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First-Year Orientation & Transfer Registration

First-Year Orientation and Transfer Registration help students successfully transition into their first semester at UMass Lowell!

Orientation and Transfer Registration programs are required for all accepted students entering the university.

ORIENTATION & TRANSFER REGISTRATION

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First-Year Orientation

During orientation, students meet their college-based advisor, register for classes and familiarize themselves with UMass Lowell. Sessions are run by current students and organized by college and major, providing an opportunity to ask questions and meet fellow classmates before the semester begins

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Transfer Registration

Transfer registration consists of both a virtual presentation and a meeting with an advisor to register for classes. The program is designed to meet the specific needs of students transferring to UMass Lowell. Representatives from offices across campus as well as student orientation leaders are available to answer all questions.

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International Student Orientation

At international orientation, students meet their advisor, take a campus tour, and get information on immigration clearance, health insurance and topics that help transition to college in the U.S. First-year orientation or transfer registration must be attended prior to international orientation.

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See Yourself at UMass Lowell

Take a virtual walking tour of our citywide campus in English, Spanish, Khmer or Mandarin and find out what all the buzz is about.