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Fall Board of Directors Meeting at Homecoming

Event Details

October 25—October 26, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

The Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting will be a mix of business and Homecoming fun. Please join us as our guest at the following complimentary activities.

Friday, October 25

Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Marriott Center, Campus Center 11th floor

Our Friday evening meeting will kick off the weekend and include pub grub style food and networking.

American International College vs. UMass Hockey
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Mullins Center

On the heels of one of their most historic seasons as NCAA National Finalists, our UMass Minutemen will face off against Western Mass competitor and 2018-19 Atlantic Hockey champion American International College.

Be Proud & Loud! Come fill the Mullins Center with maroon and white and let our team know UMass fans are in the house!

Homecoming Block Party
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Goodell Lawn, Student Union Lawn, and Old Chapel

No matter your age or interests, this festival has something for everyone.

Dance to live music on the Goodell Lawn, devour tasty eats from our food trucks, toast s'mores at the fire pits, jump around on inflatables, or create your own work of art at one of our craft stations.

Take a break from the outdoor fun and head into the Old Chapel to enjoy wine, beer and spirits while sampling sustainable items from local vendors.

Saturday, October 26

Chancellor's Donor Appreciation Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Campus Center Auditorium

Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy would like to thank you for your generous and loyal support of UMass Amherst. Please join us for a special breakfast, mingle with fellow donors, and hear the latest news about the university.

Board of Directors Meeting
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Marriott Center, Campus Center 11th floor

A little business before we cheer on the Minutemen!

Homecoming Tailgate Tent
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Be PROUD and LOUD! Put on your maroon and white, gather with fans, and let us do the rest! Get pumped up for the UConn Huskies vs. UMass Minutemen football game as you enjoy game-day favorites prepared by our award-winning UMass Dining!

Hunt Suite & UConn vs. UMass Football
3:00 p.m. Suite, 3:30 p.m. Kickoff
McGuirk Stadium

Get the full UMass Football tailgate experience from the Hunt Suite. Show your UMass spirit and cheer on Coach Walt Bell and the Minutemen as they face the UConn Huskies. At half-time, rise to your feet as the Minuteman Marching Band, the Power and Class of New England, takes the field for a phenomenal Homecoming performance.

View the full schedule of Homecoming activities at

Event Category

Alumni Homecoming