Engaging River Hawk Families

Family Programs is excited to offer a variety of events and programs to our River Hawk parents and families.

Family Weekend Scavenger Hunt

Join the fun during this scavenger hunt from September 30 to October 2. Complete photo challenges at iconic locations on UMass Lowell's (UML) campus. Submit your photos and enter to win a fabulous UML prize! Each photo submitted gives you an additional chance to win! Just look for the office "Scavenger Hunt Location" sign at each stop! Maps are also available at the Family Lounge and Information Center in University Suites 106.

Scavenger Hunt Locations:

  • North Campus UMass Lowell Sign
  • Merrimack Street Overlook
  • UMass Lowell Logo on the first floor of University Crossing
  • The River Walk behind the Tsongas Center
  • Tsongas Center Main Entrance
  • O'Leary Learning Commons
  • South Campus Quad Gazebo
  • Pulichino Tong Business Center
  • Rist Urban Agriculture Greenhouse
  • Costello Athletic Center Front Entrance

Submit Your Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Photos


September 30 to October 2, 2022

Save the date for this year's Homecoming and Family Weekend! The entire weekend is full of events for parents, families, students, and alumni.


River Hawk Family Insights - Virtual Information Sessions for Parents & Families

All River Hawk Family Insights session are hosted through zoom and run from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

September 6, 2022

Getting Involved in the Residence Halls, hosted by Residence Life

September 13, 2022

Supporting Your Student's Mental Health, hosted by Counseling Services and Violence Prevention & Education

September 27, 2022

Living with Roommates, hosted by Residence Life

October 12, 2022

Student Road to Success, hosted by Centers for Learning, Advising & Student Success (CLASS)

October 25, 2022

Communicating Up, hosted by Centers for Learning, Advising & Student Success (CLASS)

November 14, 2022

Study Abroad Information Session, hosted by Study Abroad and International Experiences