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.

Academic Advisors

Cathy Hamilton

English, Liberal Arts

Peter Rossini

Business, Accounting, Project Management

Rebecca Stoodley

Information Technology, Criminal Justice

Diane Donaldson

Criminal Justice, Psychology, Graphic and Web Design, Multimedia, Contemporary Communications

April O'Donnell

Information Technology, Data/Telecommunications, Java Development, UNIX/Linux

Faculty and Program Advisors

Criminal Justice Angela Callahan, Visiting Instructor
Philip McCormack, Adjunct Faculty
Mechanical Engineering Technology Glenn Sundberg, Associate Professor
Electronic Engineering Technology Gary Howe, Director of Labs
English Katherine Shrieves, Lecturer
Information Technology Yelena Rykalova, Visiting Lecturer
Legal Studies Michelle Veilleux, Lecturer
Walter Toomey, Lecturer
Liberal Arts Joseph Lipchitz, Professor Emeritus
Mathematics Ravi Montenegro, Associate Professor
Nursing: RN to B.S. Jennifer Wilber, Clinical Assistant Professor
Psychology Richard Siegel, Professor Emeritus
Mary Duell, Senior Lecturer

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.

Last Orientation: January 14, 2020

Watch a Live Recording


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


Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies Advising Center

Southwick Hall 203
1 University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Holiday Closings and Special Hours

  • September 2, Labor Day (University Closed)
  • October 14, Columbus Day (University Closed)
  • November 11, Veterans' Day (University Closed)
  • November 27 from 6:00 pm - December 1: Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed)
  • December 25: Christmas Day (University Closed)
  • January 1: New Year's Day (University Closed)
  • January 20: Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
  • February 17: President's Day (University Closed)
  • March 9-13: Spring Recess
  • April 20: Patriots' Day (University Closed)
  • May 25: Memorial Day (University Closed)

Commencement: May 16, 2020 »

Advising Appointments

Undergraduate Students

Schedule Online
or contact the Advising Center at:

978-934-2474 or 800-480-3190

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Graduate Students

Visit or contact Graduate Admissions at 978-934-2380 or

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