#40DaysofUMass: Day 16

UMass Amherst is committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is central to the mission of the university and a key component in our success. You can learn more about the university's commitment to diversity by visiting the one-stop resource Diversity Matters page on the UMass website.

Learn more about news, events, policies, and plans to foster a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Upcoming Events

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

Monday, September 7, 2020

6:30 pm EST | The Space+: Meeting for Ace/Aro Community
Community and conversation space for Ace/Aro/Demi/Gray Community. Meets every 1st and 3rd Monday of the Month on Discord.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

1 pm EST | Off Campus Housing Advising
Looking for off campus housing? Need help with your housing situation? General off campus housing questions? We'll be here to help answer questions you may have about off campus housing.

5:30 pm | 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.

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

TBD | Native Mascots
A discussion panel about Native Mascots. Brought to you by CMASS and the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center.

TBD | Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN) Virtual Social
Brought to you by the Women of Color Leadership Network.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

6:30 pm EST | LGBTQIA+ Support and Discussion
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual? Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+? Then join this weekly peer support and discussion group. Facilitated by staff of the Stonewall Center. Meets every Wednesday 6:30 - 8 pm.

8 pm EST | Open Mic
Virtual open mic night. Brought to you by UPC.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

TBD | Food, Deserts and Community
Virtual event to discuss food, community gardening and economic justice (registrants receive herb seed packets).

Friday, September 11, 2020

8 pm EST | Franchise Friday
Join UPC for a classic movie.

TBD | SNAP Benefits Session
Want to know if you're eligable for SNAP benefits? Need help filling out the application? We can help, join our interactive session and get individual help from the Western MA Foodbank. In addition, we'll be here from the Off Campus Student Center to answer housing questions as well. Email ocsc@sacl.umass.edu with questions.

Sunday, September 13, 2020

8 pm EST | Movie Night
Presented by UPC.