#40DaysofUMass: Day 6

Financial Support During COVID-19

The Undergraduate Student Emergency Grant Program and the Foster Student Success Fund Grant (Microgrant) provides emergency microgrants to matriculated undergraduate students experiencing unexpected financial emergencies, hardship, and/or unforeseen personal/family emergencies. Apply for a microgrant

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides emergency funds to universities, including UMass Amherst, to directly support students whose lives and educations have been disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. This federal funding is designed to prioritize students with the greatest need. More information about the CARES Act.

The Dean of Students Office extends short-term loans to matriculated undergraduate and graduate students for temporary financial emergencies, hardship, and/or unforeseen personal/family emergencies. Apply for an emergency loan

Upcoming Events

For information on how to access virtual events visit the Virtual Student Life Calendar

Friday, August 28, 2020

4 pm EST | Stonewall Center Virtual Welcome Event

LGBTQIA+ Student Meet & Greet and welcome event. A fun way to get to know each other and learn about LGBTQIA+ life at UMass for new and returning students.

7 pm EST | Coffee & Canvas
Presented by UPC.

8 pm EST | Movie Night
Presented by UPC.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

8 pm EST | Movie Night
Presented by UPC.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

9 am EST | Meditation Session
Enjoy an introductory level meditation class with peers to start your day right with mindfulness and deep breathing. Brought to you by Team Positive Presence.

5:30 pm EST | Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Support Group
Free and open to all UMass and 5 College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning. Co-sponsored by the UMass Stonewall Center. Students located in any state, or internationally are welcome. Sessions will take place over zoom.

5:30 pm EST | Startup Bootcamp: Entrepreneurship 101
Zoom: bit.ly/F20Bootcamps

7 pm EST | Bi, Pan, Queer Collective Weekly
Weekly meeting & discussion group for (BPQC) the Bisexual, Pansexual, Queer Collective student group.