The UMass Lowell Honors College challenges, encourages and celebrates undergraduate students who pursue academic excellence while deepening and broadening their scholarship and creativity.

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A Message from Dean Whitten-Woodring

Welcome! As an Honors College at a research-intensive university in a gateway city, we are a diverse community of scholars, entrepreneurs, artists and leaders committed to enriching your UMass Lowell experience through research, study, conversation and real-world encounters.

As a member of the Honors College, you’ll work with a dedicated team to guide you through your undergraduate experience while connecting you with meaningful opportunities. We’ll encourage you to delve deeper into your major area of study, but also to give yourself time and permission to explore other academic interests and extracurricular pursuits. Your college experience should extend far beyond the classroom. 

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Meet Our Honors Students

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Greg Reimonn '22
Plastics Engineering

Greg Reimonn found a faculty mentor to help him research microplastics in waterways, thanks to an honors fellowship.

The faculty here are very open to working with undergraduates.
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