University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is on a 710-acre campus in a suburban setting in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, not far from Boston and Providence. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth also has fraternities and sororities.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has a thriving Outdoor Club. In fact, more students participate in Outdoor Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth include Ski and Snowboard Club, 20 Cent Fiction, Relay for Life and UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth community comes together each year for Homecoming Weekend, Welcome Back Week and Unifest.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most University of Massachusetts Dartmouth students live off campus. In 2021, 11% of undergrads at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 89% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. There are 4,016 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,027 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 669 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Massachusetts Dartmouth there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, take Interstate 195 to North Dartmouth, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to T.F. Green airport.
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