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  • About Class Overview/Textbooks  Federal law requires publication of information about required and recommended textbooks for each class in the Schedule of Classes. The purpose of the law is to help students better understand and manage this specific educational expense. Read more about the...
  • UMass Amherst faculty, instructors, and staff use Amazon CourseMaterials to adopt textbooks or other materials. Adoptions display in SPIRE to help students budget and to provide them with direct links to rent or purchase the materials they will need for their classes. Students can retrieve a list...
  • If you choose to publish your syllabi online, the best strategy is to add the file to Box and share the file with the public. Once you have uploaded your syllabus file to Box, you can share it to anyone with the link, or embed the file onto a website. This method preserves the privacy of any other...
  • Federal law requires universities to include information in the online listing of class offerings about textbooks that will be needed for each class. The purpose of the law is to give students an opportunity to plan for this aspect of their educational expenses. Six queries are available in SPIRE...