Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a state holiday in Massachusetts. Most university offices are closed.
January 20, 2020
Today is the first day of classes for the Spring 2020 semester at UMass Amherst.
January 21, 2020
Presidents' Day, officially known as "Washington's Birthday," is a legal holiday in Massachusetts.
February 17, 2020
Residence Halls, other than designated Break Housing halls, close at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 14. Spring Break officially begins on Sunday, March 15. Residence Halls reopen at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 22.
March 15—March 22, 2020
Patriots' Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts, commemorating the first battles of the American Revolutionary War in 1775.