University Crossing Grand Opening Set for Sept. 16

Elizabeth Warren and Piper Kerman among First Speakers at New Facility

Elizabeth Warren and Piper Kerman among First Speakers at New Facility

University Crossing will serve as a hub for the UMass Lowell campus, at the crossroads of North, East and South campuses and the community.

07/22/2014


The 230,000-square-foot University Crossing student engagement center will celebrate its grand opening on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 2:30 p.m. 

Students, faculty, staff and the public are welcome. The building will offer one-stop student services, a flagship campus bookstore called the River Hawk Shop, the Crossroads Cafe, space for student clubs and organizations, administrative offices and more.

Other events planned for the facility’s inaugural month include:

  • A talk and book-signing by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday, Sept. 19 at noon. 
  • A talk and book-signing by Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black” and prison reform activist, on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m.
For more information, visit www.uml.edu/uc.