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About the SouthCoast

About the SouthCoast

The UMass Dartmouth campus in Massachusetts, between Providence, RI, and Cape Cod—and just 60 miles south of Boston and minutes from the beach.

Housing

UMass Dartmouth offers limited graduate housing. There are numerous apartment options in New Bedford and Fall River, which are both close to the Law School. There is free shuttle service from downtown New Bedford and from the main campus.

Convenient access

UMass Dartmouth is conveniently located with major highway access from Route 128, Route 93, Route 495 and Route 195.

Directions

Planes, trains, buses & boats

After hours

Within a mile of campus, you'll find everything you need—from shopping, to restaurants, to entertainment. The area offers beaches, running trails, cafes, art exhibits and live music.

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 UMDollars or offer discounts.

  • 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
  • Sail Loft
  • Taphouse Grille
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • TGI Friday’s
  • Tia Maria’s European Cafe
  • Ying’s Dynasty
  • Yogurt City
  • 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
  • Burger King
  • Chipotle
  • Cold Stone Creamery
  • Domino’s
  • Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Five Guys
  • McDonalds
  • New York Bagel
  • Subway
  • Taco Bell
  • Tropical Smoothie
  • Wendy’s
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Market Basket
  • Shaw’s
  • Stop & Shop
  • 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
  • CVS
  • Rite-Aid
  • Walgreens
  • Charlton Memorial, Fall River
  • North Dartmouth Medical Walk-In
  • Saint Anne’s Hospital, Fall River
  • St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford
  • BJ’s Club
  • Cumberland Farms
  • Mobil
  • Shell
  • Stop & Shop
  • Carabiner’s
  • Club Fitness
  • Dartmouth Total Fitness
  • Gold’s Gym
  • Planet Fitness
  • Work Out World
  • Bank of America
  • Bay Coast Bank
  • Bristol County Savings Bank
  • Citizens Bank
  • Sovereign Bank
  • St. Anne’s Credit Union
  • 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 Art Museum
  • New Bedford National Historical Park
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum
  • Seaman's Bethel
  • Whaling City Golf Course
  • Wonder Bowl Bowling Alley
  • Zeiterion Theatre
  • Best Western
  • Comfort Inn
  • Days Inn
  • Hampton Inn
  • Marriott–Residence Inn
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