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UMass Lowell scales back Fall 2020 plan to minimize students, employees on campus. View the plan for more info.

1890s-1910s

UMass Lowell’s story began in 1894 on the banks of the Merrimack River in the heart of the American Industrial Revolution. From their earliest days, the Lowell Normal School and the Lowell Textile School took pride in serving the region’s hardworking students.