Orientation is the beginning of your journey at Navitas at UMass Lowell. It is a new study environment, a new country and a new way of life. It all starts at orientation, so don't miss it!
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What happens at Orientation?

  • Receive an orientation kit
  • Be introduced to a range of services and facilities Navitas at UMass Lowell offers
  • Purchase textbooks
  • Obtain your Student ID Card
  • Meet new friends before beginning study

There will also be information sessions concerning accommodation, employment, safety, health, and more all designed to help you settle into your new environment.

Most importantly, Orientation ensures that you are enrolled - you will take a placement test for Math and English, and obtain your UMass Lowell Student ID Card.

What should I bring to Orientation?

  • Navitas at UMass Lowell Offer Letter
  • University's Letter of Acceptance
  • Passport
  • Form I-20
  • I-94 Card
  • Address details

What happens if I do not attend Orientation?

If you are not able to attend Orientation, you MUST CONTACT Navitas at UMass Lowell to receive instructions about late enrollments.

Students who arrive past the first day of class will be deferred to the following semester.

Orientation Location

Fox Hall Common
100 Pawtucket Street
Lowell, MA 01854

Summer – Fall 2017

On Campus students Residence Hall Check in:

August 30, 2017


August 31-September 1, 2017


Fox Hall Common 
100 Pawtucket Street
Lowell, MA 01854

Classes Start:

September 6, 2017

Classes Finish:

December 31, 2017

How do I get to Navitas at UMass Lowell

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