Incoming Student Information - Class of 2022

Congratulations on your decision to attend UMass Medical School! We are all eagerly awaiting your arrival on campus later this summer. Please review the orientation schedule below and email us if you have any questions! In addition, please check your email to see which IT Setup Session you have been assigned to attend.

Please note: This schedule is subject to change.
*indicates optional sessions

Monday, August 6  
8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast Sherman Center Atrium
8:30 AM Welcome Sherman Center Auditorium
8:50 AM PURCH Overview Sherman Center Auditorium
9:00 AM “Here for a Reason” Sherman Center Auditorium
10:00 AM Curriculum 101 Sherman Center Auditorium
10:40 AM Break 
11:00 AM 2nd Year Student Panel Sherman Center Auditorium
12:30 PM Welcome to Medical School! How to Successfully Navigate the Journey Sherman Center Auditorium
1:15 PM Wellness at UMass Sherman Center Auditorium and Outdoors
2:00 PM Campus BBQ with UMass Police Dept Outdoors

 

Tuesday, August 7 
8:00 AM Morning concurrent sessions
  Laptop Setup Session 1 Amphitheater 1 (2nd floor of medical school building)
  ICELS Tour and Introduction* (sign up required; space limited) ICELS (3rd floor of Sherman Center)
9:00 AM Morning concurrent sessions
  Laptop Setup Session 2 Amphitheater 1 (2nd floor of medical school building)
  Welcome to UMass - Icebreakers with the Student Affairs and Medical Education Staff Sherman Center Auditorium
10:00 AM Campus Safety  Sherman Center Auditorium
10:30 AM Cultural Humility Session Sherman Center Auditorium
12:00 PM Lunch (Ice Cream provided by the Chancellor's Office)
1:00 PM IS Security Sherman Center Auditorium
2:00 PM Academic Technology Sherman Center Auditorium
3:00 PM Afternoon Activities* (see email from Student Affairs for details on registration)
  3:30 Ping Pong Tournament Student Lounge
  4:30 App Crawl on Shrewsbury St Shrewsbury St
  5:00 Hike Green Hill Park
  8:00 Bowling *note: Bowling will cost roughly $12 per student TBD

  

Wednesday, August 8
6:30 AM Wellness Wednesday Yoga* ASC Fitness Center
8:00 AM Laptop Setup Session 3 Amphitheater 1 (2nd floor of medical school building)
9:00 AM Morning concurrent sessions
  Laptop Setup Session 4 Amphitheater 1 (2nd floor of medical school building)
  Wellness Session - Center for Mindfulness Sherman Center Auditorium
10:00 AM Title IX Sherman Center Auditorium
10:30 AM Financial Aid Sherman Center Auditorium
11:00 AM Student Resources Sherman Center Auditorium
12:00 PM Lunch 
12:00 PM Tours of the Fitness Center*
1:00 PM Cultural Humility Session       Sherman Center Auditorium
Community Activities* (see email from Student Affairs for details on registration)
3:00 PM Community Vital Signs Session 
(sign up required; space limited)
Sherman Center Multi-Purpose Room (1st floor)
3:00 PM Day of Service, Night of Fun  
(sign up required; space limited)
Various Locations
5:30 PM Primary Care and Community Health Dinner
(sign up required; space limited)
Sherman Center Multi-Purpose Room (1st floor)

5:30 PM

Rock 'n' Ride (requires registration, come 15 min early) ASC Fitness Center

  

Thursday, August 9
8:00 AM Morning concurrent sessions
  Laptop Setup Session 5 Amphitheater 1 (2nd floor of medical school building)
  Wellness Session* - Yoga with Marya Faculty Conference Room (1st floor of medical school building)
9:00 AM Morning concurrent sessions
  Laptop Setup Session 6 Amphitheater 1 (2nd floor of medical school building)
  Teambuilding activities with the Student Affairs and Medical Education Staff Sherman Center Auditorium
10:00 AM Learning Strategies from the CAA Sherman Center Auditorium
11:00 AM Break 
11:20 AM Introduction to the Learning Communities Sherman Center Auditorium
12:30 PM Buddy Lunch in the Learning Communities Learning Community Rooms
1:30 PM House Meeting & Learning Community Mentor Sessions Learning Community Rooms

 

Friday, August 10
7:30 AM Wellness Session* – Yoga with Marya Faculty Conference Room (1st floor of medical school building)
9:00 AM Classes as assigned 
1:00 PM Stop the Bleed Session LRB Blais Pavilion
2:30 PM Worcester: Paris of the Millennium Sherman Center Auditorium
3:30 PM Afternoon Activities* (see email from Student Affairs for details on registration)
  Volleyball Tournament Campus Volleyball Courts