UMass Boston

Dorchester History Initiative Series | March 15, 2017

Two UMass graduate students will spotlight two very different versions of Dorchester's grassroots community activism from four decades ago: >> Read More

A Night of Jazz | Oct. 27


Honoring: Representative- Gloria L. Fox (7th Suffolk District) and Joseph Maher, Jr. General Counsel (Steward Health Care System)

When: October 27 at 6pm

Where: Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd.


For more information please call 617-529-5589 or email

Concerts at Castle Island | Aug. 6

Berklee, WUMB 91.9 FM, UMass Boston and the DCR have teamed up to bring free live music to Castle Island. Musical genres will blend between folk, bluegrass, and pop.

Come early and make a day of it! Swim at Pleasure Bay, enjoy a free tour of Fort Independence between noon and 3:30 pm with the Castle Island Association, grab lunch at Sullivan's or just relax in the shade!

Parking fills up early so public transportation is encouraged!

When: August 6 from 2pm-4pm

Where: Castle Island, 2010 Day Boulevard, South Boston 02127



Basketball For Peace Tournament | April 22

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley's 8th Annual Basketball for Peace Tournament at UMass Boston, Clark Athletic Center. Join them for a fun filled day of..

  • Hoops (tournament for youth ages 12-15)
  • Food
  • Music
  • Awards
  • Raffles

With special guest speaker Jermaine Wiggins, H0T 96.9 DJ and former New Englasnd Patriots Player.


When: Friday, April 22, 2016, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Where: 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston

RSVP: Michael Roberts, or Tanya Brussa-Pagan or call 617-619-4000

Recycle Hazardous Waste! | June 13

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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off, Paper Shredding, Clothing andTextiles! Residents may bring up to 50 pounds of products labeled toxic, flammable, reactive, corrosive, or poisonous, such as: oil-based paint, motor oil, pesticides, solvents, glues, bleach or ammonia-based cleaners, weed killers, photo chemicals, pool chemicals, tires, propane tanks, car batteries, and used motor oil. Materials will be safely disposed of free of charge.

Paper Shredding will be available at this location. Residents may bring up to 20 boxes of paper to be shredded and recycled

Electronics are not accepted. Televisions and Computer monitors are collected curbside by appointment.  Call 617-635-4500 or online at to schedule.

No commercial waste will be accepted.! **Proof of residency required!

No Latex/Acrylic paint allowed!


When: Saturday, June 13th

9:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Where: UMASS Boston

Parking Lot D, Dorchester

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Community Forum for Friend, Family, and Neighbor Caregivers | June 6

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The Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children (BTWIC) is hosting a community forum for family, friend, and neighbor caregivers at the UMass Boston Campus Center. Family, friend, and neighbor caregivers include grandparents, other relatives, and friends who regularly take care of children while parents work or attend school. 



When: Saturday, June 6th

8:45AM - 12:00PM

Where: UMass Boston Campus Center

Columbia Point, Dorchester

To register: or

For more info: call (617)425-0002


FREE Screening of Homme Less | March 26

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As part of the Winter/Spring Film Series at UMass Boston, there will be a FREE screening of Homme Less. It tells the story of a homeless yet successful model who sleeps on the rooftop of a building and gallivants throughout New York City by day.


When: Thursday, March 26th


Where: UMass Boston Campus Center

Ballroom C

View the trailer here:

Pitching Clinics at UMass Boston | Feb 15 and 22

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UMass Boston is offering baseball pitching and hitting clinics for youth ages 13 and older and children 12 and under! Sign up today for both sessions and receive a discount! 

Each session will introduce new concepts and drills to improve technique. Hitters will focus on grip, balance, load, follow through, and proper swing path to improve consistency at the plate. Pitchers will focus on grip, release point, follow through, balance, and stride to improve control. The clinic will incorporate many of the same drills used by the UMass Boston Baseball team.


When: Sundays, February 15th and 22nd

9:00AM –10:30AM Hitting - 12 & Under

9:00AM–10:30AM Pitching - 13 & Older

10:30AM –12:00PM Hitting - 13 & Older

10:30AM–12:00PM Pitching -12 & Under 

Where: UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center >> Read More

YPN's 4th Annual Leadership Development Conference: The Road Not Discovered | Nov. 15

YPN's 4th Annual Leadership Development Conference: The Road Not Discovered | No


November 15, 2014
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrisey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125.
Ryan Lounge
McCormack Hall 3rd Floor

The purpose of this conference is to provide participants with information and resources for career and professional development, and to engage young professionals in dialogue on issues that are important to them. This year’s theme, “The Road Not Discovered”, will focus on stimulating ingenuity and creativity to help young professionals on their journey towards greater personal and professional success.

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Beaches Commission Public Meeting | February 1

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 the Metropolitan Beaches Commission will hold a public meeting at the UMass Boston Campus Center from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

The meeting will discuss and amke way of how to make them vital and find different strategies on how to improve them. If you are able to attend the Feb. 1 meeting, please take a moment to RSVP by email to, or by phone to 617-451-2860.

Driving and Parking Directions

The public meeting will take place at UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester, MA 02125. It will be held in the Campus Center Building in the 3rd floor Ballroom. There will be parking available in the South Parking Lot for $6. Please note that the parking lot is marked as student parking only, but it is ok to park there for the public meeting. UMass Boston is also accessible by public transportation via the MBTA Red Line’s JFK/Umass stop with a 5 minute shuttle ride to campus.

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