International Students & Scholars Office

UMass Lowell is enriched by the unique perspectives, cultures and native languages of our international students, scholars and employees who hail from more than 60 countries.

The ISSO is here to help you adjust to life on campus and in the United States, providing assistance with work authorization, social security applications, compliance with academic and immigration regulations and more. 

The UMass Lowell Edge

  • Leandro Quezada

    Leandro Quezada

    Sound Recording Technology with a minor in Latin American Studies

    Leandro chose UMass Lowell after doing exhaustive research online from his home in Ecuador. He was impressed by the history of success and obvious rigor of the sound recording technology program at UMass Lowell.

  • Shaheed Mohamed

    Shaheed Mohamed

    Clinical Laboratory and Nutritional Sciences

    As a Fulbright scholar and international student, Shaheed Mohamed had his choice of programs. He decided to continue his studies at UMass Lowell because of the strength of the clinical laboratory sciences.


10/28/2015 - Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone impacted by the recent earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Please feel free to contact the ISSO if you need any assistance.