Disability Services

Resources


Campus Resources

The Counseling Center
Students come for counseling services, consultations and referrals in an effort to achieve a better understanding of themselves and to gain methods of coping with their feelings, relationships, choices and academic studies.

Contact Information:
E-mail:
counseling@uml.edu

Health Services
The staff of Health Services consists of nurse practitioners, a registered nurse, health educators, a consultant M.D., an immunization coordinator, a secretary, and an insurance coordinator. Emergency care is provided on a walk-in basis and students may also make appointments with a nurse practitioner for routine health care or a sick visit.

Contact Information:
E-mail: Health_Services@uml.edu 

CLASS (Centers for Learning and Academic Support Services)
CLASS has programs designed to help students adjust to the demands of heavier course loads and more difficult classes. It gives support in varying ways such as tutoring, computer workshops, study skills workshops, and major and career planning.

Executive Director: Sheila Riley-Callahan
E-mail: Sheila_RileyCallahan@uml.edu

Coordinator of Advising Services & Goler Program
Susan Lemire
Email: Susan_Lemire@uml.edu

Coordinator of Tutoring Services & Strategies for Success 
Suzanne Gamache
Email: Suzanne_Gamache@uml.edu

The Advising Center (Located on North and South Campus at CLASS)
The Advising Center provides students with the information and advice they need to make informed decisions about their academic career. Staff members provide ISIS support, and offer advice on majors, careers, study skills and fulfilling University academic requirements, including general education requirements.

Email: advisement@uml.edu

The Write Place (Located on North and South Campus at CLASS)
Students come here for assistance in all phases of the writing process. Appointments are made for one-on-one help from trained writing tutors.

Financial Aid Office
The University participates in various federal, state, institutional and private financial aid programs. There are three major types of financial aid: Grants and waivers, student employment programs and student loans.

Contact Information:
Phone: 978-934-4220
Fax: 978-934-3009

Office of the Registrar

Email: Registrar@uml.edu

Office of Residence Life
The Office of Residence Life works to provide a safe, interactive and well maintained environment where students can live, learn and grow.  It aims to maintain a living and learning environment that promotes the personal and academic success of each individual student.

Contact Information:
E-mail: ResLife@uml.edu

Career Services & Cooperative Education Center
Career & Co-op Center offers individual appointments for all types of career guidance, resume and cover letter reviews, practice interviews, workshops and presentations, panel discussions, career fairs, on-campus interviews, company information sessions, online job and internship postings (as well as some printed internship, co-op, and seasonal resources in the office), vocational assessments, a variety of job search handouts and articles, and access to the University Career Advisory Network (UCAN/Mentors).

E-mail: career_services@uml.edu

Veterans Services
The mission of creating and maintaining a veteran friendly campus is supported by a standing committee on veterans' affairs, with a strong representation of veterans on campus and from the community.

E-mail: veterans@uml.edu

Student Activities and Leadership
UMass Lowell has over 100 active student organizations. These clubs are open to students and are a fantastic way to meet people, have fun, and make a difference! The Office of Student Activities and Leadership creates cultural, social, educational and leadership opportunities, which embrace diversity and collaboration, shaping visionary leaders of tomorrow.

E-mail: student_activities@uml.edu 

Community Resources

Asperger’s Resources

Autism Support Center
www.ne-arcautismsupportcenter.org
Phone: 978-777-9135
Email: asc@ne-arc.org

Asperger’s Association of New England
www.aane.org
Phone: 617-393-3824

Achieving in Higher Education with Autism / Developmental Disabilities 
www.aheadd.org
Phone: 877-AHEADD-1

ADHD Resources

Children & Adults with ADHD (CHADD)
www.chadd.org
Phone: 800-233-4050, 508-302-2425

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
www.add.org
Phone: 800-939-1019

ADHA Lowell Support Group
CHADD of Northern Mass./ Southern NH
Phone: 978-957-0655


Other Community Resources

Career Center of Lowell
www.cclowell.org

Phone: 978-458-2503

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
www.adaa.org
Phone: 240-485-1001

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
www.nami.org
Phone: 781-938-4048

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
www.ahead.org
New England AHEAD
PO Box 88
Boston, MA 02133

Mass. Commission for the Blind
www.mass.gov/mcb

Phone: 617-727-5550

Mass. Rehabilitation Commission
www.mass.gov/mrc

Phone: 617-727-2183

Mass. Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
www.mass.gov/mcdhh
617-740-1600

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance
Lowell Support Group
www.dbsamerrimackvalley.org

Phone: 888-280-7773

Lowell Veterans Center

www.vetcenter.va.gov
Phone: 978-453-1151 (Lowell)