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University of Massachusetts - Boston

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 general offer a wealth of sights and activities guarantee... 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 Boston for fun.” While the high concentration of commut... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

100 Morrissey Boulevard

Boston, MA 02125-3393

United States

Phone: 617-287-6000

Fax: 617-287-5999


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 68
Fire Safety Rating: 60*
Green Rating: 89
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 187.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.publicsafety.umb.edu/TEXT/MAIN/clearyac...

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/

Student Housing
Housing Options:
University housing referral service.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:121
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
Number of Honor Societies:1
Number of Social Sororities:0
Number of Social Fraternities:0
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Beacons
Women's Sports Team Name:Beacons
Team Mascot:UMass Boston Beacon
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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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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.
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