U-Mass-Boston in its present form was established in 1982. The school was created out of a merger of Boston State College which dated back to 1852 and several previous names. and the then Univerisity of Massachusetts-Boston which was established in 1964. Both schools were previously located in the heart of Boston with BSC being located where Massachusetts College of Art is located on Huntington Avenue in the Longwood Medical Area near Northeastern University. UMB moved to the present location from a location on Park Street in 1974 at Colombia Point next to the JFK Presidential Library. The school is home to the Clark Athletic Center which includes the Beacons Ice Arena which host both the men's and women's programs.
The UMass-Boston program appears to date back to 1980-81
UMass-Boston has not won any conference regular season or conference titles.
In 2009 they made an improbale run at the conference tournament after finishing as the lowest seed (8th) pulling off a 1-0 win in overtime over the Norwich Cadets a 5-4 win over the New England College Pilgrims in the semifinals and losing 4-3 in overtime to the Babson Beavers in the championship game.
The women's program started with the 2003-04 season.
The team has yet to win any regular season or conference tournament titles.