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Current Students

SMAST graduate student blog, an unofficial website for graduate students and alumni of SMAST at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth. For official information, you are urged to visit the SMASTIMS, or UMass Dartmouth websites. We hope that you find this information helpful to guide you through your graduate student experience at SMAST.

2015-16 SMAST orientation materials

The following materials are included in the 2015-16 SMAST orientation packet. For updates or additional information, please check the SMAST graduate student blog.

In the Area

UMass Dartmouth has lots to offer not only on-campus, but in the surrounding area as well. Listed below are some popular businesses within 15 minutes of campus. Many of these businesses also accept UMD Dollars* or offer discounts.

Restaurants 

  • Applebee’s*
  • Ayur-Shri
  • Azuma Asian Bistro
  • Brazilian Grill
  • Brick Oven Pizzeria
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Busters Sports Bar & Grill
  • Cafe Arpeggio*
  • China Belle Restaurant
  • Dartmouth’s Own
  • Roast Beef & Pizza
  • Destination Soup*
  • DNB Burgers
  • Dream Sweet Froyo
  • Fay’s Restaurant
  • Fiesta Mexican
  • Freestones
  • Friendly’s*
  • From the Seoul
  • Good Friends Chinese
  • Gumbo Restaurant
  • IHOP
  • Lebanese Pita Pocket
  • Max’s Pizza & Wings
  • Metro Pizza
  • Mirasol’s Cafe Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub*
  • No Problemo
  • Not Your Average Joe’s
  • Old Country Buffet
  • Olive Garden
  • Palace Pizza
  • Papa Gino’s*
  • Panera Bread
  • Peking Garden Chinese Buffet
  • Persy’s Place
  • Riccardi’s
  • Ruby Tuesday’s
  • Sail Loft
  • Taphouse Grille*
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • TGI Friday’s*
  • Thai Taste
  • Tia Maria’s European Cafe*
  • Wasabi
  • Ying’s Dynasty
  • Yogurt City

 

Transportation

  • DATTCO bus from campus to Boston
  • SRTA Bus from campus to Fall River and New Bedford
  • Corsair Shuttle from campus to select nearby stores/restaurants
  • New Bedford/Martha’s Vineyard Ferry
  • Commuter Rail to Boston (Lakeville)
  • Zip Car on campus

Fast Food 

  • Burger King
  • Chipotle
  • Cold Stone Creamery
  • Domino’s*
  • Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Five Guys*
  • McDonalds
  • New York Bagel
  • Subway*
  • Taco Bell
  • Tropical Smoothie
  • Wendy’s

 

Groceries 

  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Market Basket
  • Shaw’s
  • Stop & Shop

 

Shopping

  • Dartmouth Mall
    including Macy’s, Hollister, American Eagle, Journey’s, Old Navy, Francesca’s, and many more
  • AC Moore
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bed, Bath and Beyond
  • Best Buy
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Christmas Tree Shop
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Home Depot
  • Kohl’s
  • Lowe’s
  • Michael’s Crafts
  • Newbury Comics
  • Office Max
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Target
  • TJ Maxx
  • Vanity Fair Outlet
  • Wal-Mart

 

Pharmacies

  • CVS*
  • Rite-Aid*
  • Walgreens

 

Gas Stations

  • BJ’s Club
  • Cumberland Farms
  • Mobil*
  • Shell
  • Stop & Shop

Healthcare

  • Charlton Memorial, Fall River
  • North Dartmouth Medical Walk-In
  • Saint Anne’s Hospital, Fall River
  • St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford

Athletic facilities

  • Carabiner’s
  • Club Fitness
  • Dartmouth Total Fitness
  • Gold’s Gym
  • Planet Fitness
  • Work Out World

 

Banks

  • Bank of America
  • Bay Coast Bank
  • Bristol County Savings Bank
  • Citizens Bank
  • Sovereign Bank
  • St. Anne’s Credit Union

 

Attractions

  • AMC Movie Theater
  • Buttonwood Zoo
  • Caddyshack (mini-golf)
  • Dartmouth Indoor Tennis
  • Demarest Lloyd State Park
  • Flagship Cinemas
  • Gallery X
  • Hetland Memorial Ice Arena
  • Holiday Lanes Bowling
  • Horseneck Beach
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum
  • Ocean’s 18 (mini-golf)
  • Whaling City Golf Course
  • Wonder Bowl Bowling Alley
  • Zeiterion Theatre

 

Hotels

  • Best Western
  • Comfort Inn
  • Days Inn
  • Hampton Inn
  • Marriott–Residence Inn
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