We've listed many of the support agencies available for students on our campus. In your role as professor or advisor, you may occasionally need information about these services.
The Academic Advising Center provides academic advising, primarily for Liberal Arts Undeclared Majors (LAUs). In addition, forms listing degree, major/minor, and General Education (GenEd) requirements are available here, as are advisors working with the study abroad program.
The Career Resources Center focuses on the workplace as it relates to students. Work study, other types of student employment, and internships are all arranged here. In addition, the center periodically runs job fairs for students.
The Counseling Center offers free services to all students in the areas of personal counseling, issues regarding adjustment to college, workshops on time management, group counseling, etc.
Health Services keeps an on-campus office, with regular hours, where students with many minor health concerns can be seen. Health Services staff will refer students with major health concerns to the appropriate provider.
The Honors Program gives students with a GPA of 3.2 or higher the chance to participate in any honors activity. Honors classes typically have a smaller enrollment, and classes may be interdisciplinary and likely to be innovative.
The Women’s Resource Center offers "cultural opportunities that further women's personal and professional development, through workshops, events, and classes; and promotes a broader understanding of the diverse experiences of all women." Men are welcome.
The Frederick Douglass Unity House was created in response to the increasing diversity of our students at UMass Dartmouth. Unity House provides a "supportive environment for the academic, cultural, recreational and social pursuits of the UMass Dartmouth students of color."
The Pride Alliance supports students, faculty, and staff of all sexualities.
The goal of the Division of Student Affairs is that all students achieve their potential, both academically and socially. To support this effort, the Office of Student Affairs manages a variety of campus activities.
Office of Housing and Residential Life oversees housing, both on and off campus, food service, and other aspects of students' lives outside of the classroom.