UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.
We have transitioned our First-Year Student Orientation and Transfer Registration sessions to a completely virtual platform for our May-August programs to ensure the well-being of you, our current students and our campus partners.
Through this virtual experience, we will ensure that you connect with an academic advisor, become familiar with our campus, secure your classes for the fall semester and feel confident about your choice to become a River Hawk!
Sign Up Online For Virtual Orientation!
The UMass Lowell First-Year Orientation Program is required for all First-Year students entering the university. It is the only opportunity, you, as an incoming student, will have to meet with an advisor and get the information you need to start your semester.
Combined, our two components of Virtual Orientation (Transactional & Informational) are designed to give you the foundation you need to make a successful start in your student career. You will get a preview of life as an undergraduate and a chance to have your questions answered. Orientation sessions are organized by college and major our Orientation Leaders assisting you through the process are current students. They can give you the inside track on campus life, classes, and just about anything.
Through our Virtual Orientations, we will ask you to complete the following steps:
You have made a great decision in coming to UMass Lowell!