Life on Campus

Welcome Week

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MONDAY, JANUARY 25

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

PATS PEAK TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets for the first Pats Peak ski trip on Saturday, January 30 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 with 2 tickets max per valid UMass Boston 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 a.m.–3 p.m.

SUCCESS BOSTON WELCOME BACK 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 between 3 and 5 p.m. 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, 3–5 p.m.

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

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Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to refuel before class.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 8 a.m.

PIPPIN TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets on sale for the February 4 show of Pippin. Tickets are $31 for students and $39 for faculty/staff—2 tickets max with valid UMass Boston 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 to connect with students representing more than 90 student organizations!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

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Sponsored by McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
Stop by for a drink and a snack to refuel before class.
Campus Center, Catwalk, 10 a.m.

ICE SCULPTURES

Check out all-star sculptor and First Night Boston artist Eric Fontecchio as he creates a game-winning ice sculpture.
Don’t miss out on this grand slam!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Plaza, 11 a.m.

VOLUNTEER FAIR

Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement.
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.

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

PAINT NIGHT

Don’t miss out on this Hall of Fame-worthy event! There will be one session starting at 4 p.m. and another starting at 5:30 p.m.
To sign up, go to the SAEC office on the 3rd Floor of the Campus Center in Suite 3100.  Come show off your skills!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 4–7 p.m.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28

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Sponsored by Office of the Registrar.
Grab a snack and a drink to refuel before your next class.
Campus Center, Catwalk, 1 p.m.

CENTER STAGE: COMEDY SHOW

Take a break and have a laugh! British comedian Chris James started in New York performing one-man shows at sold old theaters including the famous New York Comedy Club. Since then, he has performed internationally and has appeared on VH1’s Single Ladies. Campus Activities Magazine has named Jessi Campbell the 2015 Female Performer of the Year. She has a unique brand of story telling that is sure to make you fall off your seat laughing.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom B&C, 2–4 p.m.

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Sponsored by CIAA and MassRIDES.
Grab a snack and a drink to refuel and finish your day.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 3 p.m.

BLACK LIGHT DANCE PARTY

You deserve this win! Glow all night long as you dance to the hottest beats! Bring a donation of 3 canned good for free entrance or pay $5 with a valid UMass Boston ID (admission is $10 without a UMass Boston ID—*18+ only*
All donations will go to U-ACCESS.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 7–11 p.m.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29

PAJAMA DAY

Celebrate your first win by wearing your PJs to school and enjoy a movie marathon!
The Blind Side - 10 a.m.
A League of Their Own - 12:15 p.m.
Coach Carter - 2:30 p.m.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

#UMBPJDay

Share the fun! Tweet, Facebook, or Instagram a pic of you in your PJs using #UMBPJDay and SAEC will donate $2 of food to U-ACCESS for every post!
Sodexo will be serving breakfast all day for $3 in the Campus Center Food Court!!

ATHLETIC EVENTS

Show your Beacon pride and wear your UMass Blue!
Women’s Hockey vs. Manhattanville College | 4 p.m.
Men’s Hockey vs. University of Southern Maine | 7 p.m.
Clark Athletic Center

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 UMass Boston ID at the MOS.
Science Park, Cambridge, 5–9 p.m.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

ATHLETIC EVENTS

Show your Beacon pride and wear your UMass Blue!
Women’s Hockey vs. Norwich University | 1 p.m.
Men’s Hockey vs. University of New England | 4 p.m.
Clark Athletic Center

PATS PEAK SKI TRIP

Spend the day shredding the snow on skis or a snowboard, go tubing, or opt to drink hot cocoa in a 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 Monday, January 25 at 8:30 a.m. in Student Activities (on the third floor of the Campus Center.)
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities, 8:30 a.m.

INFO TABLES (January 25—28)

Have a question? The info tables are a great source to get the play-by-play that you need to get the win!
Campus Center, Catwalk, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.