!

March 1, 2021
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Online

Hello everyone, we would love to introduce you to UMOC with our spring kick off meeting. Come here about what we do, how you can get involved, and maybe win some free stuff. We will be showing a video about us, doing some trivia, and playing a game to get to know each other :) Learn about all the amazing sports we do including hiking, xc skiing, climbing, caving, canoeing, rafting, and more.Meeting ID: 766 898 2972Join Zoom Meetinghttps://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/7668982972

March 1, 2021
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Online

In her newest performance art piece, born from the COVID-19 pandemic, Kristina Wong details how she went from out-of-work performance artist to overlord of a homemade face mask empire in just ten days! 

March 1, 2021
7:00 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

Wanting to find new study habits or looking for an accountability group or partner for study? Come join us for a study session meet up with other students who are looking to make the most of their online semester.

March 1, 2021
7:00 pm

Online

Come hang out with UMass Hillel and learn about how the Purim story and LGBTQ identities intersect! This event is open to students of all religious backgrounds, and LGBTQ allies are encouraged to join.

March 1, 2021
7:00 pm

Online

Registration for this event is encouraged but not required: https://fac.umass.edu/Online/article/TheaterDepartment

March 2, 2021 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
March 8, 2021 10:10 am-11:10 am
March 16, 2021 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
March 30, 2021 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

UMass Amherst Libraries are ending their subscription to RefWorks on April 30, 2021. This workshop will demonstrate how to move content from RefWorks to Zotero and highlight some of the differences between the two citation managers. NOTE: This session will not cover basic Zotero functionality. For that, please sign up for one of the Getting Started with Zotero sessions.

March 2, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

Join faculty and alumni from the College of Natural Sciences, the College of Nursing, and the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, as well as leadership from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, for a live Zoom panel about the science behind the development of the COVID-19 vaccine and the role the public will play.

March 2, 2021
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Online

Many advanced democracies are suffering from a crisis in trust: most citizens don't trust their governments to do the right thing. This is not just a crisis of confidence in government - citizens mistrust major institutions from the media to the health care system.

March 2, 2021
4:00 pm

Online

Test your knowledge of all things Harry Potter with Peer Health Educator Becky! The event will run an hour and students will be placed into teams.

March 2, 2021
7:00 pm

Online

Tips for recording a one person, one camera video interview. Covering: Art Direction, Composition, Audio, Interview Technique and Editing.

March 3, 2021
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

Join us for this virtual film event to learn about Massachusetts-based worker-artist Ralph Fasanella.

March 3, 2021
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Online

Virtual Study Session.

March 3, 2021 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 10, 2021 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 17, 2021 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 24, 2021 4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

Jason Treuting will speak about the Brooklyn-based Sō Percussion Ensemble's work to address equity and anti-racism through their original compositions and commissioning projects, community-based programming, and service-oriented initiatives like carbon offset commitments and annual food-packing.

March 3, 2021
7:00 pm

Online

Come and learn about what the Asian & Asian American Studies Certificate Program entails and engage in a meaningful discussion surrounding the importance of Asian American studies.

March 3, 2021
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Are you ready to navigate today's competitive business environment and job market? Get a leg up from alumni with keen insights into industry trends and tips on adapting to changing realities and requirements.

March 3, 2021
7:00 pm-8:15 pm

Online

ProjectConnect is a weekly space to make connections with other UMass students through peer-facilitated conversations and engaging activities.

March 3—March 31, 2021, Wednesdays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

The 28th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents a screening and Q&A of Picture a Scientist (2020, Sharron Shattuck and Ian Cheney, USA, 95 mins, in English). 

March 3, 2021
7:30 pm

Online

Are you looking for images, audio, video, or text to include in your projects? Do you wonder about the copyright and whether or not you can use that perfect image that you found? Come join us to learn about Creative Commons (CC)! CC licenses allow people to share their work for you to use with minimal restrictions.

March 4, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) is a free, unique, persistent and universal digital identifier. Come learn how an ORCID can help you manage and promote your scholarly identity and research outputs. We’ll look at some robust ORCID profiles, go through the quick registration process and populate your profile with relevant data. Note: ORCID registration is required for doctoral dissertation and masters theses submissions to ScholarWorks.

March 4, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Mutual Mentoring Application - Information Sessions

March 4, 2021
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

These virtual accountability sessions offer dedicated time and facilitated support to work on your project, whether it is to write a proposal or manuscript, or to design a unit for your online course.

March 4, 2021
1:30 pm-3:00 am

Online

Social networks like Facebook are an institution that have lost public trust over the past decade as their importance and influence has become increasingly clear. This loss of confidence presents an opportunity: instead of aspiring to fix social networks, we can imagine and build new tools that support our ability to be good neighbors and good citizens. What could social networks look like if their goal was not maximizing shareholder profit, but seek to strengthen our democracies. This talk explores the idea of software designed around civic values and seeks to make social change through creating publicly-funded social media.  

March 4, 2021
4:00 pm

Online

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy welcome Virginia A. Oostburg, MD, MPH, BPT, Former Director of the Surveillance Disease Prevention and Control at the Caribbean Public Health Agency, CARPHA, for the second talk in the IGH 2021 Global Health Seminar Series. Dr. Oostburg will deliver a talk titled “Equity in Health in the Caribbean through Solidarity: Expectation vs Practical Implication.”

March 4, 2021
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

A talk by Sara Jensen Carr, PhD, ASLA, Assistant Professor at Northeastern University as a part of the Zube lecture series hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.

March 4, 2021
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Join all ten artists in conversation with Education Curator Amanda Herman and For Freedoms Student Organizing Committee founder, Carolyn Parker-Fairbain (BFA 2022, W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies)

March 4, 2021
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

The gravity of climate change and the environmental emergency demands not just attention but concerted action.  The speakers on this panel will explore examples from China, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. that open a wider discussion of the threats to, and continued possibilities for, democratic action on climate change.

March 4, 2021
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Online

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a LIVE Rock and Metal request show. If you like bands like Journey, Iron Maiden, and Dream Theater, this is your event.

March 4, 2021
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

We will be hosting a jeopardy night, but all the categories will be about Iranian culture.

March 4, 2021
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Online

Title: The COVID Symptom Study:  Lessons Learned from a Novel Epidemiology Tool

March 5, 2021
10:00 am-11:00 am

Online

Meet Vice Chancellor Brandi Hephner Labanc, Officer Tom O'Donnell and their dogs while enjoying hot cocoa and a free pair of socks!

March 5, 2021
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Student Union

We consider optimization problems at Amazon Logistics. Amazon is aglobal retailer, selling millions of units of merchandise worldwide on atypical day. To achieve this complex operation requires the solution of manyclassical operations research problems. Furthermore, many of these problemsare NP-hard, stochastic, and inter-related, contributing to make AmazonLogistics a stimulating environment for research in optimization andalgorithms.

March 5, 2021
11:00 am

Online

An introduction to this unique and powerful patent database with embedded hands-on activities for participants.

March 5, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

ProjectConnect is a peer-facilitated group designed to build empathy, connection and friendship. Each session will last an hour and each group will meet weekly for 5 weeks.

March 5—April 2, 2021, Fridays 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

A night where all of our general body members can enjoy a spiritual movie together and then discuss our thoughts afterward.

March 5, 2021
6:00 pm-10:30 pm

Online

Test your knowledge and win prizes at our virtual trivia night.

March 5, 2021
8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Online

Join Dr. Jaime Piñero to learn the basics of pest identification and Integrated Pe

March 6, 2021
10:30 am-12:00 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