UMass Dartmouth traces its roots to 1895, when the state legislature chartered two textile schools: New Bedford Textile School and the Bradford Durfee Textile School.
As the region’s economic base shifted from textiles to more diverse manufacturing and service industries, the colleges changed, too. They diversified their curricula, responding to the needs of new generations of students.
UMass Dartmouth will be a globally recognized premier research university committed to inclusion, access, advancement of knowledge, student success, and community engagement.
UMass Dartmouth cultivates a vital and vibrant culture of research, scholarship, and innovation that reflects:
The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) supports the professional development of junior, mid-career, and senior faculty to achieve success, productivity, and satisfaction at each stage of their academic careers.
Based on a recommendation from the university's strategic plan, the Office of Faculty Development brings together all of the university's faculty development programs and initiatives, such as the New Faculty Institute and the Center for Teaching Excellence, under the direction of one office to ensure effective faculty development.
UMass Dartmouth is committed to providing equal educational opportunities for all students. Students who have disabilities on our campus are offered a variety of services to accommodate his/her disability so that students will have complete access to University academic programs.
The library offers instruction in the use and evaluation of library and information resources to UMass Dartmouth students at all levels, from first year courses to advanced graduate seminars. The /find/instruction librarians are eager to work with faculty members to design class sessions geared to specific courses and specific assignments.
We can evaluate and treat most problems, such as:
The MacLean Campus Center is the heart of student life on campus. Corsair Cafe, Mondos, 2Mato, Wendy's, the Campus Store, Mail and Package Services, UMass Pass--it's all here in the Campus Center.
Open gym schedule everyday starting 8am.
There are 5 fraternities and 4 sororities formed at the Organisation, such as
UMass Dartmouth has full accreditation by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.