University of Massachusetts Boston Off Campus Apartments
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People are aMASSing in MASSachusetts to attend University of Massachusetts, Boston and live in MASSive off-campus apartments!
MASSively Awesome Opportunities
At UMass, Boston, academia reigns. Students are awarded with amazing facilities provided by this public school, and have the chance to choose from a wide range of courses. Things like the Honors Program, which enables students to delve deeper into their area of study, or the Fellowships Program that helps students become competitive applicants for fellowships, make this school really stand out. Going to UMass allows students to gain the ability to do anything, and it also means they can be part of a community.
MASSter Apartment Hunter
So what don’t they teach you at this wonder school? How to be MASSter apartment hunters! Finding a place in a city is hard, and finding a place in a city as cool as Boston (a place that seems to be built for students and is home to tons of colleges, museums, galleries, historic sights, theater venues, etc.) is even harder. Start your education on how to be a MASSter apartment hunter now, and check out our apartment search guides. Keep in mind that even though UMass is a commuter school that does not provide on-campus housing, it is located conveniently next to a few apartment complexes!
MASSquerades and Parties
Going to school in Boston is a privilege, since students have to make almost no effort to find something to do. The school itself is located right near the harbor, giving it a tranquil vibe, but once you enter the heart of the city, you will find a much more upbeat and active atmosphere. Students enjoy their weekends with a cheap drink at places like Biddy Early’s in the Financial District at 141 Pear St. For a more relaxed lounge, take a date to Drink. During the day, students also like to roam the museums, take walks in the many parks, catch a movie, or just hang by the harbor. If you want to be a true MASSter UMass student, you should throw a MASSquerade in your new off-campus apartment!
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Map & Local Information
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What's the weather like in Boston?
Cold, wet winters and warm to hot and humid summers. Boston is the kind of town where you collect outerwear! Seriously, because you walk almost everywhere, you have different types of raincoats, overcoats and summer coats. It's typical New England with a little coastal weather thrown in for interest.
Are there any libraries or cultural destinations close to Charlestown?
Opened in 1862 and relocated to its current location on Charlestown's Main Street in 1970, the Charlestown Branch Library features an outstanding selection of books, including an extensive collection of local history manuscripts. The library also boasts a monthly book discussion group, a bi-monthly writers' group, and activities for children such as toddler story hours. An array of programs are also available to Charlestown residents including reading readiness classes for children and an assortment of music, cultural, and general lecture programs each spring and fall. Take advantage of the sunny summer days and enjoy your favorite classic book on one of the benches in the library's garden.
Are there big sporting events that people in Boston enjoy attending?
Yes. Boston is home to several professional sports teams. The Boston Red Sox of the MLB play at Boston's famous Fenway Park. The Boston Bruins of the NHL and the Boston Celtics of the NBA both play at TD Banknorth Garden. The New England Patriots play at Gillette Stadium.