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2016-2017 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog
UMass Dartmouth
  Jan 21, 2018
2016-2017 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Directions for Correspondence or Inquiries

By mail or e-mail


Departments receive mail through a central post office. Address correspondence as follows:

Name of Individual (if known)
Name of Department
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

Internet addresses use a standard format:
[(first initial)(lastname)]
They can be looked up at

By Phone


The University has a central switchboard and also direct-dial phone lines. The partial listing given below will assist one in finding key people. The University maintains an automated voice-recognition directory at its central number. Also, there is an online directory at []. Switchboard staff are ready to assist, weekdays 8:30-5:00 pm. Most offices also have fax numbers.

Central phone number: 508 999-8000

Office Hours


University office hours are generally 8:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday. The University Enrollment Center is sometimes open until 7:00pm on some weeknights, as are some other offices. The Library has a broader schedule of hours. Campus security can be contacted at all hours, at 508-999-8107.

We recommend that you call ahead for an appointment.

The University has a voice mail system; please leave a message for your party if calling after hours.

Inquiries should be addressed to the following offices or officers:

Topic Officer or Office Phone
AREA 508
AREA 508
Academics, General Office of the Provost/Academic Affairs 999-8024     999-8375
  Arts & Sciences (including Education) Dean, College of Arts & Sciences 999-8352    999-9125 
  Business Dean, Charlton College of Business 999-8432    999-8776 
  Engineering Dean, College of Engineering 999-8539   999-9137
  Nursing Dean, College of Nursing  999-8586    999-9127 
  Visual and Performing Arts Dean, College of Visual & Performing Arts  999-9295    999-9126 
  Marine Science & Technology Dean, School for Marine Sciences & Technology  999-8193    999-8197 
Academic Advising (undergraduate) Director, University Academic Advising 999-8758     999-8850
Accounts—Student Bursar 999-8087     910-6643 
Administration & Finance Division of Fiscal Affairs 999-9130     999-9138 
Admissions, Alternative (undergraduate) Director, College Now Program 999-8704     999-9257 
Admissions, Graduate Office of Graduate Studies  999-8604     999-8183 
Admissions, Undergraduate Admissions Office  999-8605     999-8755 
Advancement Vice Chancellor for Advancement  999-8396     999-8773 
Alumni Affairs Director, Alumni Affairs  999-8031     999-8773  
Chancellor Office of the Chancellor  999-8004     999-8860  
Continuing/Professional Education Executive Director, University Extension 999-8071     999-8621 
Equal Opportunity, Diversity, & Outreach Assistant Chancellor 910-6405     999-9201 
Enrollment Services (“One-Stop”) Director, University Enrollment Center 999-9203     999-6420 
Facilities, Plant, Grounds Director, Physical Plant and Facilities  999-8100     999-9103 
Financial Assistance Director, Office of Financial Aid  999-8632     999-8935 
Foundation Director, UMass Dartmouth Foundation  999-8011     999-8773 
Graduate Studies Office of Graduate Studies  999-8604     999-8183 
Housing Director of Housing  999-8140   999-8949 
Information Resources and Technology Vice Chancellor, Libr. Serv., Info. Resources & Techn.  999-8260   999-8987 
Institutional Research Director, Institutional Research  999-8486   999-8183 
International Students Director, International Student & Scholar Center 910-6633   910-6588 
Library Dean of Library Services 999-8662   999-8987 
News, Information, Public Relations Director, Information and Public Relations   999-8015   999-9200 
Personnel Director, Human Resources   999-8060     999-8869
Police, Safety, Security Chief of  Police, Director of Public Safety   999-8107     999-8122 
Registration, Courses, Transcripts University Registrar 999-8615     999-8183 
Sponsored Research Office of Sponsored Research 999-8953   999-8868
Student Affairs Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs   999-8640     999-8626
Student Life, Judicial Affairs Associate Dean of Students   999-8640     999-8626