This section of the website outlines
many of the Division of Online and Continuing Education's Academic
Polices & Procedures for admissions,
transferring credits, grading, and
financial aid. If you have any
questions, please contact our Faculty
and Student Support Center at (978)
934-2474, or email
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Students who have questions about the
interpretation or application of University
academic policies should consult with an
Academic Counselor or Program Coordinator.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell does not issue student visa documents (i.e., Form I-20 or Form DS-2019, etc.) to students for any Online and Continuing Education programs. International students presently living in the U.S. who are registering for the Division of Online and Continuing Education classes must provide proof of non-immigrant status. Please submit a copy of: Your current visa document (Form I-20, Form DS-2019, Form I-797, Employee Authorization Card, etc.); visa stamp; and I-94 card, https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/ with your registration form. F-1 and J-1 students from another academic institution must obtain the consent of their U.S. sponsoring institution in order to enroll for courses at UMass Lowell. Such consent will be reviewed by the International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO). These students will not be permitted to be full-time or degree seeking students at UMass Lowell while maintaining F-1 or J-1 student status from another academic institution. Students holding B-1 and B-2 status may not register for any academic classes. F-2 spouses and minor children of a legal F-1 student may not engage in a full-time program of study, but may work towards completion of a degree while on part-time status. Please contact the International Students and Scholars Office at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Note: In registering for courses and/or accepting
admission into the University of Massachusetts Lowell, each student assumes
responsibility for knowledge of and compliance with the
definitions, regulations, and procedures of the
University pertaining to his or her student status as
set forth in the appropriate University of Massachusetts
Lowell, Division of Online and Continuing Education website,
publications, and catalog.