Family Weekend

Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 20

We hope that you'll be able to join us for Family Weekend 2019, October 18-20. Family Weekend is an exciting array of events for you and your students set against some beautiful fall foliage!

Online registration is now closed. On-site registration stations will be available in the Campus Center on Friday from 2-8 PM and on Saturday from 8:30 AM - 12 Noon. 

We will continue to add to the schedule throughout the summer and fall, so check back often for the latest updates. We also have a Frequently Asked Questions section that provides answers and information about our programs, including information on hotel room blocks and places to stay. We encourage you to make your reservations early as the rooms in the area fill very quickly.

Thank you for your continued support of UMass Amherst. If you have any questions, please feel free to email We look forward to seeing you in the fal

****Hockey Games and Raffle Ticket Information (Note: Hockey and Raffle tickets are NOT included in your Family Weekend registration fee. Please click on the links below to be directed to the appropriate site to purchase separate tickets.)

Massachussetts Athletics is pleased to offer visiting Family Weekend members the opportunity to see Massachusetts Hockey take the ice in competition against Union College the evenings of 10/18 and 10/19 at 7 p.m. Come and enjoy the spectacle at the Mullins Center on both evenings, as Massachusetts Hockey looks to continue its program redefining success of the ’18-’19 season (finished as National Runner Up in National Championship Game) in the ’19-’20 season and beyond, you won’t want to miss this.

Hockey Game 1: Massachusetts Hockey vs. Union College
Mullins Center
200 Commonwealth Ave., Amherst, MA 01003
Friday, October 18 @ 7 p.m.

Hockey Game 2: Massachusetts Hockey vs. Union College
Mullins Center
200 Commonwealth Ave., Amherst, MA 01003
Saturday, October 19 @ 7 p.m.

2019 Hockey Game Package for Family Weekend Attendees Includes :

  • Group rate ticket purchasing opportunity for both games, at just $10 per ticket.
  • Parking is complimentary for Mullins Center contests

Purchase Hockey tickets, and call 1-866-UMASS-TIX with any questions or concerns. Gates open at 6 p.m. the nights of both games.

Note: Tickets must be purchase by October 15 no later than 7 p.m. to ensure timely delivery. If you want to sit with your student, you must pruchase a ticket for them as well.  Otherwise, students attend the game for free, but sit in the student's section.

Student Alumni Association Tuition Raffle
The Student Alumni Association, in partnership with the UMass Amherst Alumni Association, sponsors a raffle that awards up to $2,000 towards spring 2020 tuition and fees. Current full-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled for the spring 2020 semester are eligible to win. Entries are $7 each or 5 for $25 and can be purchased at

The winning entry will be drawn on Monday, October 21 and will be announced no later than Friday, October 25. The winner will be notified by the email provided at the time of purchase. There will be no outright cash award. A credit for tuition and fees will be issued up to a maximum of $2,000.

Please note, the purchase of raffle tickets does not register guests for Family Weekend. If you receive financial aid, this credit could be factored into your eligibility and may affect your financial aid award. For questions about the tuition raffle only, contact UMass Amherst Alumni Association at 800.456.8627 or