Life on Campus

Student Resource Centers

ARMS Center

The ARMS (Advocacy for Resources for Modern Survival) Center was founded in 1987 to serve low-income students. We focus our attention on low-income individuals, but we turn no one away. Our mission is to empower, inspire, and educate low-income individuals and their allies. We are here to help: we provide resources that are otherwise difficult to find all in one convenient place.

Contact info:
Phone: 617-287-7169

Student Veterans' Center

The UMass Boston Student Veterans' Center is a student-run center, established to help  support the student veteran population at UMass Boston. The Veterans Center is a resource center which provides a wide range of information on veteran issues to both veterans and veteran supporters  at UMass Boston.

Contact info:
Phone: 617-287-7985

Women's Center

The Women's Center sponsors events and programs throughout the year of special interest to women of color, women with disabilities, women veterans, queer women, and the many women who transcend these spaces and identify with multiple spaces.

Contact info:
Phone: 617-287-7986

CASA Latina

Established in 1989, Casa Latina is a nonprofit student organization at UMass Boston dedicated to providing cultural, social, and academic support to students and community members. We are an all-inclusive organization: our doors and resources are open to the entire student body. At Casa Latina we believe the success of one is success for us all, we must work together to inspire positive change in nuestra Casa!

Contact info:
Phone: 617-287-7945

Black Student Center

The mission of the Black Student Center is to provide a central space for students of African descent and other ethnic groups to develop academically and socially by promoting a positive self-image through facilitating access to their history and culture.

Contact info:
Phone: 617-287-7982

Asian Student Center

The Asian Student Center promotes unity, Asian heritage and cultural diversity, hosts social events throughout the year, is a place for students to relax and make new friends, and welcomes all students.

Contact info:
Phone: 617-287-7984

Queer Student Center

The charge of the Queer Student Center (also known as the QSC, or "The Q") is to facilitate the educational and social development of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer (LGBTQQ) population at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Contact info:
Phone: 617-287-7983

Office of Student Activities and Leadership

Campus Center, 3rd Floor 3400
617-287-7950 (telephone)
617-287-7978 (fax)


Office Hours during Fall & Spring

Open Close
Monday 8:30 AM 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM 5:00 PM


Note:Special Saturday hours will be offered for the first two weeks of each semester to accommodate students. These include Saturday, September 11th and Saturday, September 18th from 9 am-1 pm. Staff and Faculty ID Office hours will be as follows: Mon/Wed/Fri 9am-12pm and Tues/Thurs 1pm-4pm


Office Hours during Intersession and Summer

Monday through Friday
9:00AM - 5:00PM