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My UMass Boston Video Contest

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  • Voting for the 2013 My UMass Boston Video Contest has ended.

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It’s his. It’s hers. It’s ours. It’s yours. It’s . . . “My UMass Boston!” And it’s a student video contest.

We want you (or you and some friends) to make a video, and show us how UMass Boston is special to you. Grab a video camera, cell phone, Flip—whatever you’ve got—and be creative. Be honest. Be inspired. Don’t be shy! Show us in 30 seconds what makes this university unique to you, and ...

You could win big!

You have until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 to create a video that demonstrates what UMass Boston means to you—and enter to win up to $500!

Videos will be judged on overall quality, creativity, strength of the message/story presented, quality of videography and editing, musical accompaniment (if any), and special effects (if any). Cash prize recipients must be in financial good standing with the university’s bursar’s office.

*All of the eligible videos will be posted on UMass Boston's YouTube channel on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Web visitors will have until Friday, April 12 at 5 p.m. to vote for their favorite. Whichever video receives the most "likes" by the deadline will be named the winner. The winner of the People's Choice award can also win one of the other three prizes, meaning entrants can win a maximum of $500.

Who Can Enter?

The My UMass Boston student video contest is open to all UMass Boston students enrolled in at least one for-credit course.

How to Enter

How to Vote

Vote for your favorite 2013 entry; the one with the most “likes” gets $100.

  1. Go to the 2013 My UMass Boston Video Contest playlist on UMass Boston's YouTube channel.
  2. Click on the "like" button.

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Winning Videos

Watch Albert Chen's winning video from the 2011 contest:



Watch Anastasia Karelina's winning video from the 2010 contest:




Contact if you have any questions.

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