Friday, February 27 - University of Massachusetts Amherst

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Visit the W.E.B. DuBois Library
8:00–9:20 a.m.
Student Union Ballroom, Student Union
Visit our 24/5 collaborative and academic library, including the
Learning Commons and the breathtaking view from Floor 23.
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Recreation Center Tours, Recreation Center
Tour the University’s Award Winning Recreation Center that
provides comprehensive, recreational, and student development
opportunities, as well as exceptional programs, services and
facilities. Tours depart from the Member Services desk.
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
University Store, Campus Center
See below for a discount coupon to be used at the UStore!
Exclusions apply.
11:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
University Museum of Contemporary Art –
Concert Hall Lobby, Fine Arts Center
Tour our multidisciplinary, international teaching museum for the
exploration and advancement of contemporary art.
11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Explore residential living options – Residence
Halls in Northeast and Central Residential Areas
View a student room within Crabtree Hall (Northeast Residential
Community) or Gorman Hall (Central Residential Community) and
meet with representatives from Residential Life to learn about living
at UMass.
2:30–3:45 p.m.
Campus Tour – Depart from the Campus Center
Information Desk
2:30–4:00 p.m.
Residential Academic Programs (RAP) Q&A –
5th floor lounge in Goodell Hall
Learn about the diverse programs and services offered at
UMass Amherst. Meet with department representatives
and take home some great information.
Air Force ROTC
Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration
Design your own major
Bookstore and Textbook Annex 18
Campus Recreation and Sport Clubs
Career Services
Internships, co-ops, and career exploration
Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS)
Academic support, student development, and
cultural enrichment
Civic Engagement and Service-Learning
Integrating community service with academics
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Humanities & Fine Arts
College of Natural Sciences
College of Nursing
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Commonwealth Honors College
Dining Services
Domestic Exchange & Five College Program
Financial Aid
Health Services
Hotel UMass
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free of charge:
Information Technologies (IT)
International Programs Office & Study Abroad
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Marching Band
New Students Orientation & Office of Parent Services
Disability Services
Isenberg School of Management
Join RAP representatives for Q&A.
Provide the ticket you received upon entering the garage and
present your Open House program to the attendant.
Power Up for College Success
A 1-credit course for building success skills
Religious and Spiritual Life
Residential Academic Programs (RAP)
Residential Life
School of Public Health & Health Sciences
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Student Activities and Involvement
Student government, organizations, businesses,
and success centers
Sustainable UMass
Transit Services
UMass Summer Programs
Undergraduate Advising for Undeclared Students (see Admissions)
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February 27, 2015
7:45–8:15 a.m.
Early Campus Tours – Depart from Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
2:00 p.m.
45-minute walking tours of campus
Please note that the last early campus tour will depart promptly at 8:15 a.m. Guests on the last
early tour will be escorted directly to the Welcome location at the conclusion of the tour and will miss the
Resource Fair.
Please refer to the location information indicated for each afternoon session. If you wish to be escorted to a session, please arrive at the
ARCON Desk, located on the lower level of the Campus Center, by 1:50 p.m. Please note that not all majors are able to offer an opportunity
to meet in the afternoon. If your major of interest is not listed below, please refer to their website, at your leisure, for more information.
8:00 a.m.
Registration – Student Union Foyer, Student Union
Registration will be located at the lower level of the Campus Center from 10:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
8:00–9:20 a.m.
Resource Fair – Student Union Ballroom, Student Union
See back of program for table list.
9:00–9:30 a.m.
Musical Entertainment – Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center
9:30–10:15 a.m.
University Welcome – Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center
Director of Undergraduate Admissions – Kevin Kelly
Faculty Speaker – Steven Tracy, Department of Afro-American Studies
Student Speaker – Jessica Capri ’15; Fort Mill, SC; BDIC, Biology & Pre-Medical Studies
Afternoon Programming
Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) –
602A Goodell Hall
Meet with BDIC advisors to learn about the exciting possibilities
of designing your own major through BDIC. (60 minutes)
College of Education – 130 Furcolo Hall
Tour of Pre-Veterinary Laboratories and the Hadley Farm –
Depart from Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
This tour is specifically for those interested in Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary Studies.
Please note that this tour is only given once and will depart at 9:30 a.m.
Guests participating in this tour are likely to miss the Welcome and Session I.
Transportation for this tour will be provided for on-time participants.
10:30–11:15 a.m.
Session I – Please select from the following:
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences –
Various Departmental Locations
College of Engineering – 163 Campus Center (lower level)
Guests are invited to drop in at the various locations listed below
for informal conversations with department representatives to
learn more about the major and ask questions. (45 minutes)
Guests will meet for an information session before a student-led
tour of the College of Engineering. (90 minutes)
Communication – N323 Integrative Learning Center
Guests may drop in at the locations listed below for informal
conversations with department representatives. (90 minutes)
Economics – 1034 and 1038 Thompson Hall
Afro-American Studies – 329 New Africa House
Art (Studio) – 125 Studio Arts Building
Art History – 327C Bartlett Hall
Chinese Language & Literature – 440 Herter Hall
Classics – 537 Herter Hall
Comparative Literature – Herter Hall 3rd floor lounge
Dance – 11 Totman Gymnasium
English – 177 Campus Center (lower level)
Campus Tour – Depart from Fine Arts Center Lobby
French & Francophone Studies – 314 Herter Hall
45-minute walking tour of campus
German & Scandinavian Studies – 513 Herter Hall
Commonwealth Honors College – Events Hall, first floor, Commonwealth Honors College
History – 611 Herter Hall
General information on the advantages of the Honors College (all disciplines and opportunities); Honors Living-Learning Communities; academic, research, and co-curricular programs.
Italian Studies - 307 Herter Hall
Financial Aid – Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
Office of Financial Aid Services presentation, followed by a question and answer session.
Judaic Studies – 744 Herter Hall
Discover the programs and opportunities provided to help students succeed in their first year including
orientation, academic programs, and living on campus. To maximize and personalize our question
and answer period, this presentation is offered for admitted students in room 174 and parents/family
members in the Campus Center Auditorium.
Student Panel – 163 Campus Center (lower level)
Question and answer session hosted by student admissions representatives.
11:30 a.m.–
12:15 p.m.
Session II – Please note the offerings and locations are the same as
Session I.
Guests will be escorted from Session I to Session II locations.
Japanese Language & Literature – 440 Herter Hall
Linguistics – N408 Integrative Learning Center
Middle Eastern Studies – 744 Herter Hall
Music – 273E Fine Arts Center
Philosophy – 352 Bartlett Hall
Portuguese – Herter Hall 4th floor lounge
Spanish – Herter Hall 4th floor lounge
Theater – Curtain Theater Lobby in the Department of
Theater (Fine Arts Center)
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies - 208 Bartlett Hall
12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch will be available in our four award-winning dining commons (Berkshire, Franklin,
Hampshire, and Worcester). You will receive a lunch ticket at the conclusion of the 11:30 a.m.
session to enjoy lunch on us! Guests will then be escorted to one of the campus eateries.
Anthropology – 105 Machmer Hall
College of Humanities and Fine Arts – Various Locations
Getting Started at UMass & Living On Campus Your First Year –
Campus Center Auditorium & 174 Campus Center (lower level)
Students who have been accepted into the School of Nursing are
invited to enjoy a tour of the Clinical Simulation Lab.
Note: This tour is only given once and will depart promptly at
2:00 p.m. from Skinner Hall Lobby. (30 minutes)
A representative from the College of Education will be available
to answer questions. (60 minutes)
Architecture – 455 Fine Arts Center
9:30–11:00 a.m.
College of Nursing – Skinner Hall Lobby, Skinner Hall
College of Natural Sciences – Campus Center
Auditorium, Campus Center (lower level)
Meet with deans and students for an overview to find out what
it’s really like to be a part of CNS, and learn more about special
research and academic opportunities for first-year students.
Immediately following the conclusion of the CNS session, those
interested in PreMedical & PreDental programs will meet in
174 Campus Center (lower level) and those who have been
invited to attend the BioTAP presentation will meet in
165 Campus Center (lower level).
Stockbridge School – Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
Meet with representatives from the Stockbridge School of
Agriculture for an information session and student panel
presentation. (60 minutes)
Journalism – Integrative Learning Center, 4th floor lobby
A tour of the student media newsrooms (The Collegian,
WMUA Radio, and UVC-TV) will be offered.
Landscape Architecture – 105 Hills North
A tour of the department design studios will be offered.
Political Science & Legal Studies – 2nd floor lounge
in Thompson Hall
Resource Economics – 303 Stockbridge Hall
Social Thought & Political Economy – E-27A Machmer Hall
Meet with STPEC’s faculty and students to learn about the
program, internships and opportunities available to students in
and outside of the classroom!
Sociology – 128 Thompson Hall
Sustainable Community Development – 105 Hills North
Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) – Please note
there are two sessions being offered.
2:00-2:30 p.m.
Information Session – Events Hall, Commonwealth
Honors College
General information on the advantages of the Honors College
(all disciplines and opportunities); Honors Living–Learning
Communities; academics, research, and co-curricular programs.
**This is a repeat of the morning CHC sessions.
2:45-3:15 p.m.
Student Panel – Events Hall, Commonwealth
Honors College
Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary panel discussion with
current CHC students. (30 minutes).
Isenberg School of Management –
Amherst Room, 10th floor Campus Center
The Isenberg School of Management will offer an overview of
the school along with a student panel presentation. (60 minutes)
School of Public Health and Health Sciences –
162 Campus Center (lower level)
Meet with academic representatives from the School of Public
Health and Health Sciences for informal conversations to learn
more about the majors and ask questions. (60 minutes)
Undergraduate Advising – Bernie Dallas Room,
Goodell Hall
Undeclared students and their families will meet with an academic
advisor to discuss academic opportunities. (60 minutes)