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Academics & Campus Life

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The Honors Program

UMass Lowell is pleased to have an Honors College that guarantees admission to students enrolled in comparable programs at the community college level. UMass Lowell's Honors College provides enriched academic opportunities for students eager to test their limits. The program, which offers Honors Housing and close ties with honors faculty advisers, emphasizes research, scholarship, service learning and community engagement. Community college honors courses are automatically accepted at all levels of coursework.

The Tau Sigma Honor Society

The Tau Sigma Honor Society acknowledges the academic accomplishments of transfer students. This chapter has been an active force in creating new initiatives and activities designed to integrate transfer students into the UMass Lowell community. 

Apply to the Tau Sigma Honor Society.

Student Activities & Organizations

The university has more than 200 student clubs and organizations spanning athletics to academics. The Transfer Student Organization brings transfer students together for networking events, social events, problem solving meetings, career building events and community service events. 

See the full list of organizations.

Research Coops & Service Learning Internships

Bridge programs have been created for academic programs across the university to offer research workshops and community co-ops and internships to community college students on the UMass Lowell campus. These programs introduce prospective students to campus resources and help faculty in easing their transition to a research university. Once accepted, students are eligible for a wide variety of research co-ops, service-learning internship and other opportunities for community engagement. These opportunities may include paid scholarships or provide academic credit. 

Visit BeyondU for more information