UMass Boston


University Resources for Behavioral and Educational Skills Training at UMass Boston

To ensure the health and safety of our faculty, students, staff, and surrounding community, UMass Boston will continue to operate in hybrid fashion, with some courses lodged on campus and others continuing in remote modality. Many answers about the campus's response to the coronavirus can be found in our special section.

Welcome to UMB-UR-BEST!

UMB-UR-BEST (or University Resources for Behavioral and Educational Skills Training) is aimed at increasing mental-health support to students (graduate and undergraduate) at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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Resources4U contains several carefully chosen resources for the UMass Boston community that offer support related to mental health and wellness, basic needs insecurity, academic success and remote learning, and the needs of vulnerable and marginalized groups. If you are a UMass Boston student seeking support, student resources can be found here. In addition, resources for staff, faculty, advisor, or other person seeking to support students can be found here.  

Please note that many of these offices on campus are providing support on-campus and virtually:


If you require assistance identifying mental health and academic support resources, please contact us ( and we can help connect you to different resources and sources of support, or we may be able to help your office or department develop new resources.


Watch the video below to learn more about our mission and the services we provide to the campus community:


100 Morrissey Blvd.

BostonMA 02125