Campus Center Profile: TALK Boston at Regis College
TALK’s Boston campus center is located on the picturesque campus of Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts – one of Boston’s most prestigious suburbs. Regis College, founded in 1927, is just twelve miles from the lively, bustling center of downtown Boston. As the campus center is part of a real university campus, 0ur students enjoy full access to the university facilities including a state-of-art athletics complex, free shuttle services, residence halls and library.
Campus Center Facilities
TALK is located in St. Joseph Hall, Regis College’s main building. The school has been well planned and appointed, with appropriate facilities including a Multi-Media Center. The classrooms are large and have good lighting. Each room has ample supplies, such as TV, white boards, DVD, and CD players.
At TALK, students have the opportunity to become fully immersed in the American college experience and interact with local students. TALK students receive a Regis ID and have access to university residence, cafeteria, library, gym, and can also attend yoga or Zumba classes for free.
TALK students at Regis College enjoy amenities including:
- Outdoor athletic field including synthetic turf field for hockey, soccer, softball, and 6 tennis courts
- Indoor athletic complex including gymnasium, heated pool, dance studio, and basketball court
- A Bookstore and mini drugstore
- Fine Arts Center including; Carney Gallery, Cast theatre, and Black Box Theatre
- Frequent shuttle service between the campus and Riverside Station
- Computer labs throughout the campus
- Campus Police (24/7)
Weston is among the 100 most affluent towns in the United States and is known for the lowest crime rate among Metro-west Boston. Around the campus there are a number of colleges, universities and high schools, performing arts center, and museums.
Located around the campus are:
- A number of colleges, universities and high schools
- Performing Arts Center
- Shopping plazas and shopping malls
- Restaurants and cafes
- Banks and post office
TALK Boston at Regis College is conveniently located near Riverside, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) subway station, and it is a forty minute ride to downtown Boston. TALK students are provided with a free shuttle service that frequently transports students between the campus and Riverside Station.
Boston is an easy and friendly city to navigate, as there are numerous ways for travelers to get around. Riding the subway train, or the T, as it is commonly named, is simple and convenient. The MBTA website (www.mbta.com) is a user-friendly guide with specific information on how Boston’s subway system works.
TALK Students have the choice to stay at one of Regis College’s on-campus residence halls. Each individual room is furnished with a closet, dresser, twin bed, desk, chair and individual sink in the room. There are shared bathrooms and a lounging area with a couch, chairs and a flat screen TV on each floor. A common living room area can be used for studying, relaxing, or hanging out with friends.
Students can use the common kitchen located on the first floor and there is a laundry facility in the basement. Bathrooms are shared with the other residents on the floor. TALK Boston Campus Center means that residents can enjoy the safety of a staffed evening security desk, new card access entry, and a warm atmosphere of a welcoming and close-knit community of students.