The following resources provide helpful information to introduce you to campus
Get directions to campus using UMass Lowell's interactive Google Maps.
Students who start the housing search early are better equipped to locate affordable housing within a reasonable distance from campus. The ideal way to obtain housing is to visit over the summer and make arrangements at that time. If you have further questions please contact the Office of Residence Life.
Please visit UCard, Access & Parking Services for questions regarding obtaining a student ID and parking sticker.
All full-time graduate students (9 credits or more) are required to have health insurance. Full-time graduate students also need to provide immunization records and a recent physical (within 12 months). Part-time graduate students are not required to submit such medical records. Students taking all of their classes online do not have to submit health records. However, Massachusetts residents taking online classes are required to show evidence of health insurance. For more information, contact Student Health Services.
You can obtain required course materials from the River Hawk Shop, located at University Crossing, or online. In addition to textbooks, they also sell general interest books and bestsellers, team apparel, school supplies, gifts and more.
Please refer to the Solution Center for information regarding billing and refund policy.
In addition to housing extensive collections, the UMass Lowell Library provide electronic access to more than 300 databases, more than 28,000 journals and ninety computer workstations. Remote computer access is available for all students both on and off campus.
Every student is issued a university email account which allows access to multiple services including SiS, the student information system. There are multimedia labs and distance learning classrooms across the campus. The UMass Lowell makes hundreds of workstations, PCs, and terminals available to students, all connected to multiple servers via a state-of-the-art network structure. The campus is completely wireless. For assistance contact the Help Desk at 978-934-4357 (ext. HELP) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Graduate Student Association and international student clubs offer a calendar of social and cultural events. The organization also allocates funding for dissertation research and for travel to research conferences.
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