6-Week Program

UMass Lowell (UML) has crafted this specific program to help college-bound first year students prepare for college, build community, and get a jump start on classes. Students can complete up to two courses during this program. This program is ideal for students who are seeking an opportunity to complete coursework prior to starting their college experience in the fall.

Program Dates:

  • Summer Session I - May 13 - June 26, 2024
  • Summer Session II - July 8 - August 15, 2024

Tuition and Fees

  • Virtual Coursework - $855* plus $30 registration fee, additional courses $1,155
  • On Campus Coursework - $225 per contact hour plus $30 registration fee

*Discounted tuition on first course only available to students admitted into UMass Lowell's Fall 2024 class. Students eligible for tuition credits through other benefit programs (e.e. adependent of UMass employee, state employee, etc.) are not eligible. Only one tuition credit can be used at a time and UMass Lowell will always apply the tuition credit that is most advantageous for the student. Student is responsible for clearing any holds.

Online Course Offerings

Summer Session II - July 8 - August 15, 2024

  • CRIM.2610 Juvenile Delinquency: 3 credit hours
  • CRIM.1150 Introduction to Homeland Security: 3 credit hours
  • ARHI.1010 Art Appreciation: 3 credit hours
  • PSYC.1010 Introduction to Psychological Sciences: 3 credit hours
  • SOCI.1010 Introduction to Sociology: 3 credit hours
  • PSYC.2600 Child and Adolescent Development: 3 credit hours
  • ECON.2010 Principles of Microeconomics: 3 credit hours
  • ECON.2020 Principles of Macroeconomics: 3 credit hours
  • LGST.2620 Business Law: 3 credit hours
  • PHIL.2030 Introduction to Ethics: 3 credit hours

Register for Summer II Coursework

On Campus Course Offerings

Summer Session II - July 8 - August 15, 2024

  • MATH.1115 Fundamentals of Algebra: 4 contact hours
  • MATH.1225 Precalculus I: 4 contact hours
  • MATH.1230 Precalculus II: 4 contact hours
  • MATH.1310 Calculus I: 4 contact hours
  • ENGL.1010 College Writing I: 3 contact hours
  • HONR.1200 Designing Your College Experience: 3 contact hours (Honors Students Only)
  • POLI.1750 Introduction to Environmental Politics: 3 contact hours (RHSA Students Only)

Register for On Campus Summer Coursework

Students can complete the program while living on campus or commuting.

For an additional cost, students are able to live on campus in River Hawk Village for the 6-week Program.

  • 6 Week Residence in River Hawk Village: $1,532.13
  • Required Meal Plan Options:
    • 10 meals per week: $660
    • 19 meals per week: $1,055

To view our full list of summer coursework at UMass Lowell, please visit our UMass Lowell Online summer course offerings page*.

*Only the coursework listed with UMass Lowell Liftoff offered at discounted tuition rate.