As an anchor institution and a powerful catalyst for economic, social, and cultural development in our region and throughout the Commonwealth and beyond, UMass Dartmouth is committed to playing a leading role in our region and in the communities we serve. We do so through partnerships and strategic collaborations with public, private, and non-profit institutions and by targeted programming designed to maximize the positive impact of the region’s sole research university on the people and communities of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and beyond.
Business Engagement Center
Connecting businesses to UMass Dartmouth’s talent pipeline.
Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Cultivating university research and industry expertise to create new jobs and new companies throughout the region.
Six public higher education institutions in Southeastern Massachusetts collaborating for student success.
Early College Initiatives
Collaborating with K-12 schools districts to create pathways that expand access to affordable and high-quality higher education.
Empowering problem-solving, exploration, and innovation vital to the 21st-century workplace.
Advocating for UMass Dartmouth by building relationships with Massachusetts city and town officials, state legislators, and executive branch officials.
Town of Dartmouth
Working together to uphold the values of cooperation and civic responsibility, and to strengthen the educational, cultural, and economic fabric of the community.
Leduc Center for Civic Engagement
UMass Dartmouth students contribute thousands of hours of service to the surrounding community. The Leduc Center meets the dual challenges of community need and active student learning.
Strategic Communications & Media Relations
Promoting the University and the accomplishments of its students, faculty, and staff to internal and external audiences.
Conferencing & Events
Event planning services available to on-campus and off-campus organizations hosting big or small events at the university.