Student Success Signature Programs center around the goal of ensuring that students are granted equal access to the resources and opportunities that UMass Lowell has to offer.

Resources for Signature Programs

  • River Hawk Scholars Academy (RHSA)
    Resources for UMass Lowell students that identify as first-generation college students.
  • River Hawk Experience Distinction
    Power up your degree by earning recognition for experiential learning activities.
  • Immersive Scholars
    Explore opportunities for campus research with a faculty or staff member, or international seminars, exchanges and field based experiences.
  • DifferenceMakers
    Explore opportunities for creative problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • International Experiences & Study Abroad
    Engage your intellectual curiosity and expand your understanding of the world by studying abroad. 
  • Rising 360
    Rising 360 program provides you access to specific cohorts and opportunities to engage in the benefits of the program with peers who share similar interests, identities, etc.
  • UML Launch! Summer Program
    Programs for incoming River Hawks to prepare for college, build community and/or get a jump start on your classes.
  • STEM Starter Academy for Mass Community College Students
    A bridge program for Massachusetts Community College students interested in the STEM fields who want a head start on the path towards a UML degree!