Student Resources

Nothing is more important to us than your success as a student, even during times of great change. Here are some resources that can help you now, and in the future:

Free access to online textbooks and other resources

  • You can access eBooks from a variety of publishers for no additional cost at — this site covers about 80 percent of the textbooks used by UMass Lowell faculty.
  • VitalSource also offers free online textbooks.
  • UMass Lowell librarians have created Libguide, curated by subject matter, that list free textbooks available through our libraries.
  • The UMass Lowell Bookstore is offering free online shipping with no minimum purchase on all items including course materials, supplies, technology and more. This includes access up to 7 eBooks for a designated period free of charge.
  • The Bookstore is also offering free shipping return labels for rented books and materials, and is extending the non-return period without penalty. Click the COVID-19 message on the home page for details.

Academic and technology help to smooth the transition to online learning

24/7 online tutoring assistance

Additional Resources

Speak with an Advisor

Our academic and program advisors are available to help you with your questions!

Email for assistance, or call our Advising Center at 800-480-3190.

See links at the bottom of this page for technical assistance with your online course.

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