We are a university committed to personalized teaching and innovative research with a mission to serve as an intellectual catalyst for Southeastern Massachusetts as a regional research university. The members of our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their scholarly and creative works. Service learning and community engagement are valued aspects of our students' education.
UMass Dartmouth guarantees you on-campus housing as a Navitas at UMass Dartmouth student, once you return the UMass Dartmouth Housing Contract. Please note that Housing Contracts should be returned at least 4 weeks before the start of the semester. As a resident on-campus, you will join the 4,200 other students making the most of their college experience and will have even greater opportunity to take advantage of the campus lifestyle and facilities. The residence halls provide a safe, clean, and well maintained living environment. There are special programs to guide you through the first year, with both professional staff and student resident assistants (RAs) to help with questions and problems.
Campus life at UMass Dartmouth offers many choices to students. Opportunities to attend concerts, socials, and educational lectures are constantly available to Navitas students on the UMass Dartmouth campus.Academic and leadership opportunitiesThe Donald C. Howard Leadership Program is devised to give students leadership experience and training. The program is designed around a multi-level curriculum consisting of required and elective workshops. Throughout these one-hour interactive workshops students learn the theories of leadership, learn who they are as a leader, and learn methods and tools to apply what they learned to their everyday life. This program is great for students interested in furthering their leadership skills or for students who just want to learn about certain aspects of leadership.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.