UMass Boston

Student Success Center

Our Mission:

The staff at the CSM Student Success Center are dedicated to providing strengths-based advising in order to inspire students to realize their true purpose, and to:  

  • Energize students to engage in deep learning, and to acquire relevant knowledge & work-place competencies.  
  • Transition new students to the academic rigors of university life.
  • Provide enrichment opportunities via the Freshmen Success Communities and college-wide events.
  • Guide students to pursue purposeful pathways that are aligned with their academic/professional interests, talents, and values.
  • Help students start and stay on track by empowering them to carefully plan their degree requirements each semester.
  • Connect students to key campus resources supporting their overall well-being, social development, and career planning needs.
  • Provide opportunities for students to develop into productive citizens and apply their knowledge, talents, and skills for the betterment of society at large.

Advising Drop-in Schedule: Virtual & In-Person: 

  • Tuesdays: 10:00am - 11:30am
  • Wednesdays: 1:00pm- 2:30pm
  • Thursdays: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Sign in for Drop-Ins on our Intake Form where a Zoom link will be provided for students seeking virtual advising. You will be able to sign up for a drop-in session at the start time of a session.

Helpful Resource Links: 

Visit or Contact Us:
Wheatley Hall, 4th floor, suite 151
Phone: 617-287-4846

Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 8:30am -5:00pm

Meet the Staff