Mental Health Services and Support

UML Counseling sign outside of door

Counseling Services is committed to caring for students and helping them thrive, by providing individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, consultation, and referral.

In-person and tele-therapy appointments are available. Psychiatric services are also available.

Call 978-934-6800 during business hours or email: Visit the Counseling Services website.

For urgent needs or mental health crises, our on-call clinician is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week by calling 855-890-2879.

UMASS LOWELL IS COMMITTED TO THE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF OUR STUDENTS UMatter2 ImageThe issue of mental health and well-being in college students is in the forefront of discussions and of concern for everyone in higher education no matter their role in supporting students. UMass Lowell is implementing a community wide program to raise awareness of the role every member of the campus community has in creating an environment that supports positive mental health in our students.  UMass Lowell joined JED Campus, a nationwide initiative of The Jed Foundation (JED) designed to help schools evaluate and strengthen their mental health, substance misuse and suicide prevention programs and systems to ensure that schools have the strongest possible mental health safety nets.

UMatter2 is here to support students’ mental wellbeing and prevent serious mental health issues and suicide. We provide information, resources and training to help our community support our students.

Call 978-934-6671, email to contact them. You can also follow UMatter2 Instagram and visit the UMatter2 website.

Logo for Togetherall. Togetherall is a safe, online community to share feelings anonymously and get support to improve mental health and wellbeing.  In the community people support each other, safely monitored by licensed and registered mental health practitioners.

Togetherall is a safe, online community to share feelings anonymously and get support to improve mental health and wellbeing.

Visit the Togetherall website.

Disability and Health Services

A  a female student walking with her service dog into the Wellness Center.

Disability Services is available for assessment of needs and qualifications for disability accommodations (including mental health), organizational and time management assistance, coordination of access to assistive technology.

To contact Disability Services call 978-934-4574 during business hours or email: Visit the Disability Services website.

A male student gets her blood pressure checked at Student Health Services.

Health Services is available for the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, injuries, sexually transmitted infections, gynecologic care, contraceptive management and counseling, immunizations.

To contact Health Services call 978-934-6800 during business hours or email: Visit the Health Services website.

Food & Housing Insecurity

Shelves full on food inside the UMass Lowell Food Pantry.

UML Strive is committed to supporting our students through access to food, housing, and additional resources needed to be successful and meet academic goals at UMass Lowell (UML). Visit the UML Strive website.

The UML Strive Pantry provides free food items to any member of the UML community who is hungry and struggling to buy food. Visit the UML Strive Pantry website.

Support Our Students (SOS) Meals Program is a meal scholarship program providing one free meal per day, 5 days per week, at any campus dining hall. Visit the SOS Meal program website.

Financial Services

Exterior of Umass Lowell Solution Center, group of students getting assistance at desk and computers from Solution Center members.

The Solution Center provides assistance with registering, paying your bill and applying for financial aid.
Call 978-934-2000 or email: to contact the Solution Center. Visit the Solution Center website.

Manage your money

Smart Money at UML provides information about scholarships & work experiences where you'll not only earn money but also gain invaluable experience in your field, grow your confidence & build your network. Visit the Smart Money at UML website.

The Money Management Center at UMass Lowell was created to provide financial literacy counseling for all students. Visit the Money Management Center website.

Academic Support

UMass Lowell Image

The Centers for Learning & Academic Support Services (CLASS) offers tutoring, computer and study skills workshops, major and career planning and more.

Call 978-934-2936 or email: to get assistance. Visit the CLASS website.

You can also reach out to your College Based Advisor if you are a first-year student.

Specific Support

OMA Staff

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) provides support, advocacy and an opportunity learn about multicultural resources and programs on campus.

Call 978-934-4336 or email to contact OMA. Visit the OMA website.

Two people standing in a rainbow-colored door, holding sign stating "Ally, friend, supporter"

The LGBTQ+ Resource Center works to create an inclusive campus environment for all members of the LGBTQ+ community at UMass Lowell.

Call 978-934-5019 or email to contact them.

You can also visit the LGBTQ+ Resource Center website.

2 smiling peer leaders

River Hawk Scholars Academy (RHSA) promotes academic success and fosters active campus engagement for full-time, first-year UMass Lowell students who identify as first-generation college students.

Call 978-934-4059 or email for assistance and more information about RHSA.

Check out the RHSA website.

As seen from above: a giant US Flag hangs down in the atrium of University Crossing during the Veteran's Day Flag Ceremony in 2018. Image by Tory Germann

Military & Veterans Services provides support, information and assistance for all active-duty military, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members.

Call 978-934-2461 or email: to contact UMass Lowell's Military & Veterans Services.

You can also visit the Military & Veterans Services website.

group with flag

The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) provides specialized services, manages regulatory compliance and offers support to the university’s international students and scholars.

Call 978-934-2383 or email to contact them.

Visit the ISSO website.

Activities / Offices to Support Physical, Social, Emotional & Spiritual Wellness

UMass Lowell Image

Campus Recreation helps the university community live healthier and happier lives. They offer diverse and dynamic recreational programming and facilities in order to meet the needs of our students and create a fun and connected university community.

You can contact Campus Recreation by calling 978-934-5080 or by visit the Campus Recreation website.

clubs picture

Student Activities & Leadership offers a multitude of social events, clubs and activities to develop and maintain connections.

Call 978-934-5001 or email: to get in touch with them.

You can also visit the Student Activities & Leadership website or follow all their social media accounts: @umlactivities.

hands touching

Campus Ministries encourages a student's personal development through the exploration of many avenues, including spiritual and religious choices.

Call 978-934-2100 or email: to contact Campus Ministries.

You can also visit the Campus Ministries website.