Final Beam Raised on UMass Boston’s First Residence Hall

Office of Communications | August 03, 2017
Final Beam Raised on UMass Boston’s First Residence Hall

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Eight months after the official groundbreaking, the University of Massachusetts Boston marked a milestone in the construction phase of its first residence hall today with a topping-off ceremony.

Local 7 Ironworkers raised the final steel beam for the $120 million, 260,000-square-foot residence hall, which will achieve a long-held goal of providing UMass Boston students with an on-campus residential option.

The 1,077-bed residence hall — the first-ever student housing on campus — will be located at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Street and University Drive West. It will be available to first-year UMass Boston students, and is expected to open for the fall 2018 semester. 

Tags: construction , residence hall , topping off

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