Important Dates

Here are a few important dates that parents should know about along with other campus events. For a complete listing of events and academic calendar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as well as the other four colleges in the area, please visit the links below.


February 17: Presidents’ Day (no classes)
February 18: Monday class schedule followed
February 19: Career Blast Fair: campus-wide job and internship fair, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium
February 26: Paws program, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium and W.E.B. Du Bois Library


March 1: FAFSA priority deadline
March 14: Residence halls close for spring break at 10 a.m.
March 22: Residence halls reopen at 10 a.m.
March 23: Classes resume
March 24: Mid-semester date (last day to drop with “W” and select “P/F”)
March 25: Off Campus Housing Fair, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center Concourse


Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar