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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 .

Meet the Team

Dana_Zareski@uml.edu | 978-934-2474 Ext. 1141
Angela_Valvis@uml.edu | 978-934-2474 Ext. 1119
Kerry_Patenaude@uml.edu | 978-934-2474 Ext. 1080
Jarryl_McKey@uml.edu | 978-934-5927 Ext.1140
Katelyn_McCarthy@uml.edu | 978-934-2474 Ext. 1139
Diane_Donaldson@uml.edu | 978-934-2474 Ext. 1081
Christine_Walsh@uml.edu | 978-934-2474 Ext. 1077

Faculty and Program Advisors

Business Administration Deborah Casey, Assistant Teaching Professor
Criminal Justice Angela Callahan, Visiting Instructor
Electronic Engineering Technology Gary Howe, Director of Labs
English Katherine Shrieves, Lecturer
Information Technology Yelena Rykalova, Visiting Lecturer
Legal Studies Walter Toomey, Lecturer
Liberal Arts Andrew Drenas, Visiting Lecturer
Mathematics Jennifer Gonzalez-Zugasti, Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering Technology Glenn Sundberg, Associate Professor
Nursing: RN to B.S. Jennifer Wilber, Clinical Assistant Professor
Psychology Mary Duell, Senior Lecturer

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.

New: Math Faculty Tutoring Services are Now Available

Live Zoom Tutoring: Monday - Thursday (10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.), Friday - Sunday (5:00-8:00 p.m.)

On-Campus Tutoring: Monday and Wednesday (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.

Watch a Recording of our August 25, 2022 Orientation

Watch a Live Recording

Questions?

Please call the admissions team at 978-934-2474 or email OCE_Admissions@uml.edu.

Location

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) 9/5/2022
Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day (University Closed) 10/10/2022
Veterans Day (University Closed) 11/11/2022
Thanksgiving Recess (No Courses/University Closes at 6 pm) 11/23/2022
Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed) November 24-27, 2022
Christmas Day Observed (University Closed) 12/26/2022
New Year's Day Observed (University Closed) 1/2/2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University Closed) 1/16/2023
Presidents' Day (University Closed) 2/20/2023
Spring Recess March 6-10, 2023
Patriots' Day (University Closed) 4/17/2023
Memorial Day (University Closed) 5/29/2023
Commencement May 12-13, 2023
Juneteenth (University Closed) 6/19/2023
Independence Day (University Closed) 7/4/2023

Advising Appointments

Online Undergraduate Students

Schedule Online
or contact the Advising Center at:

978-934-2474 or 800-480-3190
Continuing_Education@uml.edu

Hours Available:

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

Graduate Students

Email Graduate_StudentSuccess@uml.edu, call 978-934-2390 or schedule an advising appointment online now.