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.

Engine 3 Student Force Firefighters Reunion

Event Details

October 25—October 27, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

UMass Amherst Alumni Association

Call your friends and make plans to return to campus for Homecoming. Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of UMass pride, celebrations, tours, and more. Reconnect with friends from your student group, reminisce about your days at UMass Amherst, and experience the revolutionary advances happening today.

Bruce Whitmore ’76

Keith Hoyle ’87

Lindsay Stromgren ’90

Friday, October 25

Homecoming Block Party

5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Goodell & Student Union Lawns, Old Chapel

Join alumni, families, and friends for our second annual Homecoming Block Party. No matter your age or interests, this party has something for everyone.

Look for the Engine 3 Student Force Firefighters tent when you arrive.

More InformationAmerican International College vs. UMass Hockey

7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Mullins Center

Put on your maroon and white, come out to the Mullins Center, and get loud to cheer on our Minutemen following one of their most historic seasons.

More InformationSaturday, October 26Homecoming Parade

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
UMass Amherst Campus & Town of Amherst

Bring your UMass spirit and be part of the tradition of the Homecoming Parade as it winds its way through downtown Amherst and UMass campus.

More InformationHomecoming Tailgate Tent & Football Game

12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Stadium Drive

Put on your maroon and white, gather your family and friends—and let us do the rest.

Look for the Engine 3 Student Force Firefighters tent when you arrive.

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Engine 3 Student Force Firefighters Banquet

6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Campus Center
10th Floor, Amherst Room

Gather with classmates after the Homecoming football game to reconnect, reminisce, and enjoy and array of award-winning food prepared by UMass Dining.

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Sunday, October 27North Fire Station Open House & Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
603 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002

Come see the Amherst Fire Hand Tub from the 1800’s, tour the facility, and meet the student firefighters while enjoying a light breakfast.

Sign up early—registration will close on October 18.

View the full schedule of Homecoming activities at  


Event Category

Alumni Homecoming