Welcome to UMass Lowell!

Fall 2023 Student Success Summit

This two-day, onboarding experience serves the following cohorts:

  • new DC-CAP students and new students from other College Access Programs 
  • new international students (F-1; J-1) 
  • new multiethnic/multiracial students
  • new Black, African, African American students
  • new Latine, Latinx students 
  • AACEE - new Asian American students
  • LGBTQ+ students
  • all new first year & transfer students
  • Rising 360⁰ and more!
Summit Registration Link:
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the Student Success Summit, please email: Multicultural_Affairs@uml.edu.

International Student Welcome Session

The International Student Welcome Session, led by the International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO), will be held: 
All new F-1 and J-1 international students are REQUIRED to attend the International Student Welcome Session, where you will also meet your ISSO Advisors.
If you have any questions regarding the International Student Welcome Session, please contact the International Students & Scholars Office by email: ISSO@uml.edu.

Organized by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO), Asian American Center for Excellence & Engagement (AACEE) and Disability Services Office (DSO). 

Sample Agenda

Day 1

  • Welcome to UML! 
  • Rising 360⁰ Overview: positioning yourself for success
  • Focus on Cultural Well-being & Required Onboarding 
  • Lunch
  • Campus Tours & Resources 
  • Community Dinner & Optional Campus Events 

Day 2

  • How to be a River Hawk Crash Course
  • Campus Partner Resources: Career Resources, Wellness & Health Insurance, Campus Recreation & More
  • Lunch
  • Alumni Panel
  • Community Dinner: Meet other students, staff, faculty in an informal setting
  • Optional: Game Night