Life on Campus

Welcome Week

MONDAY JAN. 22ND

Chancellor’s Campsite

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

Info Tables

Have any questions about the semester? UMass Boston representatives are here to answer them!
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Pat’s Peak Tickets Go on Sale

Sponsored by SAEC
Tickets for the first Pats Peak ski trip on Saturday,  January 27 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 UMass Boston ID.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities Office, 8:30 a.m.

Mini Golf & Pillows

Sponsored by SAEC
Join SAEC to kickoff the start of the school year by playing free mini golf and stuffing UMass Boston pillows in the Campus Center!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Success Boston Welcome Back Celebration

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.
Game Room, 3–5 p.m.

Chancellor’s Afternoon Campsite

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

TUESDAY JAN. 23RD

Info Tables

Have any questions about the semester?
Stop by the table for camper info!
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Morning Campsite

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.

Involvement Fair

Sponsored by Office of Student Activities and Leadership
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 more than 90 student organizations!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Afternoon Campsite

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

WEDNESDAY JAN. 24TH

Info Tables

Have any questions about the semester? Stop by the table for camper info!
Campus Center, Second Floor, Catwalk, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Morning Campsite

Sponsored by CLA First!
Stop by for a drink and snack before class!
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 9:30 a.m.

Volunteer Fair

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

Ice Sculptures

Check out a winter wonderland be brought to life before your very eyes! Images in Ice sculptor Craig McConnell will be on the Plaza working some winter magic!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Plaza, 11 a.m.

Afternoon Campsite

Sponsored by SAEC
Stop by for a drink and snack before class!
Campus Center, Catwalk, 3 p.m.

Men’s Basketball

Come cheer on your fellow Beacons as they take on the University of Southern Maine!
Clark Athletic Center, 5:30 p.m.

Women’s Basketball

Come cheer on your fellow Beacons as they take on the University of Southern Maine!
Clark Athletic Center, 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY JAN. 25TH

Info Tables

Have any questions about the semester? Stop by the table for camper info!
Campus Center, Catwalk, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Morning Campsite

Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs
Stop by for a drink and snack before class!
Campus Center, Catwalk, 9:30 a.m.

S’mores Bar and Novelties

Sponsored by SAEC
Join SAEC out on the terrace for a free s’mores bar, caricature portraits, sand art, games, a live DJ, and giveaways!
Campus Center, Terrace 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Afternoon Campsite

Sponsored by Campus Center
Stop by for a drink and snack before class!
Campus Center, Upper Level, 3 p.m.

Headphone Disco

Sponsored by SAEC, Veterans’ Center, Casa Latinx, Women’s Center, Black Student Center, Asian Student Center, and Queer Student Center
Join your fellow UMass Boston campers for a night of music and dancing! Grab a pair of headphones, some glow sticks, and prepare for a great event to kick off the semester!
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballrooms, 7–11 p.m.

Entrance Cost: 3 canned goods or $5 with UMass Boston ID; $10 with non-UMass Boston ID.

FRIDAY JAN. 26TH

Morning Campsite

Sponsored by the One Stop
Stop by for a drink and snack before class!
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 10 a.m.

Men’s Hockey

Come cheer on your fellow Beacons as they take on Castleton University!
Clark Athletic Center, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY JAN. 27TH

Pat’s 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 UMass Boston ID.
Tickets on sale on January 23 at 8:30 a.m. in Student Activities (Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3300)

Men’s Hockey

Come cheer on your fellow Beacons as they take on Norwich University!
Clark Athletic Center, 4 p.m.

FRIDAY FEB. 9TH

Museum of Science “Night on the Town”

Attend a special evening at the Museum of Science exclusively for UMass Boston students! UMass Boston 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, 5–9 p.m.