Campus Recreation Center at UMass Lowell

The 65,000-square-foot Campus Recreation Center is a state-of-the-art recreational facility designed to meet the needs of the UMass Lowell campus community.

Where Is It?

East Campus

What Are the Room Choices?

Four-person, six-person and eight-person suites

Number of Residents:


Why Live Here?

Each suite has its own bathroom and common area. The elevators are large and fast, making for an easy move. If you want to check out intramurals or join a fitness class, the Campus Recreation Center is just across the street. The Tsongas Center, home of the UMass Lowell River Hawk Hockey team, and LeLacheur Park, home of the UMass Lowell River Hawk Baseball team, are both an easy walk away.

Three female college students posing for a picture while eating at a dining hall. UMass Lowell Dining Services provides three meal plan options for residential students. These meal plans give students choices, flexibility and the River Hawk dollars they crave. All of the new plans include eight guest meals each semester-allowing students to bring their friends and family into the dining halls when they visit!

Fox Hall offers a state-of-the-art, all-you-care-to-eat location with over 10 stations for creating made to order meals with fresh, from scratch ingredients.

Where Can I Eat?

Fox Hall, located right across the street,  houses the largest dining facility on campus, Fox Dining Commons. Features include pasta and salad bars, a sauté station where you can customize your own meal and Rowdy's Roadhouse, which serves pub-style food. You can also stop by the P.O.D. Market for grab & go meals, snacks, and supplies or Rowdy's for a quick meal - on the first floor of Fox in The Common, our late night programming space.

Getting Around and Parking

Students can park in the East Campus garage located next to Bourgeois Hall. The campus buses stop right in front of Donahue Hall continuously throughout the day.

Did You Know?

Donahue Hall was originally named North Hall when it was built and was renamed in 1993 to honor Richard King Donahue. Donahue was a member of the University’s Board of Trustees from 1976-1990 and served as chair from 1988-1990. He was also a member of the University of Lowell Building Authority from 1987-1990.

Digital Tour

Roomie: Explore Donahue Hall rooms through the links below. Furniture can be rearranged, items can be measured and products can be purchased to prepare the perfect space for you on campus. To access the Roomie models, you must login or create an account. Creating an account has no cost and is available to students and non-students.

Please note: While these are examples of real rooms on campus and measured accurately, individual rooms are subject to variation and your space may be slightly different that what is shown. Please use this as an approximation of the room-type within this residence hall.

The Buzz

"In Donahue you get to meet not just your roommate but a number of suite-mates when you move in. This helps with building your friendship network." - Chris (Nursing Major)

"In Donahue you get your own bathroom and common area." - Brendan (Business Major)

"It's easy to move in or out at the beginning of the school year and at the end." - Dominque (Accounting Major)

"There is always someone up at any point in time of the day." - Courtney (Undeclared)

Check out the rooms in Leitch, Bourgeois and Donahue halls.Get directions to campus using our interactive campus maps.

Building Staff