Life on Campus

Community Engagement Initiatives

Days of Service


Spring Day of Service

An annual tradition, the Spring Day of Service engages more than 100 students in service to the Boston community.  Join us to learn more about Boston, meet other UMass Boston students, and give back to our community. To learn more about volunteering, email us at

If you are a nonprofit interested in hosting students for the Day of Service, please email us to discuss your needs.


Freshman Day of Service

Join us to learn more about Boston, meet other UMass Boston students, and give back to our community. Service will range from beautification projects with local community centers to outdoor clean-up and gardening projects. Breakfast and lunch are provided. This event is open to first year freshman. Have questions? Please feel free to email us! 


Organize a Service Day

Want to host a community service day for your student organization or department? These days are great for team building and contributing to your communities. Please email us here!


Volunteer Fairs

We host a Fall and Spring Volunteer fair where more than 30 nonprofit organizations share volunteer and internship opportunities.

Spring Volunteer Fair

Want to get hands-on experience and give back to the Boston community?

Stop by the Volunteer Fair to 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. Questions? Email us at

For a full list of attending organizations, click here.

Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement

Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Suite 2300
Telephone: 617.287.5741
Fax: 617.287.7925