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.

Homecoming Donor and Volunteer Appreciation

Event Details

October 25—October 26, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

Contact:
UMass Amherst Alumni Association
800-456-8627

Our donors and volunteers are the heart of all that we do to help strengthen our UMass Amherst community in the commonwealth and around the world.

In appreciation of your support, please enjoy these special experiences during Homecoming.

Donor and Volunteer Appreciation Raffle 

In recognition of all you do to support UMass enter this special raffle for a chance to win great prizes.

Prizes include: 

  • VIP fan experience at the Homecoming hockey and football games
  • UMass License Plate
  • Food & Fun package
  • And more

Check back for the link to enter.Friday, October 25Homecoming Block Party

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

Kick off Homecoming weekend at the Block Party! Upon arrival, pick up your specialty nametag and special access schedule for the weekend. Get your swag bag of spirit items and enjoy special access to the Donor and Volunteer Hospitality area with complimentary drinks and snacks.

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Digital Media Lab Experience

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, 3rd Floor

Experience the intersection of technology and innovation in the Libraries’ Digital Media Lab. Witness firsthand how donor-funded 3D printing and virtual reality capabilities are used to support students and faculty across campus.

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Saturday, October 26

Campus Building Tour

11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 
Campus Center, Information Area on Main Level

Experience UMass history through its iconic buildings and hear about the future of the flagship campus as you see the revolutionary changes happening to the university’s facilities and landscape.W. E. B. Du Bois Library Tour

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
W. E. B. Du Bois Library

Get an exclusive look at how the busiest place on campus is transforming its spaces, technology, and resources - marked by sustainability and social responsibility - to meet the needs of UMass Amherst and the commonwealth. 

Tours depart at 11:15 and 11:45 a.m. from the W. E. B. Du Bois Library Main Entrance Lobby.

Digital Media Lab Experience
11:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (drop in hours) 
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, 3rd floor

Experience the intersection of technology and innovation in the Libraries’ Digital Media Lab. Witness firsthand how donor-funded 3D printing and virtual reality capabilities are used to support students and faculty across campus. 

Explore the world of 3D printing in the Digital Media Lab where you can have a 3D scan done of your head, use a 3D print pen, and take home a free 3D printed item. 

Then check out the latest virtual reality gear and technology, create a scan of an object and visualize it in real-time, and even test-drive a virtual reality roller coaster.

View the full schedule of Homecoming activities at UMassAlumni.com/Homecoming.

 

Event Category

Alumni Homecoming