Winter Intersession 2017

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Take Courses Over Winter Break!

Accelerate your education program by enrolling in UMass Lowell's Winter Intersession. Students can earn college credits during their winter break by taking courses in such areas as Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science. See our list of Winter Intersession Courses!


Register now by SIS Self-Service. New students fax, mail or walk-in at The Solution Center, University Crossing, 220 Pawtucket Street, Suite 131, Lowell, MA 01854-5110. See the new student checklist which is included on the New Student Registration Form.

Add/Drop/Withdrawal Dates

  • Last Day to ADD a course: December 29
  • Last day to DROP a course with a full refund: December 30
  • Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W": January 10

Students may use SIS to add, drop or withdraw from a course.

For all other registration and financial information, please check our website at or the course registration information in our Spring bulletin. For additional information on financial policies and procedures, see

For prerequisites, please check our website, course catalog, or the course listings for the Spring term.

All courses are three credits unless otherwise noted.

To check if a course fulfills the Core Curriculum and the General Education Requirements, please see

Non-UMass Lowell Students:

Do You Study at another College or University?
You may be able to take a UMass Lowell course during Winter Break and transfer it into your program of study at another institution. Check with your college or university regarding acceptance of transfer credits from UMass Lowell prior to registering for your course.

For more information about our programs, email, or stop by Continuing Education, UML North, Southwick 203 or call us at (978) 934-2474.

Please Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in this website. However, Continuing Education reserves the right to implement new rules and regulations and to make changes of any nature in its program, calendar, locations, tuition, and fees. Whenever possible, appropriate notice of such changes will be given before they become effective.

In registering for courses, each student assumes full responsibility for knowledge of and compliance with the definitions, regulations, and procedures for the University as set forth in the appropriate publications and bulletins.

Classes Begin on Wednesday, December 28th and run through Thursday, January 12th

Day Classes: Meet Monday-Saturday from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Evening Classes: Normally meet Monday-Friday from 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm plus two Saturday, January 7 from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Final Exam: Thursday, January 12, unless a make-up class is necessary; then the exam will be held on Friday, January 13.

Contact Information

Questions? Call the Faculty and Student Support Center at (978) 934-2474 or email

Weather Cancellations: Call (978) 934-2121