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Commencement Ball 2019: Life is a Highway

Event Details

May 3, 2019
9:00 pm-1:00 am

Mullins Center

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Contact:
Student Alumni Association

Seniors, you are cordially invited to celebrate the Class of 2019 at the 21st annual Commencement Ball—Life is a Highway.

Presented by the Student Alumni Association, this senior gala is a UMass tradition leading up to graduation. Join your classmates for a formal celebration of your accomplishments during a festive evening which will include:

  • Hors d'oeuvres and desserts
  • Live DJ and dancing
  • Themed photo areas
  • Cash bar

Attending the Ball is also a great way to give back to your university community since a portion of each ticket sale supports scholarships and programs.
 

Tickets:

In early April, seniors may purchase four tickets per person at the Mullins Center Box Office with a valid UMass Amherst student ID or purchase online. Tickets are $28 per person.  All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable. 

Directions:

From the North: Route 91 South to Exit 25 - At the end of the ramp turn left and follow the road to the intersection - turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South - go 1 mile, then left onto 116 South, then eight miles to UMass exit - Left at the end of the ramp onto Massachusetts Avenue. Take left at second set of lights and follow directions for parking.

From the South: Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles. Take a left onto Route 116 North (across from Staples) and follow for one mile to UMass exit. Take a right off the ramp on to Massachusetts Avenue. Take left at second set of lights and follow directions for parking.

From the East: Mass Pike (Route 90) West to Exit 4 (West Springfield) onto Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles. Take a left onto Route 116 North (across from Staples) and follow for one mile to UMass exit. Take a right off the ramp on to Massachusetts Avenue. Take left at second set of lights and follow directions for parking.

From the West: Mass Pike (Route 90) East to Exit 4 (West Springfield) onto Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles. Take a left onto Route 116 North (across from Staples) and follow for one mile to UMass exit. Take a right off the ramp on to Massachusetts Avenue. Take left at second set of lights and follow directions for parking.

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