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Information for Prospective Graduate Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Test requirements temporarily waived for graduate applicants.

Graduate Admissions is operating remotely and will continue with all services virtually. Admissions staff are available to speak with prospective students over the phone or using virtual meetings during our regular business hours of: 

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m EST.

If you have any questions regarding Graduate Admissions, please call 978-934-2390 or email Graduate_Admissions@uml.edu.

We look forward to offering you the support and guidance that you need to be successful during this time.

Information Regarding Graduate Student Services

The Graduate Student Services Office is remotely and will continue with all services for current graduate students virtually. Staff are available to speak with you over the phone or via virtual meetings during normal business hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST.

You can schedule a virtual advising appointment online. Current graduate students may also call 978-934-2173 or email: Graduate_StudentSuccess@uml.edu with any questions.

Note: that the deadline to submit final, fully approved thesis and dissertation has been extended to May 12, 2020.

The Graduate Student Services Office staff is committed to supporting all graduate students during this time, and are here to help guide you through a successful semester.

UMass Lowell’s proactive efforts to update the university on its ongoing efforts to monitor and prepare for impacts related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) include messages to the campus community. 

Read more about UMass Lowell's information on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).


Admission to graduate programs at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is limited and competitive. Please apply early and make sure that all application materials will be received by the application deadline.