#40DaysofUMass: Day 17


Disability Services at UMass Amherst is committed to full access for all persons at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and embraces the philosophy of social justice. Our office promotes the empowerment of people with disabilities and their full integration into campus life and the community.

Direct servives are provided for all types of disability. Disability Services also provides information and referral on issues of accessibility, coordinates great accommodations and provides training and staff development to the University community.

Check out the Disability Services website for more information or to make an appointment.

Upcoming Events

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

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.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

4 pm EST | LGBTQIA+ Workshop Series by CCPH
LGBTQIA+ workshop is free and open to all students. We will discuss connecting with LGBTQIA+ Campus Resources. Learn how to access supports on and off campus such as academic and housing acommodations, health and mental healthcare, recovery support and more. Knowing where to turn and learning to ask for help can make all the difference.

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.

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