Get Your FTP Account for Your Online Course(s)

To obtain your FTP username and password, please enter the information requested below. All fields must be consistent with the information provided at the time of registration.

Please wait 1-2 business days from the day that you register with SIS before retrieving your Blackboard login username & password. Note: this is the process you should follow whether you are taking a completely online course, or an on campus course with supplemental online course materials.

We do NOT use your Social Security number. You will need to have your UMass Lowell Student ID number in order to obtain your course login information.

If you do not have your UMass Lowell Student ID#, retrieve it from

If you can't retrieve your UMass Lowell Student ID number, please call the UMass Lowell's IT Help Center at 978-934-4357.

Currently usernames and passwords are available for Fall '22 and Summer '22.

Get Your FTP Account Username & Password:

If you have any questions about this process, please call (978) 934-2467, 1-800-480-3190 or email us at

Please Note: Important University communications, including a welcome letter for online students, are sent directly to students at their UML email address. UMass Lowell creates a UML email address for all students with a "" suffix to ensure they receive these important communications. Please see for details.