The birthplace of Jack Kerouac and the Industrial Revolution, Lowell's history echoes all around you. Former mill buildings and cobblestone streets now add charm to a bustling downtown, steps away from the UMass Lowell campus, which boasts a thriving arts scene, a population rich in cultural diversity and a flair for festivals.
Lowell borders one of the world’s primary technology industry corridors, which extends education beyond the classroom, with easy access to hands-on learning opportunities such as co-ops and internships.
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You will be able to spend more time in computer rooms, libraries and the Centers for Learning and Academic Support Services (CLASS).
The department is responsible for creating warm, safe and inviting communities to ensure your time on-campus is the best it can be. Residence halls are open during winter and spring break.
All campus residence halls offer amenities and features that will help you stay focused on your studies. The residence halls are only a short walk from classroom buildings, dining halls, the Tsongas Center, LeLacheur Baseball Park, the Campus Recreation Center, the Lydon Library and more.
All bedrooms are fully furnished with a bed, dresser, desk, chair, and wardrobe. Rooms are wired for high-speed internet access, standard cable television, and local and on-campus calling; however, you must purchase your own phone and television. Many of the residence halls have common TV rooms, laundry facilities, kitchens and vending machine areas.
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UMass Lowell has over 100 student clubs and organizations to suit all interests. If no group matches your interests currently exists, it is very easy to organize a new one.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and has been continuously since 1975.
UMass Lowell treats everyone the same
My study experience has been great so far, I find it very convenient to study here.
UMass Lowell Political Science Department provided me with the knowledge and skills to engage in the complex world of national and international politics. It offers the opportunity to start learning outside the classroom thanks to many internship and hands-on opportunities.