Make Plans for Homecoming 2016
Join the Homecoming celebrations on campus this fall. Gather with friends to enjoy fun activities, great food, music and lots of UMass pride!
How Low Can You Go?
For a limited time, the Alumni Association is offering low numbered UMass License Plates. Purchase your desired number and your order will be placed with the MassDOT. The UMass Plate supports scholarships, career advising, networking and more.
Game-day Fun for Everyone!
Put on your maroon and white and come out to the Football Tailgate Tent celebrations at McGuirk Stadium and Gillette Stadium to enjoy great food, entertainment, giveaways and plenty of free activities.
A Big Celebration for the Big E
From antique milking machines to race cars, the centennial celebration of the Big E will feature the amazing story of one of the world’s largest fairs, according to Noreen Tassinari ’77, director of marketing for the Eastern States Exposition.
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Video: UMass Amherst Class of 2020 Creates a Memorable Class Photo
The UMass Amherst Class of 2020 – 4,600-plus strong – gathered after their convocation on Sept. 5 to form the shape of the Commonwealth and create a memorable class photo.
Our Changing Language: Teaching machines African-American English to expand study of dialects
For the past 30 years, computer science researchers have been teaching their machines to read so computers can learn the English they need to run search engines like Google or mine platforms like Facebook and Twitter for opinions and marketing data. But using only standard English has left out whole segments of society who use dialects and non-standard varieties of English.

Upcoming Events

Amherst, MA - Make Your Plans for Homecoming 2016
Sep 29, 2016 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Join the Homecoming celebrations on campus from September 29 - October 1, 2016.
Amherst, MA - Tulane vs. UMass Football Tailgate Tent - Homecoming
Oct 01, 2016 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Welcome home! Experience the excitement of UMass Homecoming at the Football Tailgate Tent at McGuirk Stadium.
Marion, MA -  5th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament & Scholarship Fundraiser
Oct 03, 2016 10:30 AM

The University of Massachusetts Foundation cordially invites you to the 5th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament & Scholarship Fundraiser at The Kittansett Club.
Amherst, MA - UMass Baseball Alumni Golf Tournament
Oct 07, 2016 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Enjoy a full day of golf at Hickory Ridge Golf Club while supporting UMass Baseball.
Amherst, MA - School of Public Health and Health Sciences Fall Celebration
Oct 15, 2016 10:00 AM

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomes alumni and friends back to campus for the 7th Annual SPHHS Fall Celebration.
Foxborough, MA - Louisiana Tech vs. UMass Football Tailgate Tent
Oct 15, 2016 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Start your game-day with a hearty helping of delicious food and UMass pride at the Football Tailgate Tent at Gillette Stadium.
New York, NY - Career Success in Legal: There Isn’t One Path!
Oct 20, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Legal professionals are finding new ways to merge personal and professional passions to advance their careers. Learn from our expert panel and connect with legal professionals to reach your goals.
Amherst, MA - Multicolor Mile
Oct 21, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Make a splash through the one-mile course to support student programs at the Multicolor Mile, presented by T-Mobile. 
Columbia, SC - UMass vs. University of South Carolina & Pre-game Gathering
Oct 22, 2016 

Join the Charlotte and Triangle Area Alumni Networks in Columbia as the Minutemen take on the Gamecocks at the University of South Carolina.
Webinar - Build Your Personal Advisory Board
Oct 26, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Getting a job, growing a business and navigating your next career move are all complex undertakings. Learn how to advance your career by building a diverse team of personal advisors.
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