Life on Campus

Welcome Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, January 26

CHANCELLOR'S WOW - CONCESSION STAND

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

BOX OFFICE

Tickets for Celtics vs. Heat on sale. Game date is February 1, 2015.
$28 for students and $35 for staff/faculty.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities Desk, 8:30 a.m.

LIGHTHOUSE LOGO EXTRAVAGANZA

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of the UMass Boston with a 3-foot tall Rice Krispies treat.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

CHANCELLOR'S WOW - CONCESSION STAND

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

 

Tuesday, January 27

BOX OFFICE

Tickets for the ski trip to Pats Peak in Henniker, NH
$30 for students and $60 for staff/faculty
Includes lift ticket, ski, and/or snowboard rental and transportation to/from Henniker, NH
Trip date will be January 31
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Student Activities Front Desk, 8:30 a.m.

CONCESSION STAND

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

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 100 student organizations!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

SUCCESS BOSTON WELCOME BACK RECEPTION

Come enjoy refreshments and pick up your Success Boston Scholar’s Miles card and start earning up points for a drawing in May.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3545, noon–3 p.m.

CONCESSION STAND

Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement.
Stop by for refreshments.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 2:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, January 28

CONCESSION STAND

Sponsored by the McCormack Graduate School
Stop by for refreshments and to find out about our graduate certificates, master’s, and doctoral programs in public policy and public affairs, conflict resolution, human security, global governance, international relations, and gerontology.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk, 10 a.m.

ICE SCULPTURES

Enjoy a marvelous work of ice created by Eric Fontecchio, a First Night Boston artist! Don’t miss out on this spectacular creation!
Campus Center Plaza, 11 a.m.

VOLUNTEER FAIR

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. to 2 p.m.

CONCESSION STAND

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

CENTER STAGE: TAYLOR TOMLINSON & SAMMY OBEID

Join us under the big top for a comedy show that will be sure to having you laughing so hard that you will fall out of your seat!
Free with a valid UMass Boston ID
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballrooms A&B, 3 p.m.

 

 

Thursday, January 29

CONCESSION STAND

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students
Stop by for a snack.
Campus Center, Upper Level, 8:30 a.m.

ICE SCULPTURES

Enjoy a marvelous work of ice created by Eric Fontecchio, a First Night Boston artist! Don’t miss out on this spectacular creation!
Campus Center Plaza, 11 a.m.

ANIMAL ADVENTURES

Learn training techniques and hold exotic animals for a surreal photo opp!
Sponsored by SAEC
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, Noon–3 p.m.

CONCESSION STAND

Sponsored by the Campus Center Administration
Stop by for a snack.
Campus Center, Upper Level, Information Desk, 2 p.m.

GLOW-IN-THE-DARK DANCE PARTY

Glow all night long as you dance to the hottest beats!
Bring a donation of two canned goods for free entrance, or students with a UMass Boston ID pay $5; guests pay $10.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 7–11 p.m.

 

Friday, January 30

CONCESSION STAND

Sponsored by the Construction Impact & Advisory Committee
Discuss General Academic Building No. 1 and the master plan.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, GAB No. 1 Model, 11 a.m.

Discuss transportation options and construction.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, Noon

Learn more about the Integrated Sciences Complex.
Campus Center, Upper Level, Book Store Entrance, Atrium, 1 p.m.

CLASS OF 2018 SKATE NIGHT

Ring in the new year with free food, music, and skating.
Sponsored by New Student Programs
Clark Athletic Center, Beacons Ice Arena, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

INFORMATION TABLE (Jan. 26 - 29)

Do you have a question? An information table can be found in the Campus Center for the first week of school with any answers you may need!
Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Catwalk

Wednesday, February 4

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 100 student organizations!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

SOLEDAD O’BRIEN PRESENTS BLACK IN AMERICA

Soledad O’Brien, nationally-acclaimed journalist, author, and speaker, launches a multi-city speaking tour in February to tell the story of what she learned about being Black in America through her own professional and life experiences. Then, O’Brien whose Emmy® award-winning news reports and documentary series have ignited honest and real discussion about race, hands the microphone to the audience. Using a topical, custom produced audio/visual presentation, she will draw the audience into a complex and nuanced discussion about what ails or excites their community as it confronts social change. This town hall will also include engaging panelists from the campus community, local social and political institutions, plus luminaries from the world of sports, media, or business.
Campus Center Ballroom, 3–4:15 p.m.

Thursday, February 5

VOLUNTEER FAIR

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. to 2 p.m.