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Be prepared for Orientation

Make sure you are up-to-date with requirements and assignments on the fall accepted student checklist or spring accepted student checklist.

January Orientation

Getting Started

Information and Events Date
Submit immunization records Complete by January 1
Submit photo to UMass Pass portal  Complete by January 1
Complete placement testing Complete within 48 hours of making your deposit

Corsair Orientation

Information and Events Date
Transfer Orientation January 10
New First-year Orientation January 12 
International Students Orientation (virtual) TBD
International Students Orientation (on-campus) TBD

Summer Orientation

Getting Started

Information and Events Date
Submit immunization records Complete by June 1
Submit photo to UMass Pass portal  Complete by June 1
Complete placement testing Complete by June 1

Corsair Orientation

Information and Events Date
First-year Session I  June 15 - 16 
Transfer Orientation June 20
First-year Session II June 22 - 23 
First-year Session III June 26 - June 27
First-year Session IV  June 29 - June 30 
Transfer Orientation August 29
First-year Makeup Orientation August 31
International Students Orientation (virtual) TBD
International Students Orientation (on-campus) TBD

Weeks of Welcome

Learn more about Weeks of Welcome (WOW)

Information and Events Date
Move-in Day for Residential New Students  TBD
WOW Day 1 TBD
WOW Day 2  TBD
Classes Begin September 6