Academic Resources

Academic Calendar

Academic Honesty Policy and Procedures: These policies were established to ensure that the learning environment at the university is honest and fair.

CAPS (the Class Automated Proposal System) is used to schedule new courses. Contact your department administrator if you need to schedule a course or change a scheduled class. CAPS access is limited to specific scheduling representatives in the college.

Degree Forms and Milestones collects all the essential forms for you and your students in one place. Includes  Proposed Program of Study, Completed Program of Study, Dissertation forms, and Degree Eligibility.

FERPA Certification is necessary for staff and instructors who need access to student records.  

Navigate is UMass Amherst’s undergraduate student success system. It 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, early alert and referral pathways, and more.

Who to Contact

Contact the appropriate Department Administrators or the Academic Affairs Office if you need assistance or more information about the processes and information described on this page.