Move in Staff Helps a New Student Move in

Students move into their dorms.

Induction Ceremony

Commonwealth Honors College Induction Ceremony welcomes first-year Honors College students and launches the academic year. The event is open to students, family members, and guests.

Students Moving In

Transfer Student Move-in

Student Move In Day

Returning Students Move-in

Students Meeting

Join current Honors College students and advisors for a morning of connection and sharing. Together we will explore best success strategies for earning your CHC gold stole on graduation day.

Two Sessions Available: 9:30 - 10:15 AM or 10:30 - 11:15 AM


The start of the Fall 2019 semester at UMass Amherst.

Open House

Commonwealth Honors College transfer students are invited to attend Meet-and-Greet to mark the start of their academic journey here at UMass Amherst.

Sophmore Meet & Greet

Reconnect with old friends and meet new people while you learn more about your opportunities here at Commonealth Honors College.

Janna Levin

In her new book Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space, Levin offers the authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves—the soundtrack to astronomy’s silent movie.

20th Anniversary Celebration

20th Anniversary Celebration: Honors Past, Present, and Future Alumni Reunion

Erica Dunbar

Erica Dunbar, National Book Award finalist and Frederick Douglass Book Prize-winning author. Ms. Dunbar will discuss her book, Never Caught, The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge,

Research Conference

MassURC - Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference