Orientation

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Freshman Orientation and Transfer Registration program is required for all accepted students entering the University. This program helps students successfully transition into their first semester at UMass Lowell. Sign up today!

Orientation Leaders

Forest OtsukaStudent Operations Manager, Mechanical EngineeringMarching Band
Chris JacksonOrientation Leader, Music StudiesNational Association of Music Education
Hallie GrosseStudent Operations Manager, Music PerformanceA Capella Club
Jonathan HuangOrientation Leader, EconomicsOrientation & Transfer Admissions
Marco FabianoOrientation Leader, Criminal JusticeClub Baseball, Orientation
Nick QuigleyOrientation Leader, Music StudiesNational Association of Music Education, Audio Engineering Society, University Orchestra, Choral Union, World Music Ensemble, String Project & Youth Orchestra
Cat GiuntaOrientation Leader, Music BusinessMarching Band, Basketball Pep Band, Percussion Ensemble & Concert Band
Rachel ForgioneOrientation Leader, Exercise PhysiologyOn-Campus Extracurricular Activities: Orientation & Enrollment Ambassador
Graham AllenOrientation Leader, Music EducationA Capppella Society, Hawkapella & A cappella Society Choir
Derek J. WeagleStudent Orientation Coordinator, Music EducationNational Association for Music Education, UMass Lowell String Project, Marching Band
Kayla MontanezOrientation Leader, PsychologyCampus Tour Guide, Diversity Peer Educator & Enrollment Ambassador
Orquidia PaulinoOrientation Leader, Public Health Latin American Student Association, Best Buddies, Diversity Peer Educator, Strive Program Graduate & Community Health Education Club
Teresa SantanaOrientation Leader, Fine ArtsLatin American Student Association & Student Art Union
Paul DelabruereOrientation Leader, Music Studies Orientation
Erin Keene-Crouse, MADirector, Coordinator of Admissions Events, Orientation, Admissions 
Sam OttenOrientation Leader, MathematicsTrack & Field Team & Transportation Services
Rachel Stringer-Grimsley, MAAssistant to the Director, Orientation 
Abi MartinezOrientation Leader, English Literature & SpanishLatin American Student Association
Camille Gagnon-ForsOrientation Leader, Music Performance On-Campus Extracurricular Activities: Vocality, A Cappella Society, Hawkettes, Anime Club & National Association of Music Education
Connor CooperOrientation Leader, Computer Science and MathematicsAssociation of Computer Machinery, Honors College & Robotics Lab
Andy JamiesonOrientation Leader, English LiteratureIntramural Sports
Jacob HajjarStudent Testing Coordinator, Music StudiesOff Broadway Players, ODK Leadership Society, Campus Tour Guide, National Association of Music Education, Opera Workshop & Marching Band
Nicholas GatesOrientation Leader, Political Science International Relations Club, Peace & Conflict Undergraduate Club, Political Science Club, Honors College & Co-op Scholar
Lauren MichaelsStudent Orientation Coordinator, English Literature Financial Aid Office Customer Service Representative and Residence Life
Sarah HerrickOrientation Leader, Criminal JusticeNo One Left Behind, Diversity Peer Educator & Students Against Human Trafficking
Cailey Watson, M.S.Office Manager, Orientation 
Niyah WestOrientation Leader, Music Business & Peace and Conflict StudiesConcert Band, Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association & Junior Deb Band
James BoothOrientation Leader, Exercise PhysiologyIntramural Sports & Club Baseball Team
Miguel LandestoyOrientation Leader, Music BusinessMarching Band, National Association of Music Education & Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association
Ben HayesOrientation Leader, Music StudiesPep Band, Marching Band, National Association of Music Education  & UML Feminist Collective
Taylor GabrieleOrientation Leader, English Literature On-Campus Extracurricular Activities: Member of Alpha Omega Sorority
Emmeline AroushOrientation Leader, Biology & PsychologyResidence Life & Zumba Instructor
Brian TrearchisOrientation Leader, Criminal Justice & PsychologyIntramural Sports & Criminal Justice Society
Elaini MaederOrientation Leader, Business ManagementMen's Basketball Team Manager
Dave EntwistleOrientation Leader, PhysicsSociety of Physics Students & Intramural Sports
Adam SandbergOrientation Leader, Music StudiesHawkapella, National Association of Music Education & ACS
Bernice YeboahOrientation Leader, Business AdministrationBusiness Dean’s Student Leadership Council, SISTERS, Association of Students of African Origin & Campus Activities Programming Association
Tim ReganOrientation Leader, BusinessTrack & Field Team
Melisa CadetOrientation Leader, Criminal JusticeTransportation Services

Important Dates

Freshman Orientation:
See the entire summer schedule and pick the session that fits best for your major and summer plans!

Transfer Registration Days:
There are many dates to select that will help to ensure you are ready for the start of the semester!