Life on Campus

Welcome Week

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Tuesday, September 6

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by the Chancellor’s Office
Stop by for a snack and a greeting from Chancellor Motley before swimming off to class.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 7:30 a.m.

RED SOX TICKETS ON SALE

Catch the Red Sox battle for first place with the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday, September 14 at 7:10 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students and $23 for faculty/staff. Tickets are available in the Student Activities Office, valid UMass Boston ID required, 2 tickets max per ID.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities Office, 8:30 a.m.

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by the Chancellor’s Office
Stop by for a snack and drink with a greeting from Chancellor Motley.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 3:30 p.m.

SUCCESS BOSTON WELCOME RECEPTION

A special reception for graduates of Boston Public Schools, Cambridge Rindge and Latin, and Chelsea High School graduates and their families. Success Boston is an initiative by the late Mayor Thomas Menino to dramatically increase the number of Boston Public School students completing college.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 7

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS WELCOME BREAKFAST

Join Dean Andrew Grosovsky for breakfast!
Science Center, 2nd Floor, Student Success Center (Room 60), 8:30–10 a.m.

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts
Stop by for a snack and drink on your way to class.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 10 a.m.

EMPLOYMENT FAIR

Learn about great employment opportunities on and off campus.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by The Mass Media
Stop by for a snack and drink on your way to class.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 2 p.m.

Thursday, September 8

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement
Stop by for a snack and drink before class.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 11 a.m.

HONORS COLLEGE WELCOME RECEPTION

Mix and mingle with Honors College faculty, students, and leaders from student organizations on campus.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A, 1–3 p.m.

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by the Office of Student Housing
Stop by for a snack and drink before class.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 3 p.m.

ATHLETIC GAME

Women’s Volleyball vs. Emerson College.
Clark Athletic Center, 6 p.m.

SEX TALK, REAL SEX

Sex, mental health, and comedy! Join University Health Services for a chance to ask real questions, and get real answers.
Science Center, 1st Floor, Small Science Auditorium (Room 006), 7–8 p.m.

Friday, September 9

VENDOR FAIR

Stop by the Vendor Fair, a Campus Center tradition. Local artisans will be on hand throughout the day displaying their handcrafted products.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

SNACK ATTACK

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

Monday, September 12

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by Public Safety
Stop by for a snack and drink before class.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 9 a.m.

APPRECIATION STATION

Sponsored by the Office of Wellness Promotion/University Health Services
The Appreciation Station is an opportunity for folks to create their own thank you cards for the people they appreciate in their lives! Take a moment to give back to your friends, family, and colleagues.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by Alumni Relations and UMass Boston Fund
Stop by for a drink and snack before class.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11:30 a.m.

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by the Construction Impact Awareness and Advisory Committee
Stop by for a drink and snack before class.
Upper Level, Walkway between Campus Center and University Hall, 2:45 p.m.

Tuesday, September 13

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by University Health Services
Stop by for a snack and drink before class.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 10 a.m.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES INVOLVEMENT FAIR

UMass Boston offers a variety of social, cultural, and educational engagement opportunities outside of the classroom. Be sure to stop by to connect with 100 different student organizations! Find your niche in the community.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m. –1 p.m.

SNACK ATTACK

Sponsored by Campus Center Administration
Stop by for a snack and drink before class.
Campus Center, Upper Level, Information Desk, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, September 14

ONE STOP OPEN HOUSE

Sponsored by the One Stop
Stop by for a snack and drink and learn about the services the One Stop provides.
Campus Center, Upper Level, One Stop, 8 a.m.

SNACK ATTACK

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

VOLUNTEER FAIR

More than 30 nonprofits will be on campus to promote volunteer and internship opportunities, including organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters, Campus Kitchens, Generation Citizen, and JumpStart. Stop by to learn about how you can gain valuable real-world experience while making a positive impact throughout Boston.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m. –1 p.m.

ROLLING IN THE DEEP

From Mozart to Motown, Plastic Musik is armed with Boom Whackers, Buckets, and Kiddie Pools to bring you a show like no other! They put a twist on all your favorite tunes, from past and present.
There will be two half-hour shows, one beginning at 11:35 a.m. and the second at 12:35 p.m.
Campus Center, Plaza, 11:35 a.m. & 12:35 p.m.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SENATE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING

Join the Undergraduate Student Senate at their first General Assembly Meeting of the year.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Alumni Lounge, 3–4:30 p.m.

ATHLETIC GAME

Women’s Volleyball vs. Brandeis University.
Clark Athletic Center, 7 p.m.

Thursday, September 15

CONVOCATION

Chancellor’s Address: Chancellor J. Keith Motley, PhD
The official welcome for the 2016-2017 academic year. Join the chancellor as he updates the community and lays out his vision for this year and beyond.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 9 a.m.

Remarks by Secretary James A. Peyser, Executive Office of Education
As Secretary of Education, Jim Peyser directs the Executive Office of Education, which is responsible for early education, K-12, and higher education in Massachusetts. Secretary Peyser sits on each of the boards governing the commonwealth’s education agencies – Department of Early Education and Care, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Department of Higher Education, as well as the University of Massachusetts system. He is Governor Baker’s top advisor on education and helps shape the commonwealth’s education reform agenda.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 11 a.m.

STUDENT BBQ

All students are welcome to attend this special BBQ hosted by Chancellor Motley. Stick around for a great university tradition with music, novelties, and more.
Integrated Sciences Complex, Noon–4 p.m.

FRESHMAN INVESTITURE

The official introduction of the Class of 2020 to the university, with a keynote address from the author of No Impact Man, Colin Beavan. New students will receive Class of 2020 pins, an official welcome from the chancellor, and the campus community! Reception to follow.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom C, 2–4 p.m.

Tau Sigma Epsilon Sigma Welcome Back Party

Introducing the Epsilon Sigma chapters club "Friends of Tau Sigma" led by SAC.
Come by to meet members and learn about what the National Honor Society for TransferStudents has in store for the fall semester; including service opportunities and chances to win Tau Sigma Merchandise!
Campus Center, Room 2540, 2 - 4 p.m.

FEEDING FRENZY

Need a snack? We got you covered. Come grab a slice of pizza on your way to class.
Campus Center, Plaza, 5 p.m.

MOVIE UNDER THE SEA

Enjoy two feature films on a 30-foot screen under the stars.
Shuttle buses will continue to run until 12:30 a.m.
Integrated Sciences Complex
(Rain location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom)

Finding Dory at 7:30 p.m.
Central Intelligence at 9:15 p.m.

*Movies are subject to change based on availability*