Academic Advising

Our Experts Are Here to Support You Every Step of the Way

Our professional advisors are knowledgeable about all aspects of academic advising and university policies, including academic requirements, degree pathways and planning, course selection, changing majors and other academic matters. Advising services are available year-round for students seeking information about any of the undergraduate degree and certificate programs offered through the Division of Online and Continuing Education.

Academic Advisors

Diane Donaldson

Criminal Justice, Psychology

Peter Rossini

Business, Information Technology

April O'Donnell

Information Technology, Liberal Arts

Cathy Hamilton

English, Liberal Arts

Jean Russell


Rebecca Stoodley

Business, Information Technology

Susan Wartman

Information Technology, Certificate Programs

Faculty and Program Advisors

Business/Management Anita Chieh, Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs
Carol Towle, Coordinator of Student Success
Criminal Justice Angela Callahan, Visiting Instructor
Philip McCormack, Adjunct Faculty
Mechanical Engineering Technology Glenn Sundberg, Associate Professor
Electronic Engineering Technology Gary Howe, Director of Labs
English Katherine Shrieves, Lecturer
Information Technology Yelena Rykalova, Visiting Lecturer
Legal Studies Michelle Veilleux, Lecturer
Walter Toomey, Lecturer
Liberal Arts Joseph Lipchitz, Professor Emeritus
Mathematics Ravi Montenegro, Associate Professor
Nursing: RN to B.S. Jennifer Wilber, Clinical Assistant Professor
Psychology Richard Siegel, Professor Emeritus
Mary Duell, Senior Lecturer

Meet Our Staff and Get Your Questions Answered

UMass Lowell's Division of Online and Continuing Education cordially invites you to an Online Orientation for new students.

Last Orientation: January 15, 2019

Listen to a Live Recording


Please call the admissions team at 978-934-2474 or email


Division of Online and Continuing Education Advising Center

Southwick Hall 203
1 University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Holiday Closings and Special Hours

  • November 12, Veterans' Day (University Closed)
  • November 21 from 6:00 pm - November 25: Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed)
  • December 25: Christmas Day (University Closed)
  • December 26-28: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • January 1: New Year's Day (University Closed)
  • January 15: Online Orientation, 7:00-8:00 pm
  • January 21: Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
  • February 18: President's Day (University Closed)
  • March 11-15: Spring Recess
  • April 15: Patriots' Day (University Closed)

March 25, 2019: Last day for students to complete work for incomplete Fall 2018 semester courses.

Commencement: May 18, 2019 »

Advising Appointments

Undergraduate Students

Schedule Online
or contact the advising center at:

978-934-2474 or 800-480-3190

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Graduate Students

Visit or contact Graduate Admissions at 978-934-2380 or

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