Life on Campus

Welcome Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, January 23

CHANCELLOR’S WOW

Sponsored by the Chancellor’s Office.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to power up before class.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 7:30 a.m.

PATS PEAK TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets for the first Pats Peak ski trip on Saturday, January 28 are on sale.
Tickets include lift ticket, ski and/or snowboard rental, and transportation to and from the mountain.
$35 for students and $60 for faculty/staff.
2 tix max per valid UMB ID.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities, 8:30 a.m.

BOWLING

Join SAEC during the intermission between classes for some bowling!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

SUCCESS BOSTON WELCOME RECEPTION

Sponsored by the Success Boston Initiative.
Come join the Success Boston Initiative coaches and peer mentors for fun, free food, a movie, gaming, relaxation, and prizes! Registration is required.
To register, send an email to successboston@umb.edu with “I am attending the SBI Welcome Back” in the subject line.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

CHANCELLOR’S WOW

Sponsored by the Chancellor’s Office.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to power up before class.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 3:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday, January 24

CELTICS TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets for the Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons on January 30th are on sale.
$36 for students and $45 for faculty/staff.
2 tix max per valid UMB ID.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities, 8:30 a.m.

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT FAIR

UMass Boston offers a variety of social, cultural, and educational engagement opportunities outside the classroom. Be sure to stop by and connect with students representing over 90 student organizations!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

WOW

Sponsored by the Campus Center Administration.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to power up before class.
Campus Center, Upper Level, Info Table, 2:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday, January 25

BRUINS TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets for the Boston Bruins vs. San Jose Sharks game on February 9th go on sale.
$30 for students, $40 for faculty/staff.
2 tix max per valid UMB ID.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities, 8:30 a.m.

WOW

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to power up before class.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 10:00 a.m.

VOLUNTEER FAIR

Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership & Community Engagement.
Stop by and learn about various community engagement opportunities with agencies addressing issues of immigration & citizenship, hunger, health, homelessness, youth, senior citizens, the environment, the arts, and domestic violence.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

ICE SCULPTURES

Check out the amazing sculptor and First Night Boston artist Eric Fontecchio create an ice sculpture that’s out of this world!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Plaza, 11:00 a.m.

WOW

Sponsored by the Student Arts and Events Council.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to power up before class.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 1:30 p.m.

PAINT NIGHT

This event will take your creative side to the next level! There will be one session at 4:00 p.m. and the other starting at 6:00 p.m. To sign up, go to the SAEC Office on the 3rd floor of the Campus Center in suite 3100.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. & 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, January 26

CABARET TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets for Broadway in Boston’s Cabaret on February 7th are on sale.
$31 for students, $39 for faculty/staff.
2 tix max per valid UMB ID.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities, 8:30 a.m.

CUPCAKES & LETTER ART

Stop by for a sweet treat, some letter art, and an opportunity to buy some coveted SAEC swag.
All proceeds will go to U-Access!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WOW

Sponsored by the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to power up before class.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 11:00 a.m.

WOW

Sponsored by the Office for New Student Programs.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to power up before class.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 2:00 p.m.

GARAGE GROUNDBREAKING & SHOVEL SELFIES

Come play in the dirt! Take a groundbreaking shovel selfie, enjoy refreshments and giveaways to celebrate UMass Boston’s upcoming 1400-space parking garage, marking the beginning of a year-long construction period.
Integrated Sciences Complex, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

BLACK LIGHT DANCE PARTY

Grab your team and join us for an unforgettable multiplayer event! Glow all night long as you dance the night away.
Bring a donation of 3 canned goods for free entrance or $5 with valid UMB ID, and $10 for non-UMB with ID.
All donations will go to U-Access. 18+ only.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

 

Friday, January 27

VIDEO GAME LOUNGE

Come kick back and lounge around our very own UMB living room! Come to school in your pajamas, play video games, and relax on big comfy couches all set up on the Terrace!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

BREAKFAST ALL DAY!!!

Grab a combo of 2 eggs, 2 meats, and potatoes, or a combo of pancakes and meat with a coffee or soda for just $3.50!
Campus Center, Food Court, 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WOMEN’S ICE HOCKEY

Come cheer on your fellow Beacons as they take on The College of The Holy Cross.
Clark Athletic Center, 4:00 p.m.

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE “NIGHT ON THE TOWN”

Attend a special evening at the Museum of Science exclusively for UMass Boston Students! UMB students can pick up their 4 FREE tickets with a valid ID at the MOS and spend the evening with family and friends!
Science Park, Cambridge, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, January 28

PATS PEAK SKI TRIP

Spend the day shredding the snow on skis or a snowboard, go tubing, or opt to drink hot cocoa in the lodge by a fire.
Tickets are $35 for students and $60 for faculty/staff. Two tickets max per valid UMB ID.
Tickets on sale on Jan. 23 @ 8:30 a.m. in Student Activities (CC-3-3300)