College of Education Faculty Resources

The College of Education Community is home to a diverse, award winning and multifaceted faculty and staff members.  We value diversity, community engagement, collaborative innovation, and social justice.  The faculty and staff work together to ensure the college's mission is accomplished at the highest level.  Education for a socially just world.

Undergraduate Advising Support

Student Success Campus (SSC)

Student Success Campus (SSC) offers student appointment scheduling (including 2-way calendar integration for faculty/staff), proactive appointment-based outreach, event check-in, tracking of student interactions/documenting student interactions, reporting and analytics, and early alert and referral pathways... to name a few.

Undergraduate Forms

Change of Major

Complete the change major form and return back to the Education Advising Center.

Declare a Minor

The Minor in Education can be declared when a student has either completed all coursework necessary to fulfill the Minor in Education or is in his/her last semester of completing coursework for the minor. To declare, students must complete section A of the Minor Declaration form and submit it to the Education Advising Center.

Information Release Form (FERPA)

To partially waive your protection under the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Please complete Authorization of Release of Academic Information form and submit it to the Education Advising Center.

Credit Overload Petition

Please fill out the Credit Overload Petition form if you need to enroll in more then 19 credits. Please submit it to the Education Advising Center.

Independent Study Form

To enroll in a independent study, please fill out the Independent study form and submit it to the Education Advising Center.

Individualized Practicum (non-License) contract

To enroll in a individualized practicum, please fill out the Individualized Practicum (non-license) contract and submit it to the Education Advising Center.

Withdrawal from University

IF you are withdrawing DURING the semester, please visit the Dean of Students Office website for information regarding Withdrawing from the University.

IF you are withdrawing from the University AFTER the current semester ends but before the first day of classes of the next semester, you must fill out an End of Term Withdrawal in Spire

Application for Readmission

All students planning to return to the university after withdrawal must file a Readmission Application with the Office of the Registrar. Be sure to check the application date to ensure "on time course registration" as these deadlines are final.

University Academic Regulations

Graduate Advising Support

Academic advising is a collaborative teaching and learning relationship crucial to student success. Advising engages the student and the advisor in a consistent and enduring relationship; helping the student to recognize that teaching and learning occur in many activities, services and interactions, as well as in the classroom.

Master Degree Forms

 Proposed Program of Study (M1)
 Completed Program of Study (M2)
 M.Ed. Degree Eligibility Form
 

Education Specialist Forms

 Proposed Program of Study (ES1)
 Completed Program of Study (ES2)
 Ed.S. Degree Eligibility Form
 

Doctoral Forms

Results of Comprehensive/Qualifying Examination (D5)
Formation of Dissertation Committee (D6)
Change of Committee Membership (D10)
Dissertation Proposal Approval (D7)
Dissertation Proposal Human Subjects Review Approval (D7A)
Announcement of Final Oral Examination (D8)
Results of Final Oral Examination (D9)
 

Independent Study Form

  To enroll in a independent study, please fill out the independent study form and submit it to the Education Advising Center. 

Individualized Practicum (non-license) contract 

  To enroll in a individualize practicum (non-license), please fill out the practicum form and submit it to the Education Advising Center.

Credit Overload Petition

  Please fill out the credit overload petition if you need to register for more then 16 credits. Please return it to Academic Affairs office. 
 

Add/Drop course form  

The add/drop form needs to be completed after the end of Add/drop period. 

University Campus Offices

Career Services

 Career services will guide you through the process of your unique career development.  Career services has information geared for Undergraduate or Graduate Students. 

Center for Counseling and Psychological Health 

  The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) offers a community of care to UMass Amherst students.  Read more....

Campus & Community Life Custer

  Campus & Community Life Custer serves as an advocate for a diverse student body. Read more...
 

Disabilities Services

  Disabilities Services is committed to the most appropriate accommodations available for students with disabilities.  Read more....

Financial Aid

  Get answers on financial aid


Ombuds Office

  The Ombuds staff works to with visitors in a variety of ways to help them understand their options and resolve their concerns.  Read more....

Registrar's Office

  The Office of the University Registrar provides academic resources concerning undergraduate students. 

Veteran Services

  Veteran Services provides information and support for student veterans, active military and their families.  Read more...

Writing Center

  Writing Center tutors work with undergrad, graduate & postdoc, staff and faculty writers.  Read more...

Teaching Support

Course Management

   Course Scheduling Principles
   Course Scheduling Process
   Course Approval Process
       To submit a experimental, permanent or make a change to a exisiting course.  Please use the UMass Course and Curriculum Management System.
       Permanent Course must complete the Faculty Senate approval process.  Read more...
       Experimental courses are approved on a abbreviated process and can only be run THREE times without establishing permanent course status.  Read more...
       New course syllabus template 
       New Course requirements

College of Education Academic Matters Committee

    CAMC Members -  
    CAMC Meeting Schedule - 
    CAMC Minutes - Please click here 
    CAMC Memos -

College of Education Instructional Support

   For assistance, please contact EdTech, call (413-545-6981 or visit Furcolo W06) 

Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development

  The Institute for Teaching Excellence & Faculty Development (TEFD) supports the professional development of faculty.  Read more...

Disabilities Services

  Disabilities Services is committed to the most appropriate accommodations available for students with disabilities.  Read more....

Research Support

The Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) is responsible for supporting the strength, rigor and productivity of the College’s sponsored research activity and engagement with strategic external partners. 

 

Personnel Support

Massachusetts Society of Professors

The Massachusetts Society of Professors is the union on the UMass Campus representing librarians and faculty.  Read more...

Leaves

  Leave without pay - application
  Parental Leave - application
  Sabbatical Application - Follow this link and choose: Create New Submission>Leaves>Create Create Sabbatical Request
  Sabbatical Guidelines - 2018

Office of the Provost

 University Policies and  Union Contracts
 Personal Information

UMass Academic Personnel Workflow System

 The Academic Personnel Workflow System is used for Annual Faculty Reviews, applications for reappointment and tenure just to name a few.  Read more... 

Wellness

Center for Counseling and Psychological Health 

 The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) offers a community of care to UMass Amherst students.  Read more....

Center for Women & Community 

  The Center for Women and Community serves women for UMass and Five College members.  Read more...

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

  The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is a free and confidential counseling, consultation, and referral service that is available on the UMass, Amherst campus.  Read more...

Office of Religious and Spiritual Life

 The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life offers a range of educational programs, interfaith dialogue and other bridge-building activities.  Read more...

Stonewall Center

  The Stonewall Center provides cultural and educational programing and support for individuals who experience harassment and discrimination.  Read more...

Work/Life Balance

 UMass Amherst offers a range of programs designed to support faculty and staff in maintaining a balance between home and work responsibilities.  Read more...

Workplace Learning and Development

 WL&D provides a full range of services to UMass Amherst departments, individuals and work groups with the goal of enhancing both effectiveness and the quality of work life.  Read more...

Mentoring

LAUNCH Program
   FLY Program
   Early Career Mutual Mentoring Group