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Academic Advising

Our Experts Are Here to Support You Every Step of the Way

Our professional advisors are knowledgeable about all aspects of academic advising and university policies, including academic requirements, degree pathways and planning, course selection, changing majors and other academic matters. Advising services are available year-round for students seeking information about any of the undergraduate degree and certificate programs offered through the Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies .

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Faculty and Program Advisors

Business Administration Deborah Casey, Assistant Teaching Professor
Criminal Justice Angela Callahan, Visiting Instructor
Economics Shakil Quayes, Chair, Associate Professor
Electronic Engineering Technology Bradley Mingels, Director of Workforce Development for Professional and Undergraduate Education
English Todd Avery, Professor
Graphic Design Regina Milan, Associate Teaching Professor
Information Technology Yelena Rykalova, Associate Teaching Professor
Legal Studies/Paralegal Certificate Michelle Veilleux, Associate Teaching Professor
Liberal Arts Anthony Szczesiul, Professor
Mathematics Jennifer Gonzalez-Zugasti, Associate Teaching Professor
Mechanical Engineering Technology Glenn Sundberg, Associate Professor
Psychology Mary Duell, Associate Teaching Professor

FREE Online Tutoring

Available 24/7 to any student enrolled in an online course.

UMass Lowell has partnered with ThinkingStorm to support student success with on-demand access to online tutors.

It's a convenient way to clarify difficult subject matter, practice and ask questions in a low-pressure environment, and get help writing or editing papers.

Tutoring subjects include:

  • Math
  • Spanish
  • Writing
  • Science
  • And more!

Accessing tutoring support is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Log in to the UMass Lowell Blackboard site.
  2. Click the ThinkingStorm link in the Free Tutoring Services module on the Blackboard homepage.
  3. Use ThinkingStorm's menu to connect to an online tutor.

Math Tutoring Services are Now Available

Live Zoom Tutoring: Saturday and Sunday (5:00 - 8:00 p.m.)

On-Campus Tutoring: Monday - Friday (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Please fill out our tutoring form.

Meet Our Staff and Get Your Questions Answered

UMass Lowell's Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies cordially invites you to an Online Orientation for new students.

Upcoming Orientations:

Coming soon.


Please call the admissions team at 978-934-2474 or email


UMass Lowell Advising Center

839 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01854

Hours Available:

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Closings and Special Hours

Labor Day (University Closed) 9/4/2023
Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day (University Closed) 10/9/2023
Veterans Day (University Closed) 11/11/2023
Thanksgiving Recess (No Courses/University Closes at 6 pm) 11/22/2023
Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed) November 23-26, 2023
Christmas Day (University Closed) 12/25/2023
New Year's Day (University Closed) 1/1/2024
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University Closed) 1/15/2024
Presidents' Day (University Closed) 2/19/2024
Spring Recess March 4-8, 2024
Patriots' Day (University Closed) 4/15/2024
Commencement May 10-11, 2024
Memorial Day (University Closed) 5/27/2024
Juneteenth (University Closed) 6/19/2024
Independence Day (University Closed) 7/4/2024

Advising Appointments

Online Undergraduate Students

Schedule Online
or contact the Advising Center at:

978-934-2474 or 800-480-3190

Hours Available:

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Graduate Students

Email, call 978-934-2390 or schedule an advising appointment online now.