UMass Boston News

Welcome Week Events: September 8

Building U: Fall Opening Week 2011 logo

Thursday, Sept. 8th

OPEN MARKET

Come see all the great vendors show their wares. These vendors are here throughout the year but we brought them all together for this once-a-year event.
Campus Center Terrace, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

CENTER STAGE FEATURING MICHAEL HARRISON

Michael Harrison is an extraordinarily talented ventriloquist, puppeteer and comedian. Michael recently took his talents to a new level when he appeared on America’s Got Talent, where he finished as one of the semi-finalists.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, Noon

STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE 101

Sponsored by Health Services and Aetna Insurance. Come learn about your new student health insurance from Aetna.
Campus Center, Rm. 3540, 12 -1 p.m.

STATE OF THE STUDENT ADDRESS

Sponsored by The Student Senate. Come join the Undergraduate Student Government as they kick off the year! Meet your student body representatives and voice your concerns. You may also find ways to get involved and help expand the UMass Boston community. Make a mark on YOUR campus!
Campus Center, University Dining Hall, 1 -2:30 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE

Sponsored by The Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Campus Center Plaza, 3 p.m.

CONSTRUCTION STOP

Sponsored by Graduate Studies
Stop by for a snack on your way to class.
Campus Center, Second Floor Catwalk, 3 p.m.

NEXT STOP...ATHLETICS

Women’s Tennis vs. Lesley University
Boston College High School, 3 p.m.

HIGH RISE EDUCATION
Introduction to Graduate Writing:

Presenters: Meesh McCarthy and Staff of the Graduate Writing Center.
Please RSVP to Graduate.Studies@umb.edu, 4:30 -6 p.m.

HIGH RISE EDUCATION
Using Library Resources and Online Services

These are drop-in sessions. Presenters: George Hart and Library Staff
Healey Library Classroom 015, 4th Floor, 4:30 -5:30 p.m.

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