Students attending the free event will also have transportation included and an excused absence from the University the day of the event.
Student activists’ attempts to halt rising costs were unsuccessful over the summer.
The board approved a “contingency” vote Wednesday as UMass awaits funding from the state for the 2016 year.
The SAAC is in the process of drafting and distributing a letter to major players within Massachusetts asking for their support as students hope to minimize the damage of possible tuition and student fee increases.
The committee also approved a motion for a $250 Information Technology student fee, which will be voted on by the Board of Trustees June 17.
In a country where college students often leave college because they can’t afford it, contributor Mason Weiser argues UMass can’t afford to raise more fees.
Interviews for potential system-wide president candidates will take place in April and May.
The committee wants to have a replacement by the time current President Robert Caret leaves his position at the end of June.
The University’s Board of Trustees is in the process of developing a search committee in light of President Robert Caret’s plan to resign in July.
The Boston Globe reported Wednesday that Caret has accepted the position, and a formal announcement will be made Thursday.
State funding and private donations to the five campus system reached $757 million this year.
UMass President Robert Caret announced his plan to keep the five campuses affordable earlier this month.
Currently, the UMass Board of Trustees only has two voting student members
A protest on Thursday asked UMass administrators to divest from fossil fuels.
Divest UMass held a rally Oct. 17, 2013 with a message encouraging UMass president Robert Caret to divest the state school system from fossil fuels, coal and oil companies.
University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret promotes the importance of state funding for higher education during a stop at Joe Czajkowski’s Farm as part of his four-day bus tour.
University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret is set to visit the Pioneer Valley today as part of his second bus tour across the Commonwealth.
Susan Phillips has withdrawn her application to be the next UMass chancellor and Sona Andrews has accepted a position elsewhere.
The lawsuit was prompted after the discovery of audio surveillance equipment that was recording on-duty officers from a number of the police station’s ceilings at all hours.
Early this month, the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees announced that President Robert Caret will be awarded a sabbatical of up to a year with a full salary when his term ends in five years.