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.

Holiday: Patriots' Day

Event Details

April 15, 2019

All Campus

Patriots' Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts that commemorates the first battles of the American Revolution.

UMass Amherst's mascot, Sam the Minuteman, is a representation of the civilian colonists who fought in the Revolutionary War. They were known as Minutemen because they would be ready for battle at a minute's notice.

No classes are held today at UMass Amherst and most university offices are closed. 

Monday class schedule will be followed on Wednesday, April 17.