We are Beacons. Now, you're one too. 

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard to get here, and now you’ve done it – so take a moment and celebrate with the people who matter most to you.

The truth is, you’re only just getting started. You’ve got an exciting journey ahead, filled with all kinds of opportunities. Like researching more effective ways to protect the Boston Harbor against climate change. Tracing the historical roots of school segregation in Washington D.C. Studying female self-portraiture through a feminist lens. Whatever question, problem, or practice ignites you, we will be here to fuel the fire. That’s what Beacons do.

Here's what happens next:

You're already on your way, but there are a few important next steps to becoming a part of the UMass Boston community:

A community unlike any other.

There's an energy to this place that's hard to explain. Always alive, active, in motion. Students from all over the U.S. and the world. Unparalleled research opportunities. Over 100 clubs and students orgs. And 120+ acres overlooking the Boston Harbor. We can’t wait for you to be part of it. Until then, learn more about us - there's a lot to take in. 

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