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We are honored to celebrate our Emeriti alumni at Alumni Weekend. Alumni from the classes of 1966 and earlier are welcomed back to campus to enjoy a fun-filled weekend of celebrations, informative tours, talks, and more. Special milestone recognition will be given to those celebrating their 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th and 75th class reunions!

Emeriti Alumni Events


Friday, June 02, 2017


1:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Take a walk down memory lane in Amherst Center or travel back in time with your fellow classmates to Emily Dickinson’s homestead.

2:30 PM to 3:45 PM
Coauthors and classmates, Dave and Lynne Adams ’67, will share campus stories from their book, Massachusetts Memories: UMass Amherst History.

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Join friends and fellow alumni for mingling and socializing before the evening’s festivities kick off.

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Dedicated in 1957, the Class of 1967 invites all alumni to join a party celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Student Union! 


Saturday, June 03, 2017


8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Join classmates and fellow alumni for a brunch featuring welcome remarks from Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy. 

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Get an overview of the foods and herbs that existed in the time of Jesus Christ and a taste too! 

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Enjoy live blues music and a lunch featuring all of your BBQ favorites. Eat inside the beautiful Fine Arts Center Atrium or take your food outside for a view of the pond or to play lawn games.  

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Join friends and fellow alumni to socialize before the evening’s festivities kick off. Reminisce about your time on campus then and now.  

6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Join fellow alumni for a night of fun, food, and entertainment. Come experience the fun of live dueling pianos or play games such as Strikezone and Bas-kee Ball.

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