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University of Massachusetts - Boston

Boston, MA
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Campus Life and Facilities

UMass Boston Says...

Adjacent to Interstate Route 93, with some on-campus parking, free and frequent shuttle bus service connecting to parking and the MBTA public transportation system, and a compact campus eminently amenable to walking, UMass Boston provides easy access to all. Massachusetts and New England in... More More

UMass Boston Students Say...

“Student clubs and activities are the hub” of life on campus, “especially since it seems like 98% of students, faculty, and staff are commuters.” The fact that most students “live off campus in the Boston area” affords a high degree of social “independence” such that “mostly students go into... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

100 Morrissey Boulevard

Boston, MA 02125-3393

United States

Phone: 617-287-6000

Fax: 617-287-5999


Student Housing

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Housing Options

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University housing referral service.

Student Activities

Student Activities

Academic Groups Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups
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Athletic Division :Division III Men's Sports Team Name :Beacons Women's Sports Team Name :Beacons Team Mascot :UMass Boston Beacon
# of sports for women, varsity
# of sports for men, varsity

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry IceHockey Soccer Softball Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry IceHockey Lacrosse Soccer Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Student Services

Other Services
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 11 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 30.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: No Network Access in Dorm Lounges: No Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: No Partnerships with Technology Companies: No Online Class Registration Available: Yes Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Apple Computer, Dell Special Facilities: Art gallery, tropical greenhouse, observatory, adaptive computer lab.

Campus Safety

Quality of Life Rating

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Boston University
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Boston University
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Boston University
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