The Navitas at UMass Boston University Pathway Program (UPP) offers an excellent pathway into Year 2 of a University of Massachusetts Boston Bachelors degree. If you are thinking about completing your university degree in the U.S, but are worried about how you will cope at an overseas university, or if your English level is not quite high enough, Navitas at UMass Boston is the perfect solution. Through our pathway program, you will be studying at the University of Massachusetts Boston campus and will become a UMass Boston student upon admission. You will experience small class sizes which will ensure maximum opportunity for class discussion and individualized attention. You will also receive the extra care and support you need to ensure that you succeed in your studies in the U.S.We hope you'll find the information you need on this website. I look forward to personally welcoming you to Navitas at UMass Boston.
As a student with Navitas at UMass Boston, you can benefit from living in the metropolitan area or in one of the city's outlying neighborhoods. Navitas at UMass Boston has relationships with local apartment complexes and can help you find a safe and affordable place to live.We would advise any student planning to come to UMass Boston, to make their housing arrangements in advance. Click here to download the housing guide in BostonHousing partnershipsThis offers a variety of special housing arrangements like reduced rates, provisions for deposits, and furnished units. The closest housing complexes are Harbor Point Apartments.Roommate matchingThis is a two-way process where both parties explain who they are and what kind of people they would like to live with. It's designed to connect you with prospective roommates, so you can get to know each other before you decide to proceed.HomestayFor students interested in a homestay accommodations, Navitas as UMass Boston will liaise with a reputable homestay service in Boston. Homestay locations will be within reasonable proximity to the UMass Boston campus using public transportation. Accommodation will include living with a host family, breakfast and dinner each day, a furnished room, and access to public transportation. Monthly costs for Boston homestay are around $900 USD per month and may vary slightly depending on the placement.
Navitas at UMass Boston is located at the University of Massachusetts Boston Campus. Being on campus means you have full access to all campus facilities making your transition to university life a lot easier.Activities and leadershipThe Office of Student Activities can help you make the most of your time at UMass Boston, by providing information about opportunities outside the classroom.If you aspire to a student leadership position, are looking for student employment, or want to access the many resources and services, the staff at Student Activities can help. Recognized Student OrganizationsRecognized Student Organizations (RSOs) are clubs and organizations funded by undergraduate fees. As an undergraduate student, you're welcome to join any RSO, or to start an RSO surrounding a particular area of interest. Current RSOs include Anime and Magna Club, Business and Marketing Club, Cricket Club, Fashion Club, Information Technology Club, Jazz Club, Psychology, Sailing Club, Student Athlete Advisory Council as well as country specific student associations. umb.collegiatelink.net/organizationsThe Beacon Fitness CenterThe University of Massachusetts Boston's Beacon Fitness Center is for the sole use of the students, alumni, staff and faculty of UMass Boston and offers a friendly, healthy environment for people of all abilities to enjoy. The staff are all professionally trained and can provide instruction on personal fitness and health concerns. The range of programs on offer, includes free exercise program design, group exercise classes, orientations and fitness assessments.
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