Published on *UMass Amherst Graduate School* (http://www.umass.edu/gradschool)

Below are the academic rules, procedures, and deadlines found in the Handbook that graduate students must meet while enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The staff of the Graduate School and/or the student's Graduate Program Director are available to assist each student should questions arise.

Registration [2]| Courses [3] | Billing [4] | Enrollment Status [5] | Statute of Limitations [6] | Statute of Limitations Extensions [7] | Candidacy [8] | Leave of Absence [9] | Withdrawal/Dismissal [10] | Absences for Religious Reasons [11]

Graduate School Grading Policies [13] | Transfer Credit Policy [14] | Change of Major/Program [15] | Change of Personal Data [16] | Transcripts [17] | Privacy of Records [18]

Master's Degree Requirements [20] | Sample Forms [21]

Doctoral Degree Requirements [22] | Sample Forms [23]

**Links:**

[1] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment

[2] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Registration

[3] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Courses

[4] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Billing

[5] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Enrollment Status

[6] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Statute of Limitations

[7] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Statute of Limitations Extensions

[8] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Candidacy

[9] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Leave of Absence

[10] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Withdrawal

[11] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/1-enrollment#Religious Absences

[12] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/2-educational-records

[13] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/2-educational-records#Grading Policies

[14] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/2-educational-records#Transfer Credit

[15] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/2-educational-records#Change of Program

[16] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/2-educational-records#Change Personal Data

[17] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/2-educational-records#Transcripts

[18] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/2-educational-records#Privacy of Records

[19] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/3-degree-certification

[20] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/3-degree-certification#Master's

[21] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/sites/default/files/masters_sample_forms.pdf

[22] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/current-students/graduate-student-handbook/3-degree-certification#Doctoral

[23] http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/sites/default/files/doctoral_sample_forms.pdf

[24] http://www.umass.edu/dean_students/

[25] http://www.umass.edu/research/compliance/policies-and-procedures

[26] http://www.umass.edu/umhome/services.html