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First-Year Student Orientation

Event Start Date: August 15, 2017 - 9 a.m.
Event End Date: August 16, 2017 - 5 p.m.
Event Type: Student Event
Location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor
Event Cost: 0

The Office for New Student Programs hosts a two-day orientation for students entering college for the first time.

By attending Beacon Beginnings: New Student Orientation you will:

  • Meet other new students, current student leaders and administrators, faculty, and staff
  • Meet representatives from your academic college as they present an overview of their programs and discuss the unique opportunities available to you
  • Attend a group advising session and get a summary of your degree requirements and other important academic information
  • Learn about campus services, activities, opportunities, and resources
  • Enroll in courses for the upcoming academic semester
  • Learn the university’s expectations for students both in and out of the classroom
  • Have an opportunity to answer all of your questions from offices such as financial aid, dean of students, off-campus housing, student life, and more
  • Feel better prepared to start at UMass Boston

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.