Career Services for Online Students

 The Career & Co-Op Center at UMass Lowell is intended to help you succeed in your career, regardless of whether you’re an online or traditional on-campus student. Online students often face unique challenges in their job searches. For example, you may not have the same opportunities to network with potential employers as traditional campus students. […]

5 Tips to Fast-Track Your Degree

When pursuing a degree program, time is often a limiting factor. Traditional on-campus degrees can take several years to complete, and this timeframe is not feasible for many students. However, fast-tracking your degree can offer numerous benefits and open doors to exciting opportunities. By completing your education in a shorter time frame, you can start […]

How to Transfer from a Community College to a University

Tips for Community College Students Looking to transfer schools Transferring from a community college to a university can be an exciting and challenging experience. It’s a great way to continue your education and attain your career goals. A study on Building Stronger Community College Transfer Pathways states, “Recent research shows that those who complete associate […]

College Terminology Guide

No matter what you choose to study at school, you’ll benefit from our guide to college terminology! We’ve assembled a list of terms commonly used in higher education that are not so common to the rest of the world. A quick review will give you the knowledge you need to navigate your academic journey. College […]

VA Education Benefits

Education benefits for veterans and those who are actively serving in the military are an important part of the many services and programs the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers to those who have served their country. VA education benefits help to cover some or all of the costs for educational expenses related to […]

Student Success: Advice from Current and Past Students

When it comes to the idea of college student success, the definition can be very different depending on who you are, where you are at in life and what you want to accomplish. No matter what path you are on or what student success may look like to you, there are many resources available to […]

10 Tips for Online Learning

Online learning has many benefits, including flexibility, convenience, accelerated progress and lower cost. It’s also a central part of today’s college experience. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 75% of undergraduate students enrolled in at least one distance education course in the Fall of 2020. Whether you’re already on your way to earning […]