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UML Launch! Summer Program

The UMass Lowell Launch! Summer Program provides incoming first year and transfer students with a choose your own adventure approach to becoming a successful River Hawk.

UMass Lowell has put together different options for incoming River Hawks to prepare for college, build community, and/or get a jump start on your classes.

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Summer Success Series

Incoming students have the option to attend one, or all, of the free Launch! Summer Success Series workshops. The workshops cover:

  • Setting and achieving your goals at UMass Lowell
  • Transitioning to university life
  • Rocking the transfer transition
  • Presenting your best self
  • Learning in a virtual environment

In addition, tailored opportunities are available for first year or transfer students to connect with one another and discuss topics that are relevant to their upcoming experiences.

Register Online for the Summer Success Series

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First Year College-Specific Programs

Launch! College-specific programs offers students the chance to Launch! their success at UMass Lowell by completing degree-required, for-credit courses with targeted tutoring and success workshops provided by the Centers for Learning, Advising, and Student Success (CLASS), Academic Colleges, and College Based Advising (CBA). Courses are being offering at a 34% discounted tuition rate helping to make the college specific programs affordable and accessible to all incoming students.

Register Online for College-Specific Programs

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No Cost First Year College Specific Programs

Some colleges are offering specific Launch! Seminar classes that are tailored to your college and led by highly coveted faculty. These specific Launch! Seminar courses are free of charge and in some colleges provide credits toward your education freeing up space for a minor, study abroad, or co-op opportunity later in your academic journey.

Register Online for No-Cost, College-Specific Programs

Your opportunities for engagement as a new student at UMass Lowell are endless. We are here to answer all your questions and help guide you on your new academic journey.

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