2013 Welcome Week Events: September 12
Chancellor's Address: Chancellor J. Keith Motley, PhD
The official welcome for the 2013-2014 academic year. Join the chancellor as he updates the community and lays out his vision for this year and beyond.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 9 a.m.
Remarks by Mary Evelyn Tucker, PhD and
John Grim, PhD
Tucker and Grim are both senior lecturers and research scholars at Yale University where they have appointments in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as well as the Divinity School and the Department of Religious Studies.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 11 a.m.
All students are welcome to attend this special BBQ from noon to 1:30 p.m. hosted by Chancellor Motley. Stick around for a great festival with music, novelties, and more.
Campus Center, Front Circle, Noon–4 p.m.
CLASS OF 2017 INVESTITURE CEREMONY & RECEPTION
The official induction ceremony of the Class of 2017 to the university. New students will receive their official UMass Boston pins and be officially welcomed by the chancellor, campus administrators, and top student leaders. Reception to follow. First-year students should RSVP online at www.umb.edu/newstudentevents.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 3:30–5 p.m.
Need a snack? Come grab a slice of pizza on your way to class.
Campus Center, Plaza, 5 p.m.
MOVIE UNDER THE STARS
Sponsored by the Student Arts and Events Council.
Enjoy two feature films on a 30 ft. screen under the stars.
Campus Center, Front Circle
(Rain Location: Campus Center Atrium)
Monsters University at 7:30 p.m.
Man Of Steel at 9:15 p.m.
For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.