Visit the CHC-Paths Portal
Log in using your UMass NetID and password.
START A NEW CONTRACT
Determine which type of course contract you would like to create:
499Y: Part I of Honors Thesis
To enroll in the first semester of an independent Honors Thesis.
499T/P: Part II of Honors Thesis
To enroll in the second semester of an independent two-semester Honors Thesis. To enroll in a one-semester 6-credit Honors Thesis.
ISH: Independent Study Honors
To enroll in an independent study.
Review relevant details about submitting a course contract.
Review the information about your major and honors plan. Contact a CHC advisor to make changes.
Indicate the faculty member(s) who will guide your independent work.
Enter the number of weekly hours you will dedicate to your independent work.
As part of the course contract, the semester plan or proposal is a binding contract (similar to a course syllabus) that outlines expectations. Students should complete each section of the proposal and consult the faculty member for guidance.
Save the form to return later and make further revisions. Submit it if you have entered all of the requested information and are ready to submit it for review.