Undergraduate Policies

Online & Continuing Education

Subject to University residency requirements and college regulations, the following categories of day students may be permitted to register for continuing studies courses at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and to have such courses credited to baccalaureate day programs:

  1. individuals who have been admitted to day colleges for baccalaureate study; 
  2. individuals in satisfactory academic standing who are currently matriculating in day colleges of the University;* 
  3. previously matriculated students in day colleges who withdrew from the University while in satisfactory academic standing, and who have been readmitted to programs in which they were previously enrolled; 
  4. full-time undergraduate day school student tuition and fees do not cover courses offered by Online & Continuing Education. Full-time undergraduate students who register for OCE courses will be charged OCE tuition and fees as specified on the OCE website (a minimum $900 per course); 
  5. In addition to the OCE tuition and fees, all students registered for OCE courses are charged a non-refundable $30 OCE registration fee.

Individuals are warned that departments reserve the right to deny baccalaureate credit for the University of Massachusetts Lowell continuing studies courses which have been taken in violation of University residency requirements, curriculum requirements of their baccalaureate day programs, and/or special college regulations. Students who have been suspended or dismissed from day programs of the University are prohibited from enrolling in any program of the University. Students who combine University day courses with continuing education courses during the regular academic year are subject to all restrictions concerning semester course loads (cf. Registration and Course Enrollment Policies).

*Students on Academic Warning are permitted to register for continuing studies, winter intersession, and summer school courses; students who have been suspended are prohibited from enrolling in any course offered by the University.

For further information visit Online & Continuing Education.