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  April 18—24, 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 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

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

"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

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

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

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

Pride Alliance: Meeting every other Thursday at 7pm this semester.Spring meetings Dates:Feb.11th & 25th, March 11th & 25th, April 8th & 22nd at 7pm. REGISTER FOR ZOOM Link at: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpde2oqDopHtQXxAUMkapArPPmupz6AxMn 

February 11—April 29, 2021, Thursdays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 4, March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29

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

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

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

Alison Saar is known not only for her powerful sculptures; she is also a master of the art of printmaking.

March 16—April 30, 2021, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In August of 1979, Steven Watson and Carol Huebner mailed 200 invitations to artists they had never met, asking if they would like to contribute to a project about the previous decade.

March 17—April 30, 2021, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

University Museum of Contemporary Art

We Are For Freedoms is an interdisciplinary exhibition and related public program series in partnership with For Freedoms, a national non-profit arts platform for creative civic engagement and direct action.

March 17—April 30, 2021, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

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

Vibrant and uniquely executed paintings and drawings are inspired by dreams, spirituality, life in the country, family, and animals.

March 23—April 20, 2021

Online

Sign-up open! Queer & Trans Virtual Open Mic Night

March 30—April 23, 2021 8:00 pm-9:00 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

In Visible Light is a large-scale illuminated sculptural work of art (40’ circumference) on view at Hampden Gallery’s Sculpture Garden. While the gallery doors are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the sculpture safely, and creatively, reaches out to re-connect. In Visible Light acts as a beacon of optimism to the campus community while acknowledging the constraints and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 1—May 30, 2021

Hampden Gallery

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

 Marking the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), all are invited to join  The CWC Community Challenge.  Individuals or teams will choose their own challenge while raising awareness and/or money for the free Sexual Assault Support, Advocacy and Prevention Services provided by the Center for Women & Community.

April 6—April 24, 2021

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

Do you want to study for your master’s degree or conduct research overseas? Or perhaps teach English as a second language in the foreign country of your choice? You can through the Fulbright Scholarship.

April 8, 2021 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
April 21, 2021 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
April 28, 2021 11:00 am-12:00 pm

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

We’ll delve deep into the nuts and bolts of the Fulbright Scholarship application. Learn tips on how to write a grant proposal and essay draft that shows your best self for a competitive application. Prior attendance to an ONSA Fulbright General Info Session is recommended

April 15, 2021 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
April 22, 2021 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
April 29, 2021 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

Participating teams can register at the google form below, and submit their entry fee of $20 prior to the start of the weekend.

April 17—April 18, 2021 12:00 am-11:59 pm

Online

Classes are held today. The Recreation Center, Du Bois Library and other essential campus services remain open.

April 19, 2021

All Campus

The UMass Stonewall Center and the Student Union Art Gallery are excited to welcome visitors to the official launch of the Queer & Trans Visions Virtual LGBTQ+ Art Showcase! The virtual gallery opens TODAY April 19th.

April 19—May 15, 2021 8:00 am-11:55 pm

Online

Join us Wed. May 5th at 6:00pm for the 23rd Annual UMass Rainbow Graduation celebrating our graduating LGBTQIA+ Students.  Graduating students, please register at www.tinyurl.com/RGgrad by April 26th to be included in the ceremony.

April 19—April 26, 2021 8:00 am-11:55 pm

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.

April 19, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Come join MASSPIRG Students in a virtual sustainable cooking class where we will be learning about where our food comes from and how to eat in a more Earth-conscious way.

April 19, 2021
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

The Least Cost Path to a Positive Energy Future

April 19, 2021
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Online

As the recent spike of Anti-Asian Violence continues to heavily impact our Asian communities, please join us and the members of the organization #IAMNOTAVIRUS, for an evening of reflection and healing as we share our individual stories during these challenging times.

April 19, 2021
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Vegas Paint Night is an event where people create their own artwork by following the instructions of an artist.  Zoom link can be found on the bio of our IG pages @umassasa and umasslu or email us @akwaabaasa@gmail.com and @umasslu11@gmail.com, or by clicking the event website on this post.

April 19, 2021
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Land Acknowledgements is the first of four virtual sessions for Gathering at the Crossroads: Teaching, Learning, and Community along the Kwinitekw, the Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies Virtual Symposium 2021.

April 19, 2021
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Finals are almost here, are you ready? Discover strategies in this workshop to prepare for final exams and create your plan to finish the semester strong.

April 26, 2021 10:10 am-11:10 am
April 20, 2021 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
April 28, 2021 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
April 22, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Ever heard of a runner in long skirts and sandals and became a marathon runner?  Well, you will if you join the LACC and JWECC on Tuesday April 20th @4PM to enjoy a screening of the Netflix documentary Lorena, Light-footed Woman (2019) directed by Juan Carlos Rulfo and starring Lorena Ramirez, Mario Ramírez, and Santiago Ramírez.

April 20, 2021
4:00 pm-12:00 am

Online

Have you ever felt that you may not be as capable as other people think you are? Ever worried that you may be a fraud waiting to be discovered? Have you felt an extra burden to prove yourself as a womxn of color? You may be experiencing Imposter Syndrome.

April 20, 2021
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Join in a lively conversation about museums, art, and cultural accessibility with artist Josephine Devanbu, one of the co-creators of “Look At Art.

April 20, 2021
6:00 pm

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

April 20, 2021
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

A panel on the effect of Covid-19 in prisons hosted by the UMass Amherst Prison Abolition Collective

April 20, 2021
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Online

The UMass Amherst Bach Festival and Symposium was launched in April 2015.  The biennial event attracts exceptional musicians and scholars of international stature to UMass Amherst, connects them to our students, alumni and faculty, and through robust collaboration, creates an event of artistic and academic excellence that enriches all who come in contact with it.

April 20, 2021
7:30 pm

Online

 Join MASSPIRG, Sunrise, and the SGA from wherever you live to clean up our wonderful Earth.

April 21, 2021
10:00 am-6:00 pm

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.

April 21, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 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.

April 21, 2021
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

Speakers include Trans Asylum Seeker Keysha Sol and Joelle Bueno who is a member of the Trans Asylum Seeker Support Network (TASSN).

April 21, 2021
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Online

We will discuss how to efficiently and effectively study for the MCAT.  Online Location: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEof-qurTwqGNwndY88oI8u4WbkxMJ2Jdzy

April 21, 2021
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

Come and compete among your peers in the third AASA-lympics tournament and have fun!  Online Location Instructions: The link will be announced on our Facebook page (UMass AASA), so check it out there.

April 21, 2021
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Elizabeth Chang, violinJ.S. Bach: Chaconne for solo violin from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004Salvatore Macchia: Grounds for Violin and Electronics (2018) (World premiere)With Jazer Giles, electronics

April 21, 2021
7:30 pm

Online

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

Despite a pause during the pandemic, carbon emissions are projected to rise above their pre-COVID levels as governments attempt to jumpstart their economic recoveries in 2021. How will the US – and the world – transition from a carbon-based economy to one that is greenhouse gas emissions neutral in order to avert this crisis?

April 22, 2021
12:30 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. 

April 22, 2021
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

Learn Photoshop and make your photos more interesting!

April 22, 2021
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Poetics of Repair is a participatory installation of poetry and paper cranes and canoes, concocting a medicine of decolonial love to mend our ravaged world.

April 22, 2021
4:00 pm

Online

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomes Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Mark Miller for the next talk in its Dean's Seminar Series on April 22, 2021, from 5:00-6:00 pm. He will deliver a talk titled "Skeletal muscle function from the whole body to the myosin molecule: Effects of aging, sex and exercise."

April 22, 2021
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Join us for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month as we play a Kahoot Game to learn more about the importance of Asian representation in media.Register to join:  https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvf-uuqDorGNH9GfqyxIWvQUVuHuFiitDEZoom ID:  972 8766 1125Hosted by the Yuri Kochiyama Cultural CenterASR caption will be provided.

April 22, 2021
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

UMass students will sign up for an online tournament on the playstation network during which they will be going through a 16-man tournament.

April 22, 2021
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Online

You are cordially invited to the YouTube video premiere of the P.R.O.P.S 2021 Showcase.

April 22, 2021
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for an Open Mic Night.

April 22, 2021
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Thursday, April 22, 7:30 pm (online via YouTube)Lauren Cox, dancer; Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, baritone saxophoneGregory Spiridopoulos, tromboneEduardo Leandro, guest marimba; Ayano Kataoka, marimbaSalvatore Macchia, viola da gamba

April 22, 2021
7:30 pm

Online

UMass Hindu YUVA invites you to Ram Navami Night on April 22nd at 9PM. Please register for the event here: http://bit.ly/UMassJaiSriRam

April 22, 2021
9:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

The 2021 Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference (MassURC) serves as an opportunity for undergraduate students from public colleges, universities, and community colleges across the Commonwealth to showcase their research and engage with peers, faculty, and conference attendees. 

April 23, 2021
8:00 am-5:30 pm

Online

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar as part of the Biostatistics program, “A multiple robust propensity score method for longitudinal analysis with intermittent missing data”, to be given by Dr. Ming Wang, Friday, April 23rd at 10:00 AM via Zoom. It is a one time series event, open to the Umass campus community. Contact Tonya Menard tonyamenard@umass.edu for more information.

April 23, 2021
10:00 am-11:00 am

Online

You are invited to join the Worker Rights Consortium and our university affiliates for a discussion of forced labor in the Uyghur region of China, featuring remarks by Representative James McGovern. 

April 23, 2021
2:35 pm-4:00 pm

Online

For the IDS April Health Group Seminar, we welcome Susan Shaw (Community Health Education) and Sarah Gonzalez-Nahm (Nutrition).

April 23, 2021
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Online

A night to end off the semester in prayer and worship. Online Location: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/93444316869

April 23, 2021
6:00 pm-11:45 pm

Online

Opening Reception: Pen and paper kept my child company while I worked in the theater. Art-making became a meaningful outlet for Brett in their short life and they have left a collection of drawings that are funny and political; intimate and audacious. 

April 23, 2021
6:00 pm

Online

The Department of Music and Dance presents the fourth concert of the Bach Festival featuring Kathryn Lockwood, viola and Cobus du Toit, flute.

April 23, 2021
7:30 pm

Online

PROXIMITY is a riveting two night presentation of the statements and inquiries that the graduating seniors (Kiersten Yusi, Brandon Barker, Brooke Morrison, Sara Lapadula, Victoria Winter, Nell Mancini, and Ariana Haddad) have developed over a year long journey of investigating their conceptual frameworks.

April 23—April 24, 2021 7:30 pm

Online

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Bach Symposium: Late Style and the Idea of the Summative Work in Bach and Beethoven. The event will be in a virtual format via Zoom.

April 24, 2021
8:30 am-5:30 pm

Online

The Out of the Darkness Campus Walks are the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) signature student fundraising series, designed to engage youth and young adults in the fight to prevent suicide, the second leading cause of death among people ages 15-24. Join CCPH and Active Minds for the UMass Amherst Out of the Darkness Campus Walk.

April 24—April 25, 2021 11:15 am-2:00 pm

All Campus

Come join KSA for our League of Legends Tourney! We'll have organized teams from other KSA's at colleges around Massachusetts and plenty of rounds to get your play in.

April 24, 2021
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online