Campus Advocates for Prevention Education (CAPE) logo
CAPE (Campus Advocates for Prevention Education) is a group of students who provide their peers with education and awareness around mental health and the prevention of sexual violence and substance misuse. Through outreach and advocacy, CAPE works to support a safe and healthy UMass Lowell community.

What does CAPE aim to do?

  • Create conversations
  • Provide information and awareness to help reduce stigma
  • Foster a safe and supportive environment to empower students
  • Encourage positive mental wellbeing and healthy behaviors and habits

Who Are The CAPEs?

Members of CAPE come from various parts of campus. Check out our current CAPEs!

  • Nicole Bagley
  • Nayelis Manon
  • Gabriela Aspilcueta Pacheco
  • Ryann Walsh
  • Mikk Weinbeck

Melissa Wall is CAPE's faculty/staff advisor. Have a question about CAPE? Please email

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Learn more about CAPE

To learn more about the role of CAPE please visit our UMatter2 Peer Prevention Educators website.