Campus Announcements and Activities


On October 23, 2020 Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announced updates to the Spring 2021 Campus re-opening plan.


Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announced significant changes to the University's reopening plan this fall.


Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy released a statement regarding the University's re-opening plan in the fall.

george floyd

“The killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer is emblematic of the institutional racism that is pervasive in our society,” Subbaswamy wrote in his message to students. “Mr. Floyd’s death...reveals a malignancy in our society that must be acknowledged and rooted out.”

Robert N. Pollin

On Tuesday, March 31, distinguished professor of economics Robert N. Pollin will deliver this year's Daffodil Lecture on Sustainability and the Environment. 


Apply to the Sustainability Innovation & Engagement Fund (SIEF) by February 14 for grant money to fund your idea for a sustainability project on campus.

UMass's "Wicked Pitch" performs at the 2nd annual "CHC's Got Talent" show

Fall is in the air, and what better way to celebrate than with cider donuts and a showcase of talent that UMass Commonwealth Honors College students have to offer?


“What we have to realize, is that sitting on this beautiful rock, everything we know about the universe, very nearly everything we have seen, comes to us from light. And that is just an extraordinary gift that light offers us.”


Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy released the following message to students on January 15, 2021 regarding preparation for the Spring 2021 semester.


Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy issued the following message to students after the January 6, 2021 events in Washington, D.C.