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We're excited that you're ready to enroll!

Please review our Admissions Guide and Enrollment FAQs for any questions you might have, or email us at regoff@cpe.umass.edu or call 413-545-3653.

Current Students

If you are an active student, please register for classes in SPIRE.

Step 1: Review exceptions below to determine if any apply

Step 2: Log in to get a CPE Enrollment Appointment.

Step 3: Self-enroll in CPE classes


  • Undergraduate, on-campus in Fall/Spring classes , click here.
  • Student who is ONLY enrolling in Non-Credit classes, click here
  • Student enrolling in:
    • Winter School for Turf Managers, click here
    • Power Up for College Success (UNIVRSTY 191A) - Contact Power Up
    • MTEL Prep Workshops - call 413-545-2701
    • Students wishing to enroll in Non-CPE (University-scheduled) classes, click here


It's important to note that notifying the instructor or not attending class does not constitute an official drop or withdrawal. More info

New or Returning Students

new student is one who has applied for admission to a program but wishes to take classes before their official admit term, or a non-degree student who wishes to take a class.

A returning (or inactive) student has been away from UMass Amherst for at least two (2) terms.

Step 1: Review exceptions (above) to determine if any apply 

Step 2: Complete this form. Within two business days, you will be emailed credentials which will allow you to log into SPIRE (our student information system).

Step 3: Log into SPIRE to get a CPE Enrollment Appointment.

Step 4: Self-enroll in CPE classes in SPIRE. Click for a tutorial.


    Review our Enrollment FAQs or contact the CPE Registration Office at regoff@cpe.umass.edu or call 413-545-3653 or 800-922-8211

    State Contact Information

    Do you live outside Massachusetts? Need to contact your state's online higher education authority? 


    Alabama and Arkansas Residents

    We regret that Continuing & Professional Education at UMass Amherst cannot enroll residents of Alabama or Arkansas due to laws of those states pertaining to distance education.
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