UMass Student Activities & Involvement

UMass Student Activities & Involvement UMass Student Activities & Involvement supports over 250 registered student organizations and assists in planning large scale, campus-wide events including New Students Orientation, First Week, and Spring Concert.
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Student Activities and Involvement supports, challenges, and engages students by providing individually tailored mentoring, education, and training. SAI holds students accountable to grow with responsibility and integrity and builds their capacity for leadership by setting individual mentoring goals, integrating multiple leadership philosophies, and utilizing a three-tiered advising system that incorporates group development, personal development, and leadership building. Key Functions of SAI:
● Advising, mentoring, and support for student organizations (200+ Registered Student Organizations [RSOs], governing councils, and the 40+ fraternity and sorority chapters)
● Advising and support for the Student Government Association (SGA)
● Advising and support for the University Programming Council (UPC)
● Leadership development
● Evaluation of programs and student organizations
● Community service and engagement
● Event management, advisement, and support for staff- and student-initiated programming initiatives
● Monitors compliance with various codes, risk management practices, and directives

Operating as usual

Come join and talk to Ego Nwodim and Melissa Villaseñor as they discuss their experiences and give insight into the wor...
08/20/2020

Come join and talk to Ego Nwodim and Melissa Villaseñor as they discuss their experiences and give insight into the world of comedy. Submit your questions for them in the comments below! 🗣🎙link in bio to sign up!! #fallwelcome2020 #umassupc

👀🤫 Stay Tuned.... #WeBack #FallWelcome2020
08/06/2020

👀🤫 Stay Tuned.... #WeBack #FallWelcome2020

—•REMINDER•—Join us @3PM today for a virtual mind and body workshop with TEDx speakers Alex Catalano and Corey Craig!! C...
05/27/2020

—•REMINDER•—

Join us @3PM today for a virtual mind and body workshop with TEDx speakers Alex Catalano and Corey Craig!! Check them out on Instagram @eatcute and @coreymartincraig.

You can find the link below & in Bio!

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THIS FRIDAY MAY 15th: Student Engagement & Leadership and UMass Athletics Presents: A Conversation with Jaylen BrownWe w...
05/11/2020

THIS FRIDAY MAY 15th: Student Engagement & Leadership and UMass Athletics Presents: A Conversation with Jaylen Brown

We will be speaking with Celtics Star Jaylen Brown about various topics from Mental & Physical Health during COVID-19, Social Justice, The Importance of Education, and more! Followed by a Q&A!

Register in the link in our bio! Once you register, you can submit your questions!

Stay Tuned this week for more updates!

Repost from @sorcumass- Hey Y’all! The process for re-registering your RSO/GSO has commenced! The dates associated with ...
04/21/2020

Repost from @sorcumass- Hey Y’all! The process for re-registering your RSO/GSO has commenced! The dates associated with the process are available above and below are the steps to be followed. Stay safe ❤️ Steps to Registration:
1. Click this link (also in our bio): https://umassamherst.xn--campusabs-q6a.com/engage/register 2. Find your organization’s name and click the Re-register button (It’s a blue button) 3. Answer and Read all the questions for the Form (Carefully). 4. When finished with the form please Click the submission button. a. Once you submit, you cannot edit so please make sure you review before you submit it!

04/17/2020

ITS ALMOST TIME!!! No Sammies Introduction is complete without the Executive Director of Student Engagement and Leadership: Johnny Tooson!! Here’s his message to get you excited!! See you at the Pre-Show!!!

04/17/2020
Chancellor Subbaswamy’s 2020 Sammies Welcome

Are you ready for the 2020 Sammies??!! With only an hour and a half before the pre-show, we can’t wait to get the show going! But before we do, who better to kick off the festivities than our Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy!! Here’s a message from him to you!!

Swipe right➡️➡️➡️for the scholarship nominees! #UMassSammies2020
04/15/2020

Swipe right➡️➡️➡️for the scholarship nominees! #UMassSammies2020

2 days left!!! #UMassSammies2020
04/15/2020

2 days left!!! #UMassSammies2020

This award honors an individual or RSO that truly exemplifies, supports, and promotes the mission and values of Student ...
04/15/2020

This award honors an individual or RSO that truly exemplifies, supports, and promotes the mission and values of Student Affairs and Campus Life at UMass Amherst. True UMass spirit is so much more than who is the loudest and proudest or who wears the most maroon; it is leading by example through collaboration, communication, integrity, commitment to diversity and inclusion, innovation, and excellence. #UMassSammies2020

This award recognizes an individual or, campus-wide initiative that has positively impacted the UMass community in a new...
04/15/2020

This award recognizes an individual or, campus-wide initiative that has positively impacted the UMass community in a new or innovative manner. This individual or organization has had a profound and measurable impact at UMass through a wide-range of campus community and advocacy building efforts. #UMassSammies2020

Here are the nominees for Outstanding Student Business! #UMassSammies2020
04/15/2020

Here are the nominees for Outstanding Student Business! #UMassSammies2020

Here are the nominees for Outstanding Cultural RSO! #UMassSammies2020
04/15/2020

Here are the nominees for Outstanding Cultural RSO! #UMassSammies2020

Kicking the day off with the nominees for Outstanding Agency! This award honors a UMass Amherst agency that has made sig...
04/15/2020

Kicking the day off with the nominees for Outstanding Agency! This award honors a UMass Amherst agency that has made significant efforts to bridge relationships across the campus community through collaboration. #UMassSammies2020

Kicking off the day with The Award for Outstanding Agency nominees! This award honors a UMass Amherst agency that has ma...
04/15/2020

Kicking off the day with The Award for Outstanding Agency nominees! This award honors a UMass Amherst agency that has made significant efforts to bridge relationships across the campus community through collaboration. #UMassSammies2020

Up next are the nominees for Outstanding Arts & Media RSO! #UMassSammies2020
04/14/2020

Up next are the nominees for Outstanding Arts & Media RSO! #UMassSammies2020

Up next are the nominees for Outstanding Arts & Media RSO! #UMassSammies2020
04/14/2020

Up next are the nominees for Outstanding Arts & Media RSO! #UMassSammies2020

This award is presented to a new RSO that has succeeded in building a solid foundation for the organization to sustain i...
04/14/2020

This award is presented to a new RSO that has succeeded in building a solid foundation for the organization to sustain itself for years to come. The group will have increased its membership, delegated responsibilities throughout the organization, experienced leadership training, and completed all Student Engagement and SGA requirements. Swipe right➡️➡️➡️ to see the nominees! #UMassSammies2020

Starting the day off strong with the nominees for Outstanding Club Sports RSO! #UMassSammies2020
04/14/2020

Starting the day off strong with the nominees for Outstanding Club Sports RSO! #UMassSammies2020

Last nomination reveal of the day! Stay tuned tomorrow for more Sammies updates! #UMassSammies2020
04/14/2020

Last nomination reveal of the day! Stay tuned tomorrow for more Sammies updates! #UMassSammies2020

Up next are the nominees for Outstanding Academic & Honor Society RSO! #UMassSammies2020
04/13/2020

Up next are the nominees for Outstanding Academic & Honor Society RSO! #UMassSammies2020

With the Sammies less than a week away, we will be revealing the nominees everyday for each award category, starting wit...
04/13/2020

With the Sammies less than a week away, we will be revealing the nominees everyday for each award category, starting with the nominees for Outstanding Service & Engagement RSO! #UMassSammies2020

#flashbackfriday Sammies 2018 Edition!! Here some winners from our 2018 Sammies!!! Tune in next Friday (4/17) on our pag...
04/10/2020

#flashbackfriday Sammies 2018 Edition!! Here some winners from our 2018 Sammies!!! Tune in next Friday (4/17) on our page (@umasssel) for the winners and interviews!!!

HAPPY FRIDAY!!! We’re a week away from the Sammies!!! Stay tuned throughout the week for nominees and tune in next Frida...
04/10/2020

HAPPY FRIDAY!!! We’re a week away from the Sammies!!! Stay tuned throughout the week for nominees and tune in next Friday (4/17) beginning at 6PM and find out who the winners will be! SWIPE RIGHT to see the schedule!

You are cordially invited to the 15th Annual Sammies Awards!!!!The awards will be taking on an entire new format and wil...
04/08/2020

You are cordially invited to the 15th Annual Sammies Awards!!!!

The awards will be taking on an entire new format and will be taking place on the Student Engagement and Leadership Instagram page (@Umasssel) on Friday April 17th.

Please tune in at 6pm for the IG Live Pre show where nominees and students can join to talk about specific highlights for their respective RSO. Then at 7pm, winners will be announced and tagged on the UMass SEL Instagram story and at 7:30pm, we will be hosting a Post Show and Post Show Interviews with some winners!”

Yup you read that right... $300 IN PRIZES!! Tomorrow @9pm, join us for a virtual trivia night. Click the link in @umassu...
04/06/2020

Yup you read that right... $300 IN PRIZES!!

Tomorrow @9pm, join us for a virtual trivia night. Click the link in @umassupc bio and sign in with a twitch account to play🧩🎲🎉

We are starting our #LUNCHDATE series this week!!! Student Bridges Director, Dr. Yedalis Ruiz, will be speaking LIVE & D...
04/06/2020

We are starting our #LUNCHDATE series this week!!! Student Bridges Director, Dr. Yedalis Ruiz, will be speaking LIVE & DIRECT from @studentbridges IG! 12:30pm this Thursday. See you there!!! #InThisTogether #UMassVirtual

Ok y’all: find your space and home and get in your Monday Workout via @umasscampusrec!!!! #MondayMotivation
04/06/2020

Ok y’all: find your space and home and get in your Monday Workout via @umasscampusrec!!!! #MondayMotivation

UMass Student Activities & Involvement
04/04/2020

UMass Student Activities & Involvement

Tonight!!! We will be hosting our first virtual movie night with @umassupc! Join us through Netflix Party to watch The P...
04/03/2020

Tonight!!! We will be hosting our first virtual movie night with @umassupc! Join us through Netflix Party to watch The Platform at 8pm. Swipe to see instructions on how to join and also check UPC bio for the google form @ Netflix

Bringing the UMass Campus to Life through Virtual Activites. Make sure you turn on post notifications and follow closely...
04/03/2020

Bringing the UMass Campus to Life through Virtual Activites. Make sure you turn on post notifications and follow closely for all virtual offerings! #UMassVirtual #InThisTogether!

Homecoming Parade 2019 ! Congrats @umassupc
10/27/2019

Homecoming Parade 2019 ! Congrats @umassupc

Today is the day where you can find “your RSO” ! #yourcommunity
09/06/2019

Today is the day where you can find “your RSO” ! #yourcommunity

08/31/2019

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