Opening Week

Opening month is your opportunity to get to know your classmates, professors and the UMass Lowell campus. We’ve planned a month of fun activities, including BBQs, live music, movies, sporting events, games, off-campus outings and much more. It’s the perfect time to make new friends and get involved in all the University has to offer.

Nationally renowned entertainer and comic magician, Tim Gabrielson "keeps it funny" at the Campus Recreation Center, Monday Sept. 2. Don't miss the laughs! More about Tim
On Sunday, Sept. 1 the Class of 2017 will be introduced to entrepreneurship and innovation at the DifferenceMaker kickoff! Keynote speaker Johnny Cupcakes (Johnny Earle) will discuss his entrepreneurial journey! Last chance to order your EXCLUSIVE Johnny Cupcakes T-shirt at the event!
Mark your calendar for River Hawks on the Roof (Tuesday, Sept. 3) Head to the roof of the east campus garage to get to know fellow students, enjoy a BBQ, listen to live music and meet the UMass Lowell athletes!

Opening Events