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The largest hackathon in Pioneer Valley.


October 7-9th @ University of Massachusetts Amherst

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October 7th - 9th

Registration is closed
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What is Happening?

Why Hack UMass lV?

What makes us different from all other hackathons

Few Things about HackUMasslV

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  • 600+ Hackers
  • State of the art 3D printers
  • 30+ Hardware Hacks
  • #1 Dining in the US
  • Lots of free swag


You had questions, here we answer them.

Where is it?

HackUMass 2016 will take place at the Integrative Learning Center, the newest venue on campus, with robust WiFi and ample space.

Who's coming?

We expect over 600 hackers from across the US to attend our Hackathon, with most attendees arriving from Boston, Worcester, New York City, and more.

Who can attend?

All students are welcome. If you're under 18, we will need you to bring a signed parental consent form.

Do I need experience?

We will have an entire area in the arena dedicated to beginners with plenty of mentors and resources, so don't worry about not knowing enough beforehand.

Should I be in a team?

We encourage everybody to work in a team of up to 4 people. There will be plenty of opportunities to form your team online and at the event.

Will you be providing travel reimbursements?

Yes, on a limited basis. Email us at for more information.

How much does it cost to attend?

HackUMass is a completely free event to attend. Nap rooms, food, and swag are on us!

Can I start my project
before the event?

No, you may not start your project beforehand. All of the work related to the projected must be done during the event.

Is there a Code of Conduct
we need to abide by?

Be smart about your actions. As a MLH event, we enforce the MLH Code of Conduct at our event.


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