Snowman at UMass Lowell on North Campus. JUMP START YOUR JANUARY! We jump start the beginning of the Spring 2018 semester with Transfer Welcome Day and Welcome Home River Hawks - both on Saturday, January 20, 2018!  Residence Halls re-open at Noon on Sunday, January 21 and classes begin the following day.  We've got events of all shapes and sizes to welcome River Hawks both new and old to campus. We hope you'll join us! Download the Jump Start Your January! Flyer!  January is an exciting time to Jumpstart your opportunity to get connected with fellow students, learn about opportunities across campus and how to get involved.  Students from across campus will connect at the various events, this is a great time to meet new friends and connect with old ones!

Opening Week

Jump Start Your January!

Opening Week is the kick off to your time at UMass Lowell. There are tons of events & activities that will enable you to get to know the campus, meet people, and engage with the community that you are now a part of.

We jump start the beginning of the Spring 2018 semester with Transfer Welcome Day and Welcome Home River Hawks - both on Saturday, January 20, 2018!  Residence Halls re-open at Noon on Sunday, January 21 and classes begin the following day.  We've got events of all shapes and sizes to welcome River Hawks both new and old to campus. We hope you'll join us!

Download the Jump Start Your January Flyer!

January is an exciting time to Jumpstart your opportunity to get connected with fellow students, learn about opportunities across campus and how to get involved.

Students from across campus will connect at the various events, this is a great time to meet new friends and connect with old ones!

We kick-off the Spring 2018 semester with Transfer Welcome Day and Welcome Home River Hawks - both on Saturday, January 20, 2018!

Residence Halls re-open at Noon on Sunday, January 21 and classes begin the following day.

We've got events of all shapes and sizes to welcome River Hawks both new and old to campus. We hope you'll join us!

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.

Opening Events

Highlighted Events

These are just some of the wonderful events we have going on the next month!

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  • Saturday, January 20
  • 3-5 p.m.
  • University Crossing (UC)

Get to know some familiar faces and resources that will help you kick start your semester.

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UMass Lowell female student holding up brochure in front of plate of cookies. SGA WELCOME BACK EVENT Monday, January 22 1-4 p.m. UC Atrium You DONUT want to miss out on all of the awesome things planned for your first week back on campus. SGA wants to wish you a happy first day of classes! Free coffee and donuts!

SGA Welcome Back Event

  • Monday, January 22
  • 1-4 p.m.
  • UC Atrium

You DONUT want to miss out on all of the awesome things planned for your first week back on campus. SGA wants to wish you a happy first day of classes! Free coffee and donuts!

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.

We jump start the beginning of the Spring 2018 semester with Transfer Welcome Day and Welcome Home River Hawks - both on Saturday, January 20, 2018!  Residence Halls re-open at Noon on Sunday, January 21 and classes begin the following day.  We've got events of all shapes and sizes to welcome River Hawks both new and old to campus. We hope you'll join us!

Download the Jump Start Your January Flyer!

  • Tuesday, January 23
  • 10 a.m. - Noon
  • McGauvran Center

Feeling a bit unprepared for this commuter life. We’ve got you covered. Stop by for some freebies to make those rides to school a little easier and more comfortable!

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Flyer for ACE Presents: Comedy Magic. Thursday, January 25 8 p.m. University Crossing Atrium Don’t miss this hilarious dynamic illusionist magician! Kid ACE has performed on America’s Got Talent and will be bringing his magic act to UMass Lowell! Free Winter Hat giveaway and free food! This is a must see!

Download the Comedy Magic Flyer!

Presented by ACE

  • Thursday, January 25
  • 8 p.m.
  • University Crossing Atrium

Don’t miss this hilarious dynamic illusionist magician! Kid ACE has performed on America’s Got Talent and will be bringing his magic act to UMass Lowell! Free Winter Hat giveaway and free food! This is a must see!

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.

We jump start the beginning of the Spring 2018 semester with Transfer Welcome Day and Welcome Home River Hawks - both on Saturday, January 20, 2018!  Residence Halls re-open at Noon on Sunday, January 21 and classes begin the following day.  We've got events of all shapes and sizes to welcome River Hawks both new and old to campus. We hope you'll join us!

Download the Jump Start Your January Flyer!

Hosted by Relay for Life

  • Friday, January 26
  • 9-11 p.m.
  • Tsongas Center

After hockey ends head to the talon club for some hot chocolate and treats! We get the chance to skate on the same ice as our favorite UMass Lowell hockey team for FREE. Let’s all show our support for Relay for Life!

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Go Greek Spring 2018 poster spotlighting some of the Opening week (month) events at UMass Lowell at the start of the Spring 2018 semester starting January 20, 2018.

Download the Go Greek Flyer!

Go Greek!

  • Saturday, January 27
  • 5 p.m.
  • Tsongas Center

Greeks take on fun games during the Basketball Game and are working hard to help students in need. Watch our dance team, cheerleaders, and Steppin’ in Unity perform as well! Greeks will be sharing information about our SOS program and collecting meal swipes for your peers in need.

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Group picture of UMass Lowell female sorority members. Sorority Game Night Wednesday, January 31 6-8 p.m. The Common Hang out with the women of Greek Life. Play some of your favorite throwback board games and get to know more about our four sororities on campus!

Go Greek!

  • Wednesday, January 31
  • 6-8 p.m.
  • The Common

Hang out with the women of Greek Life. Play some of your favorite throwback board games and get to know more about our four sororities on campus!

Go Greek Spring 2018 poster spotlighting some of the Opening week (month) events at UMass Lowell at the start of the Spring 2018 semester starting January 20, 2018.

Download the Go Greek Flyer!

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.

Go Greek Spring 2018 poster spotlighting some of the Opening week (month) events at UMass Lowell at the start of the Spring 2018 semester starting January 20, 2018.

Download the Go Greek Flyer!

Go Greek!

  • Tuesday, February 6
  • 5-7 p.m.
  • The Talon Club, Tsongas Center

Trivia night with the Greeks! Come play a few rounds of trivia before hockey. Win some prizes meet some Greeks!

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Go Greek Spring 2018 poster spotlighting some of the Opening week (month) events at UMass Lowell at the start of the Spring 2018 semester starting January 20, 2018.

Download the Go Greek Flyer!

Go Greek!

  • Saturday, February 10
  • 7-9 p.m.
  • Court 1, Campus Recrecation Center

Throw down with the men of Greek Life. No dodgeball skills necessary. Compete alongside the men of Greek Life and get to know more about our six fraternities on campus!

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  • Opening week is your opportunity to get to know your classmates, professors and the UMass Lowell campus. Check out all the fun activities we have planned.