The UMass Student Farm grows certified organic produce and manages fourteen acres of land
From division I athletics to fine arts to academic outreach to family-centered fun, the Events Calendar at UMass keeps everyone in the know. Check it out!
The UMass Fine Arts Center inspires campus and regional communities in the arts through a broad program of performances, exhibitions, and educational programs.
UMass Athletics is Division I and offers a rousing array of games and events throughout the year. Go UMass!
What’s Happening at the Five Colleges?
Five-College collaboratively sponsored events offer great ways to connect with faculty and students on other campuses, and enriches the offerings of all institutions.
For public events on other campuses, see:
What’s Happening in the Valley?
The communities of Amherst, Northampton, Greenfield, Springfield, Holyoke, Easthampton, and the five college area offer a wide array of festivals, nightlife, musical acts, theaters, and recreation.
Amherst Leisure Services, Northampton Parks and Recreation, Greenfield Recreation, South Hadley Recreation, offers a rich array of year-round adult and youth programming, including community theater, community bands, visual arts, dancing, music, recreation, sports leagues, financial management, camps and more.
Easy Access to Major Cities
Boston: About 2 hours by car, or take public transportation: Fast daily shuttle to Boston from Amherst with VanGo, regional bus with Peter Pan, bus with Greyhound, or a train from Springfield with Amtrak.
Montreal: About 5 hours by car, or take Amtrak from Albany NY, along Lake Champlain.
Quebec City: About 6 hours by car.