Campus Closing

The University of Massachusetts Boston campus is closed today, Monday, February 8. All classes and activities are canceled. For information, visit



The Department of Chemistry is housed in the university's Science Center. Facilities include laboratory space for faculty and graduate student research; glass blowing, machine, and electronic shops; and access to the Healey Library's science collection.

Research facilities currently available include:

  • Numerous UV-VIS, IR, and FT-IR spectrophotometers
  • laser-Raman spectrophotometer
  • NMR spectrometer
  • electron spin resonance equipment
  • A fully equipped laboratory for X-ray crystallographic studies
  • CW, pulsed, and tunable dye lasers
  • Electroanalytical equipment
  • Analytical and preparative gas chromatographs
  • High pressure liquid chromatograph
  • Extensive computing facilities
  • Atomic absorption spectrometers
  • Mass spectrometers
  • ORD/CD instrumentation
  • Departmental laptops for data acquisition and computing labs