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UMassD Open House

We're looking forward to seeing you on campus

Saturday, October 17
Sunday, November 8

  • Learn more about our 5 colleges and 82 academic programs
  • Meet faculty and students
  • Tour residence halls
  • Talk with Housing and Financial Aid staff
  • Optional activities after 1pm

Please RVSP by:
Oct. 9 for Oct. 17 Open House
Oct. 30 for Nov. 8 Open House

Register for Open House

Schedule for October 17

Parking & Transportation: Park in Lots 15, 16 & 17. Take shuttles to the Tripp Athletic Center for morning welcome. At the end of the day, pick up shuttles at the Library for a ride back to your car.

All registered attendees will receive a complete agenda via email the week of the event. Printed copies will be available at check-in.

Morning welcome, Tripp Athletic Center


Check-in & refreshments


College tables & tours of the athletic facilities


Introduction & welcome


Dismissals to Academic Sessions


Academic Sessions


Various locations, by college—see emailed/printed schedule for details

Classrooms and labs, college overviews, presentations, mock classroom experiences



Lunch & Corsair Fair, Campus Quad


Browse the Corsair Fair, have lunch on the Quad, and take tours of residence halls and athletic facilities.


New England fare in food tents on the campus quad, as part of Fall Family Festival. Show your Open House wristband for lunch or snacks.


Presenting UMassD

Information sessions at various Library locations

12, 1, 1:30pm

First-year admissions

12, 1pm

Within Reach: Cost, Value & Financial Aid


Pre-Law information


Honors information


Transfer admissions


Pre-Health & Pre-Med




First-year residence hall tours

Ride a Corsair shuttle from the Library to first-year housing. Staff will be available at Roberts Hall for tours and to answer questions. Tour lasts approximately 30-40 minutes and is part-shuttle and part-walking.

12:15, 12:45 & 1:15pm

Upperclassmen apartment tours

Guided walking tour lasts approximately 40 minutes; leaves from the Library Living Room.


Athletic facilities tour

Guided walking tour lasts approximately 45 minutes; leaves from the Library Living Room.


CVPA Star Store tours & portfolio reviews  

Tours of our downtown arts campus, just 8 miles/15 minutes from campus: 715 Purchase Street, New Bedford. Tours begin in the Star Store lobby. CVPA portfolio reviews begin at 1pm. Free parking at the Zeiterion Theater Parking Garage. Driving directions to the Star Store campus


While you're here . . .

Campus Store open, 11am-5pm, Campus Center lower level

Fall Family Festival Open House guests are welcome to participate in our Fall Family Festival occurring simultaneously with Open House, Oct. 17. Show your Open House wristband for lunch or snacks in the food tents.



GNAC Golf Championships at Allendale Country Club, 1047 Allen Street, Dartmouth MA


Field Hockey vs. Plymouth State, Cressy Field


Women’s Tennis vs. Western Connecticut, Tripp Athletic Center


Women’s Soccer vs. Keene State, Cressy Field