We're excited that you're ready to enroll!
If you are an active student, please register for classes in SPIRE.
Step 1: Review exceptions below to determine if any apply
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:
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
A 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 4: Self-enroll in CPE classes in SPIRE. Click for a tutorial.
State Contact Information
Do you live outside Massachusetts? Need to contact your state's online higher education authority?