Parents, Family & Friends Orientation
Welcome to the UMass Lowell community!
We realize sending your student off to college is a big step and a big investment. We are here to support you-and your student-through this transition and to serve as a resource through commencement and beyond. The Parents, Family and Friends orientation program is designed to answer your questions and leave you feeling even more confident that UMass Lowell is a great choice for your student.
Our Parents, Family and Friends Orientation sessions will help you help your student make the most of their experience at UMass Lowell. You will learn about the broad range of academic support services, leadership opportunities, our expanding campus footprint, and the city of Lowell.
Each orientation includes a welcome from the Dean of Students, lunch with representatives from key offices, and the opportunity to see some of historic downtown Lowell. You will meet current students who will offer tips on how to navigate life as a new member of the UMass Lowell community.
Register online for Parents, Family and Friends Orientation at UMass Lowell.
This summer we are offering you the opportunity to participate in our overnight parent orientation program so you can learn about and experience more of what UMass Lowell and the city of Lowell have to offer. In addition to the standard one-day program our overnight will include:
The overnight program offers you a unique opportunity to learn about UMass Lowell directly from our faculty and staff in a relaxed atmosphere.
Your overnight program is scheduled for Sunday, June 23 - Monday, June 24, 2013 until 5 p.m.
Once you register you will receive additional information regarding your reservation at the Inn and Conference Center.
If the overnight program does not fit your schedule please join us for a one day session on one of the following 2013 dates:
- Monday, June 10
- Thursday, June 13
- Monday, June 17
- Thursday, June 20
- Monday, June 24
- Thursday, July 11
- Monday, July 15
- Thursday, July 18
Cost: The cost for the overnight program is $100 per person or $150 per couple and includes:
The cost to attend the one day program is $25 per person or $40 per couple and includes:
- Attendance at all orientation sessions
- Refreshment break in the morning
- Lunch at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
- Transportation around campus
- Optional Lowell National Historical Park tour of the city
What to bring: You might find these items helpful during your orientation session:
- Pen and paper
- Comfortable shoes
- Umbrella for rainy weather
- Sun hat or sun screen for hot days
- Water bottle