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UMassD Welcome Center

Meet with an admissions counselor, in person or virtually, and receive a conditional decision on the spot. After you’ve been accepted, you’ll be able to speak with a financial aid counselor and receive a conditional financial aid award including a merit scholarship.

Thursday, April 29
9am – 6pm

Sunday, May 16
11am – 3pm


Here’s all you need to do before your appointment: 

  1. apply via the Common App using code UMD2021 to waive the application fee
  2. email your transcript with the subject line "Instant Decision" to for first-year applicants and for international applicants
  3. complete your FAFSA

No time to finish your application before the appointment? We’ll still be able to give you a preliminary decision.

Note: decisions are made on the assumption that if you apply after the session with the same information provided in the on-the-spot session, the decision will be honored. 

Transfer applicants: For virtual on-the-spot decisions, please refer to transfer events.


Visit us virtually

Visit us from anywhere, at any time.
Take a virtual tour of the UMass Dartmouth campus.