The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Coronavirus Update: UMass Amherst has shifted to remote delivery of all instruction, having suspended in-person classes, including laboratory, studio, capstone and graduate courses, until the end of the semester. In accordance with the Governor’s emergency order, only onsite personnel should report to campus, unless contacted by a supervisor. Additional updates and resources can be found at

News & Events

News and Events


Mar 27, 2020
As campuses nationwide responded to the global coronavirus crisis by cancelling events and transitioning to remote learning, an important opportunity for students studying race and its significance in America to gather and connect at a symposium held at an historically important location was off the table.
Mar 25, 2020
Set to take place on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus from March 19 through 21, the 33rd Annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference seemed doomed in the face of mounting concerns and decisions to cancel events and transition to remote working and learning in response to the spread of COVID-19.