Student Financial Services

Important Health Insurance Information

All Students:
State law requires that every UMass Lowell student complete a Health Insurance Coverage Selection Form upon entering the University and each academic year thereafter. Students covered under another health insurance policy (under a parent/guardian, spouse or self) may waive the Health Fee by logging into the Student Information System (SiS).

International Students:
UMass Lowell requires that all International Students be enrolled in the University Student Health Insurance Plan. For more information regarding International Student Health Insurance Requirements or Rules for Maintaining Status, visit the International Student & Scholars office.

Additional Fees for Full- and Part-Time Undergraduate Students

The fees listed below may be applied to your account total depending on your individual status or courses enrolled in. For a more detailed description of these fees, please refer to the charge descriptions

Estimated Fees* ($U.S.) for the 2014-2015 Academic Year
Per Semester, Unless Otherwise Noted

Fee Description Charge
College & Department Fees Art Department $200
College of Engineering $275
College of Health Sciences $275
Manning School of Business $110
Music Department $325
College of Sciences $275
First-Year Student Services Fee Billed to incoming Freshmen, Transfer students, Re-admit students and Graduate students $200
Graduation Fee Billed to students classified as Seniors $200
Health Insurance Fee Students are required by Massachusetts State Law to have health insurance $1,362/year
International Student Fee Billed to International students $275
Mass PIRG This fee supports the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (Mass PIRG), a student-interest advocacy group. This fee is voted on by student referendum. Students can choose to waive this fee each semester. $11

Nursing Exit and Specialty Exam Fees Course Number Course Name  Charge
Sophomore Nursing Students 33.210 Nursing Fundamentals $140
30.319 Pathophysiology $30
Junior Nursing Students 33.310 Health Promotion Family I $60
33.314 Health Promotion Family II $60
33.318 Pharmacology $30
Senior Nursing Students 33.410 Nursing Acute Care $45
33.413 Role Transition $100
33.651 Advanced Health Assessment Fee $400

*These prices are subject to change by vote of the UMass Board of Trustees.