• Urban Harbors Institute: The Urban Harbors Institute utilizes policy, scientific, planning and management expertise to assist governments and communities in tackling the problems and issues associated with coastal areas.
  • Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security: The Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security (CIOCS), based in UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, acknowledges the need to integrate appropriate scientifically-based policy and management measures to help solve ocean, climate and security problems.
  • Institute for New England Native American Studies: The Institute for New England Native American Studies develops collaborative relationships, projects, and programs between Native American tribes of the New England region and all of the UMass campuses so that the tribes may participate in and benefit from university research, innovation, scholarship, and education.