- Orientation & New Students
Welcome, New Beacons!
Start your journey at UMass Boston.
Congratulations on making UMass Boston your choice as the place you will learn and grow over the next few years. Whether you are new to college or transferring from another institution, New Student & Family Programs seeks to assist you in making a successful transition to Boston's only public university.
Let's Get Started Together
Register for New Student Orientation
Begin your UMass Boston experience by meeting your classmates and learning how to start your journey on the right track!
New Student Programs is tasked with the onboarding of each new student, as well as providing continuous support throughout their tenure at UMass Boston. With resources beyond the orientation experience, our office works closely with campus partners to create an immersive and supportive environment for each of our students. We are proud to be an age-friendly office dedicated to evolving the traditional student narrative and pioneering one of care, justice, collaboration, learning, and integrity.