2023-2024 Events


Tuesday 4/2, 1pm-2pm, Webinar: Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • Learn about all the resources Off Campus Student Life has to offer in this webinar! Q&A included. Register here.

 

Wednesday 4/3, 1pm-3pm, Bartlett 105: Drop-In SNAP Help

  • If you live off campus and are having a difficult time accessing enough food to meet your needs, you may qualify for the state's SNAP program. Come speak with an enrollment specialist from the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and get signed up in as little as 10 minutes.

 

Thursday 4/11, 1pm-2pm, Bartlett 105: Ask the Attorney (in person) 

  • Have questions about living off campus? Would you like to meet an Attorney from Student Legal Services Office? This is a great opportunity to ask any questions you have before the school year comes to an end if you need a lease review or any other legal help.

 

Friday 4/12, 12pm-1pm, Webinar: Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • Learn about all the resources Off Campus Student Life has to offer in this webinar! Q&A included. Register here.

 

Friday 4/19, 12:30pm-4:30pm, Goodell Lawn: Spring Seed Planting with Team Positive Presence

  • Join Team Positive Presence at this Earth Day celebration event on Goodell Lawn. Fill your own biodegradable peat pod planter and get your 2024 garden going with a variety of herb seeds to choose from!

 

Thursday 4/25, 12pm-1pm, Webinar: Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • Learn about all the resources Off Campus Student Life has to offer in this webinar! Q&A included. Register here.

 

Friday 4/26, 12:15pm-2:15pm, Goodell Lawn: Pet Play Date with Team Positive Presence

  • Join Team Positive Presence on Goodell Lawn for their annual pet play date. Bring your trained and friendly animals along and enjoy the company of other campus pets.

 

Thursday 4/25, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom: Ask An Attorney

  • Have questions about living off campus? Would you like to meet an Attorney from Student Legal Services Office? This is a great opportunity to ask any questions you have before the school year comes to an end if you need a lease review or any other legal help. Join here

 


Wednesday 3/6, 1pm-3pm, Bartlett 105: Drop-In SNAP Help

  • If you live off campus and are having a difficult time accessing enough food to meet your needs, you may qualify for the state's SNAP program. Come speak with an enrollment specialist from the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and get signed up in as little as 10 minutes.

 

Wednesday 3/13, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Bartlett 105: Roommate Mixer

  • Whether you have a place for the spring or next fall already, or are looking for someone that has one, this is a great, casual opportunity to meet potential roommates and learn more about the local housing market and resources Off Campus Student Life provides. Pizza will be provided! Your RSVP is encouraged to help us plan, but not required to attend.

 

Thursday 3/14, 1pm-2pm, Bartlett 105: Ask the Attorney Pizza Party 

  • Have questions about living off campus? Would you like to meet an Attorney from Student Legal Services Office? Do you like pizza? Come on down!

 

Wednesday 3/27, 12pm-2pm, Student Union Ballroom: Off Campus Housing Fair

  • If you're thinking about living off campus next year, you don't want to miss this event. Get started in your housing search and come speak to local property managers, ask our staff any questions you have, and learn about all your housing options for next year! View event on Campus Pulse

 

Thursday 3/28, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom: Ask An Attorney

  • Did you know the Student Legal Services Office provides free legal advice to fees-paying students? If you need a lease review or any other legal help, this is a great drop-in opportunity. Join here

 

Thursday 3/28, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Bartlett 105: Roommate Mixer

  • Whether you have a place for the spring or next fall already, or are looking for someone that has one, this is a great, casual opportunity to meet potential roommates and learn more about the local housing market and resources Off Campus Student Life provides. Pizza will be provided! Your RSVP is encouraged to help us plan, but not required to attend.

 


Wednesday 2/7, 1pm-3pm, Bartlett 105: Drop-In SNAP Help

  • If you live off campus and are having a difficult time accessing enough food to meet your needs, you may qualify for the state's SNAP program. Come speak with an enrollment specialist from the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and get signed up in as little as 10 minutes. This is our first drop in session of the spring 2024 semester.

 

Wednesday 2/7, 12pm-1pm, Webinar: Off Campus Student Life Resources

  • Learn about all the resources Off Campus Student Life has to offer in this webinar! Q&A included. Register here! 

 

Wednesday 2/7, 1pm-2pm, Bartlett 105: Student Lounge Open House

  • Stop by and check out the best place on campus to study! Meet fellow students and learn about the ways we support current and future off campus students!

 

Thursday 2/15, 12pm-1pm, Webinar:  Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • This crash course will cover the basics of how to start your off campus search, as well as the resources available to you, both from our office and from different departments across UMass and the Town of Amherst! Q&A to follow. Register here!

 

Thursday 2/22, 1pm-2pm, Bartlett 105: Ask the Attorney Pizza Party 

  • Have questions about living off campus? Would you like to meet an Attorney from Student Legal Services Office? Do you like pizza? Come on down! 

 

Tuesday, 2/27. 3pm-4pm, Webinar:  Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • This crash course will cover the basics of how to start your off campus search, as well as the resources available to you, both from our office and from different departments across UMass and the Town of Amherst! Q&A to follow. Register here! 

 

Thursday, 2/29, 1pm-2pm, Zoom: Ask the Attorney with Student Legal Services Office 

  • Did you know the Student Legal Services Office provides free legal advice to fees-paying students? If you need a lease review or any other legal help, this is a great drop-in opportunity. Join here

 

Thursday, 2/29, 5pm-6:30pm, Bartlett 105: Leap into the Housing Search: Graduate Student Roommate Mixer 

  • Whether you have a place for the spring or next fall already, or are looking for someone that has one, this is a great, casual opportunity to meet potential roommates and learn more about the local housing market and resources Off Campus Student Life provides. Pizza will be provided! We encourage you to RSVP by clicking here.

 


Friday 12/1, 1pm-4pm, Cape Cod Lounge in the Student Union: Cookies and Cocoa with Team Positive Presence

  • Join Team Positive Presence and bring your friends for an end of semester celebration featuring a hot cocoa bar, cookie decorating, ornament making, painting, and other holiday crafts! Drop in any time from 1pm-4pm.

 

Tuesday 12/5, 12:00pm-2:30pm, Worcester Dining Commons: Drop-in Housing Help at Worcester DC

  • Drop by for lunch at Worcester Dining Commons and talk to us at our table in the lobby with any housing questions you have!

 

Wednesday 12/6, 1pm-3pm, Bartlett 105: Drop-In SNAP Help

  • If you live off campus and are having a difficult time accessing enough food to meet your needs, you may qualify for the state's SNAP program. Come speak with an enrollment specialist from the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and get signed up in as little as 10 minutes. This is our last drop in session of the fall 2023 semester.

 


Wednesday 11/1, 1pm-3pm, Bartlett 105: Drop-In SNAP Help

  • If you live off campus and are having a difficult time accessing enough food to meet your needs, you may qualify for the state's SNAP program. Come speak with an enrollment specialist from the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and get signed up in as little as 10 minutes.

 

Friday 11/3, 12pm, Webinar: Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • This crash course hosted by will cover the basics of how to start your off campus search, as well as the resources available to you, both from our office and from different departments across UMass and the Town of Amherst! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here.

 

Tuesday 11/7, 12pm-2pm, Bartlett 105: Sugar Cookie Decorating with Team Positive Presence

  • Join Team Positive Presence for an afternoon of fall-themed sugar cookie decorating! Drop in anytime from 12pm-2pm.

 

Thursday 11/9, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom: Ask An Attorney

  • Did you know the Student Legal Services Office provides free legal advice to fees-paying students? If you need a lease review or any other legal help, this is a great drop-in opportunity. Join here

 

Thursday 11/9, 2pm, Webinar: Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • This crash course hosted by will cover the basics of how to start your off campus search, as well as the resources available to you, both from our office and from different departments across UMass and the Town of Amherst! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here.

 

Monday 11/13, 11:30am, Webinar: Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • This crash course hosted by will cover the basics of how to start your off campus search, as well as the resources available to you, both from our office and from different departments across UMass and the Town of Amherst! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here.

 

Monday 11/13, 12:00pm-2:30pm, Worcester Dining Commons: Drop-in Housing Help at Worcester DC

  • Drop by for lunch at Worcester Dining Commons and talk to us at our table in the lobby with any housing questions you have!

 

Monday 11/13, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Bartlett 105: Thanksgiving Card Decorating for Local Seniors with Team Positive Presence

  • Get creative and come make a Thanksgiving card for a senior citizen in the Amherst area. Snacks and a good time guaranteed!

 

Tuesday 11/21, 10am, Webinar: Living Off Campus- Beginner's Crash Course

  • This crash course hosted by will cover the basics of how to start your off campus search, as well as the resources available to you, both from our office and from different departments across UMass and the Town of Amherst! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here.

 

Thursday 11/30, 12:00pm-2:30pm, Worcester Dining Commons: Drop-in Housing Help at Worcester DC

  • Drop by for lunch at Worcester Dining Commons and talk to us at our table in the lobby with any housing questions you have!

 

Thursday 11/30, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom: Ask An Attorney

  • Did you know the Student Legal Services Office provides free legal advice to fees-paying students? If you need a lease review or any other legal help, this is a great drop-in opportunity. Join here

 

Thursday 11/30, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Bartlett 105: Off Campus Sublet Mixer

  • Do you currently live off campus and want to sublet your lease or swap leases? Are you an on-campus student looking to move off campus for the spring 2024 semester? If so, this event is for you! RSVPs are highly encouraged to help us plan!

 


Tuesday 10/3, 3:30pm, Webinar: Navigating Living Off Campus

  • New to living off campus? Register to attend a webinar highlighting off campus resources and tips for having a successful year!

 

Wednesday 10/4, 1pm-3pm, Bartlett 105: Drop-In SNAP Help

  • If you live off campus and are having a difficult time accessing enough food to meet your needs, you may qualify for the state's SNAP program. Come speak with an enrollment specialist from the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and get signed up in as little as 10 minutes.

 

Thursday 10/5, 2:00pm, Webinar: Moving Off Campus 101

  • Are you considering moving off campus next year? This webinar hosted by Off Campus Student Life will cover the basics of what you should know and how to start your search! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here

 

Wednesday 10/11, 3:00pm, Webinar: Moving Off Campus 101

  • Are you considering moving off campus next year? This webinar hosted by Off Campus Student Life will cover the basics of what you should know and how to start your search! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here

 

    Thursday 10/12, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom: Ask An Attorney

    • Did you know the Student Legal Services Office provides free legal advice to fees-paying students? If you need a lease review or any other legal help, this is a great drop-in opportunity. Join here

     

    Friday 10/13, 3pm-5pm, Campus Center Auditorium: Off Campus Housing Fair

    • If you're thinking about living off campus next year, you don't want to miss this event. Get started in your housing search and come speak to local property managers, ask our staff any questions you have, and learn about all your housing options for next year! View event on Campus Pulse

     

    Saturday 10/14, 11:00am, Campus Center room 163: Renting your First Place informational session (with the Student Legal Resources Office)

    • Tips for student success in moving off campus. Join Off Campus Student Life and Student Legal Services Office for a presentation followed by Q & A. Cider and donuts are free; knowledge is priceless! View event on Campus Pulse

     

    Tuesday 10/17, 10:00am, Webinar: Moving Off Campus 101

    • Are you considering moving off campus next year? This webinar hosted by Off Campus Student Life will cover the basics of what you should know and how to start your search! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here

     

    Friday 10/20, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Bartlett 105: Roommate Mixer

    • Whether you have a place for the spring or next fall already, or are looking for someone that has one, this is a great, casual opportunity to meet potential roommates and learn more about the local housing market and resources Off Campus Student Life provides. Pizza will be provided! Your RSVP is encouraged to help us plan, but not required to attend.

     

    Monday 10/23, 3:30pm, Webinar: Moving Off Campus 101

    • Are you considering moving off campus next year? This webinar hosted by Off Campus Student Life will cover the basics of what you should know and how to start your search! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here

     

    Wednesday 10/25, 10am-12pm, Bartlett 105: Midterms De-stressor with Team Positive Presence

    • Decompress from your midterms and stop by for cider, donuts, and fall arts and crafts!

     

    Thursday 10/26, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Bartlett 105: Ask An Attorney

    • Did you know the Student Legal Services Office provides free legal advice to fees-paying students? If you need a lease review or any other legal help, this is a great drop-in opportunity. Visit Attorney Emily Daniell in the off campus student lounge (Bartlett 105).

     

    Friday 10/27, 12:00 noon, Webinar: Moving Off Campus 101

    • Are you considering moving off campus next year? This webinar hosted by Off Campus Student Life will cover the basics of what you should know and how to start your search! Q&A to follow. Register to attend here

     


    Wednesday 9/6, 1pm-3pm, Bartlett 105: Drop-In SNAP Help

    • If you live off campus and are having a difficult time accessing enough food to meet your needs, you may qualify for the state's SNAP program. Come speak with an enrollment specialist from the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and get signed up in as little as 10 minutes.

     

      Thursday 9/7, 1pm-3pm, Goodell Lawn outside Bartlett Hall: Lawn Games on Goodell

      • Off Campus Student Life welcomes you back in style with an afternoon of lawn games and great giveaways! Join us outside Bartlett Hall on Goodell Lawn. View event on Campus Pulse

       

      Tuesday 9/12, 11:00am-1:00pm, Bartlett 105: Student Lounge Open House

      • Stop by and check out the best place on campus to study! Enjoy some pizza, meet fellow students, and learn about the ways we can support current and future off campus students! View event on Campus Pulse

       

      Wednesday 9/13, 11:00am-1:00pm, Bartlett 105: Commuter Student Meet and Greet

      • Calling all commuters! Looking to meet some new people? Drop by the Off Campus Student Lounge, enjoy some snacks and games, and get to know fellow commuter students. View event on Campus Pulse

       

      Thursday 9/14, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom: Ask An Attorney

      • Did you know the Student Legal Services Office provides free legal advice to fees-paying students? If you need a lease review or any other legal help, this is a great drop-in opportunity. Join here

       

      Thursday 9/14, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Fearing Street: Fearing Street Neighborhood Resource Fair

      • If you live south of campus near Fearing Street, this event is for you! Come meet your neighbors, enjoy some food, and get the school year off to a great start! If you live in the area and have questions or want to get involved, contact Joe Maspo at jmaspo@umass.edu.

       

      Friday 9/15, 2:00pm, Webinar: Navigating Living Off Campus

       

      Tuesday 9/19, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Valley Lane: Farview Street Neighborhood Resource Fair

      • If you live north of campus near Farview Way, this event is for you! Come meet your neighbors, enjoy some food, and get the school year off to a great start! If you live in the area and have questions or want to get involved, contact Joe Maspo at jmaspo@umass.edu.

       

      Wednesday 9/20, 10:00am, Webinar: Navigating Living Off Campus

       

      Monday 9/25, 11:00am, Webinar: Navigating Living Off Campus

       

      Tuesday 9/26, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Aspen Chase lawn: South Whitney Street Neighborhood Resource Fair

      • If you live off Main Street near South Whitney, this event is for you! Come meet your neighbors, enjoy some food, and get the school year off to a great start! This event will be hosted on the lawn at the Aspen Chase apartment complex (Amherst Crossing Road). If you live in the area and have questions or want to get involved, contact Joe Maspo at jmaspo@umass.edu.

       

      Wednesday 9/27, 12:00pm-2:00pm, Bartlett 105: Student Lounge Open House

      • Stop by and check out the best place on campus to study! Enjoy some pizza, meet fellow students, and learn about the ways we can support current and future off campus students! View event on Campus Pulse

       

      Thursday 9/28, 12:00pm, Webinar: Navigating Living Off Campus

       

      Thursday 9/28, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Bartlett 105: Ask An Attorney

      • Did you know the Student Legal Services Office provides free legal advice to fees-paying students? If you need a lease review or any other legal help, this is a great drop-in opportunity. Visit Attorney Emily Daniell in the off campus student lounge (Bartlett 105).