Student Activity
Our second annual Big U carnival is shaping up to be the best yet.

August 30, 2019
8:00 pm-12:00 am

Haigis Mall

Learn about gardening techniques that are more than just sustainable and meet new, like-minded friends.

August 31, 2019
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Franklin Dining Commons

Come and meet your downtown neighbors and find out why Amherst is called a perfect place to live.

August 31, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Downtown Amherst
Chill out on the ice with your new friends! Skate rental included. 

August 31, 2019 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 1—September 2, 2019 4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Mullins Center, Practice Rink

Play lawn games, enjoy inflatables, and get information about intramural sports jobs.

August 31, 2019
2:00 pm-5:30 pm

South Athletic Fields

Bring your friends or make some new ones while you create your masterpiece including coloring and community service opportunities.

August 31, 2019
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Explore the many options and hidden gems from UMass Dining.

August 31, 2019
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Each new student brings a unique voice to our campus community. Join us for award-winning international cuisine, performances and conversations. 

August 31, 2019
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Learn about useful resources and local customs while connecting with other out-of-state and international students.

August 31, 2019
8:00 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Center, 11th Floor

UMass invades the Hampshire Mall after hours.  Catch a bus from your residential area to Hadley for special student giveaways, laser tag, skating, and even a late-night movie.

August 31, 2019
9:00 pm-11:59 pm

Hampshire Mall