For graduate and international students or students participating in co-ops, UMass Lowell offers two options to allow for apartment living through breaks.

9-Month Housing (including winter intersession)

The Office of Residence Life is pleased to offer a 9-Month Housing Option which includes winter intersession. If you know that you will need housing during the winter intersession please reach out to our office to discuss your options at 978-934-5160 or at

12-Month Housing (including winter intersession and summer)

Do you know you want to live in on-campus housing all year? Our new 12-Month Housing Option might be for you. We understand that for some, leaving campus during summer and winter breaks is not feasible. We will work with you to ensure you have housing on campus during these breaks in one of our residence halls. For additional information, please contact the Office of Residence Life at 978-934-5160 or at