Other Student Activity
Our second annual Big U carnival is shaping up to be the best yet.

August 30, 2019
8:00 pm-12:00 am

Haigis Mall

Your official welcome to UMass Amherst and the start of the fall semester.  Immediately following Convocation, join your classmates for your class picture. 

September 2, 2019
2:30 pm

Mullins Center

A long-held tradition, the Minuteman March showcases not only our wonderful band, it also brings together the new freshman class for a march up Massachusetts Ave.

September 2, 2019
3:30 pm

South Athletic Fields

Enjoy great converstation over FREE coffee, tea and tasty snacks!

September 3, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Room 2nd Floor

Have a question for law enforcement? Ask Amherst Police Officer Bill Laramee at Coffee with a Cop, every Thursday.

September 5—October 10, 2019, Thursdays 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103: Off-campus Student Center

Come to the campus lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) and ally center to meet new and returning students and to find out about the various campus LGBTQIA+ groups and events.

September 5, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Stonewall Center

A free, body-positive and gender-affirming event where everyone can have fun in the water.

September 6, 2019
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, pool

When something is bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution!

September 10, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, International Programs Office

A welcome/welcome back dinner for queer and trans people of color.

September 11, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Stonewall Center

UMass Panhellenic Formal Recruitment Bid Day Celebration is a time when sororities celebrate the conclusion of formal recruitment by accepting their potential new members (PNMs). PNMs "run home" and meet their new sisters in a short ceremony. 

September 17, 2019
5:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage