Image of students walking on campus with text that says "UMass History Visit Day for Community College Students"

UMass History Department Community College Visit Day


Event Details

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Herter Hall

161 Presidents Drive

Amherst MA 01003


Event Website

Online registration or tickets

History Department

A Half-Day Immersion for Community College Students Considering MassTransfer


The history department welcomes students from Massachusetts community colleges to explore opportunities for studying history at UMass! 

Join us on campus from 8:30am to 1pm on February 21st to:

  • Meet history advisors, professors & staff
  • Visit a class
  • Learn about the transfer process and majoring in history
  • Tour the campus
  • Explore our special collections & archives, including research opportunities for students
  • Enjoy a free lunch (ranked #1 Best Campus Food by the Princeton Review!) with former community college students

Register Now

The priority deadline to RSVP is February 14th. Late registrations will be accepted, as space permits! 

Click here to RSVP


Location and Parking

The UMass Amherst Department of History is located in 601 Herter Hall at 161 Presidents Drive on Haigis Mall. View a campus map with the history department, bus stop and free parking highlighted. Register to receive a free parking pass! View the bus schedule.



Herter Hall is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking is located nearby. To request additional accommodations, email the outreach office at: