What's nearby?

Our 710-acre campus is on the SouthCoast of Massachusetts, between Providence, RI and Cape Cod—just one hour from Boston.

Within a mile of campus

You'll find everything you need—from food to electronics—at places like Target, Walmart, and Stop & Shop. The Dartmouth Mall has 75 stores, including Macy's and Old Navy, as well as a 12-screen movie theater.

Downtown New Bedford is a short ride away, and features specialty shops, restaurants, and galleries. Fall River is fewer than 10 miles west of campus, and offers running trails, cafes, and exhibits and live music performances at the Narrows Center for the Arts.

Convenient location

We are only 35 minutes from Providence and Newport, an hour from Boston, and just minutes from the beach.

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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
  • BJ’s Club
  • Cumberland Farms
  • Mobil
  • Shell
  • Stop & Shop
  • Charlton Memorial, Fall River
  • North Dartmouth Medical Walk-In
  • Saint Anne’s Hospital, Fall River
  • St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford
  • 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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