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Office of Residence Life

UMass Lowell Responds

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic UMass Lowell has responded to student and family needs by doing the following:

  1. Reduced room rates to be lower than most state schools
  2. Created new flexible and right-sized meal plans based on student feedback
  3. Developed cohort housing model to allow students flexibility to live with others based on individual comfort level
  4. Enhanced focus on core LLCs in Engineering, Health, and Honors, creating additional opportunities for students to engage in residence

Important Updates

Fall 2021 Housing Application Available

The housing application for academic year 2021-2022 is now available on the Online Housing PortalWe will prioritize students who submit their housing application by May 5. If you would like to live on campus this fall, we strongly encourage you to submit your housing application prior to May 5.

Traditional Residence Hall Housing

We will be providing single and double occupancy bedrooms in our traditional residence hall spaces. Units that are typically reserved for 4 students (quads) will operate at double occupancy, all other spaces (typical single, double, and triple bedrooms) will be single occupancy. Please see our Residence Hall information for details on specific buildings/unit types.

Suite and Apartment Style Housing

We will be providing a cohort housing model for students to live together in shared bedrooms within our suite and apartment residences. These spaces will be our typical occupancy which include single, double, and triple occupancy bedrooms. Please see our Residence Hall information for details on specific buildings/unit types.

If you have questions in the meantime, do not hesitate to be in touch – and we thank you for your patience. We’re thrilled that we have been able to house students safely on campus for the past year – we want to keep that going!

Current Residents

Current Status

The Office of Residence Life works to cultivate an inclusive community that encourages self-awareness and embraces all expression of identities. Our staff are committed to welcoming all our student scholars into our residence halls – including, but not limited to: people of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, genders, gender expressions, ideologies, national origins, races, religions, sexes, sexual orientations, socio-economic statuses, and veteran status.

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • MAY
    18

    Students will be able to select their own room via the online housing portal. Students will be provided a timeslot to log in to the housing portal and select their room. Students who do not select their own room will be assigned by housing staff using the preferences noted in their housing application as space is available.

    9:00 AM
  • JUL
    13

    Students will be able to select their own room via the online housing portal. Students will be provided a timeslot to log in to the housing portal and select their room. Students who do not select their own room will be assigned by housing staff using the preferences noted in their housing application as space is available.

    9:00 AM

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