In September 2018, the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) campus will be transformed when a new, state-of-the-art $120-million dollar, 260,000-square foot residential community open exclusively for domestic and international first-year students.
UMass Boston is a public, research university located just minutes from downtown Boston. Its new on-campus residentialcommunity offers more than just dorms; it provides students the ease of living on-campus with the excitement of having one of America’s most vibrant cities just outside their door.
What Makes UMass Boston Resident Life So Great
UMass Boston is an oceanfront campus with stunning views of Boston Harbor. The new residential community puts you right in the middle of this gorgeous part of the city. With the JFK/UMass subway stop just steps from the residential community, you have access to everything Boston has to offer.
The residential community is made up of fully furnished double and triple rooms. On top of that, it features vibrant indoor and outdoor common areas and flexible living and learning spaces.
This modern community is designed with your security and comfort in mind. The building includes a 24-hour service desk, building and bedroom card access, safety cameras and Resident Assistants on every floor.
Some of the other features include:
- An all-you-can-eat dining hall within the building
- Community kitchens
- 24-hour laundry room
- High-speed internet
- Convenience store
The new residential community is designed to make your first year at UMass Boston as easy as possible. Great location and all-you-can-eat food aside, the most important part of on-campus living compared to living off campus is the supportive peer community that will help you excel throughout your college experience.
Set Yourself Up for Success with On-Campus Living at UMass Boston
Not only does living on campus give you a leg up academically, but it won’t break the bank at the same time. The new residential community is competitively priced for downtown Boston. A 350-square-foot Triple Unit with Private Bath is priced at $9,000 per academic year. The 250-square-foot Double Units with Private Bath are just $10,899 per academic year.
Housing is not guaranteed for all first-year students and there are a limited number of rooms available, which means you should jump on this opportunity!