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Student Life

Take advantage of everything UMass Lowell has to offer and get the most out of your college experience.

It’s proven that students involved in campus activities do better academically—so get out there and get involved!

COVID-19 Impacts: Shared Responsibility for Keeping Healthy & Safe

  • Before coming to campus or leaving your room each day, please complete the daily symptom checklist.
  • If you are experiencing symptoms, have tested positive, or have been deemed to be a close contact of someone who has tested positive, please do not come to campus.
    -- Residential students or those attending courses on campus should call the COVID line at 978-934-COV2 (2682) or email Student_SymptomReporting@uml.edu to talk to a healthcare professional. 
    -- Students residing off campus or taking virtual/online classes should contact a health care professional.
    -- Employees should contact their supervisors and email the COVID-19 HR Response Team at COVID19HR@uml.edu or call Kim Casey at 978-934-3557.
  • Social distancing  of six feet is expected.
  • Face coverings must be worn indoors, including in classrooms, laboratories and open office spaces, and outdoors when six feet of social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • The university has met all state and federal guidelines for reopening. See UMass Lowell’s Massachusetts COVID-19 Higher Education Control Plan (pdf).
  • If you have tested positive or been in close contact as deemed by the Board of Health and live in Massachusetts, you will be contacted by the MA COVID team (pdf). 

Experience Life at UMass Lowell

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Join the Club

With over 250 student clubs to join, you're bound to find at least one you're passionate about. If not, grab seven friends and create your own! See all Clubs

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Build a Better You

From state-of-the-art fitness facilities, to sustainable transportation options, to counseling and mental health resources, we provide the tools to build a healthy foundation for both mind and body. Explore the Wellness Wall

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Fuel up on Flavor

Take your pick of nutritious and delicious all-you-care-to-eat restaurants, retail food courts, late night munching and convenient grab & go spots, including favorites like Starbucks, Sal's, Einstein's and Red Mango. Discover Campus Dining

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Live It Up

Residence life is an integral part of the college experience, renovated housing and suite-style living where you can study, cook and relax with friends make the experience even better. Learn About Residence Life

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Soar with the River Hawks

Whether you hit the field or cheer from the sidelines, UMass Lowell has it all when it comes to sports - with 17 men's and women's teams competing in the America East Conference and Hockey East Association. Visit River Hawk Athletics

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Get Your Blue On

The River Hawk Shop at University Crossing boasts two floors of books, gifts, school supplies and the latest team apparel to show your school pride. Browse the Shop

Take a Virtual Tour

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Virtually Walk Around Campus

Take a virtual walking tour of our citywide campus in EnglishSpanishKhmer or Mandarin and see what all the buzz is about.