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Building Strong Minds and Bodies -- UMass Lowell Summer Students Qualify for Recreation Center Membership


LOWELL - Students taking courses at University of Massachusetts Lowell this summer can build their minds and their bodies. New this semester, students enrolled in summer courses qualify for a reduced summer fitness membership for $75 at the Campus Recreation Center. Summer memberships will run May 19 through August 30.

UMass Lowell summer courses offer a quick way to earn credits or get ahead in a career with two six-week sessions. New courses include "Introduction to Audio for Multimedia and the Web," "C Sharp Programming," "Wireless Communications" and "The American West."

Four courses for the newest online master's degree in criminal justice, such as "Forensic Psychology" and "Family Violence," will be offered in addition to more than 90 other online courses. UMass Lowell online learning, the one of the largest online programs in New England, allows students to earn a degree or certificate from their home or office computers at their convenience using the web, email, online chat and other Internet-based resources.

Summer Session I begins May 19 with registration through May 13. Summer Session II begins July 7 with registration through July 1. Late registration is available for a $50 fee until classes begin. An Open House and General Registration will be held Tuesday, May 13 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Southwick Hall on UML North. Information on degree and certificate programs, financial aid and advising will be available, as well as a distance education demonstrations and new student orientation.

The UMass Lowell Division of Continuing Studies, Corporate and Distance Education is one of the largest continuing education programs in New England, overseeing the evening and summer schools of the University.  Credit courses lead to master's degrees in Educational Administration and Criminal Justice, 12 associate and baccalaureate degrees, and more than 30 certificate programs in specialized technical or professional areas. For more information, visit or call 978-934-2480.

For more information, contact or 978-934-3224