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  • About Academic Requirements Reports You have two similar reports to choose from when reviewing advisees' progress toward their degrees. The reports are the Academic Requirements Report (ARR) and the Course Enrollment Planning Report (CEPR). The ARR is the report most advisors prefer, because it...
  • Select classes to add In the SPIRE Menu, go to Enrollment > Add Classes. Alternately, on your Student Center SPIRE Home page, select Enrollment: Add Classes from the other academic... drop-down list or click one of the enrollment links to the left of or below your class schedule. On the...
  • Undergraduate students: You can find advising information in the Advisor box on your Student Center in SPIRE. Graduate students: With some exceptions in the School of Education, your advisor's information is not available through your Student Center in SPIRE. TIP: Use People Finder to find your...
  • View your advisee's course history with the interactive Course History page in SPIRE. Link to further information about the Academic Requirements Report and how to generate an Academic Requirements & Course History PDF. View the Course History Page Navigate to your advisee's Student...
  • View the Course History Page Under the Academics heading on your Student Center, go to the other academics... drop-down list and click the double arrow to see the list. Select Course History from the list. The My Course History page opens. Work with Course History The My Course...
  • About Your Class and Final Exam Schedules Students and instructors, update your calendars with your class and final exam schedules! Download your class and/or final exam schedules from SPIRE, then import them into your preferred calendaring tool (e.g., Apple iCal, Google Calendar, Microsoft...
  • In the SPIRE Menu, go to Enrollment > Drop Classes. The Select classes to drop page will open, listing all the classes for which you are currently registered or waitlisted. Alternately, on your Student Center SPIRE Home page, select Enrollment: Drop Classes from the other academic... drop-...
  • The Edit Classes option allows you to update your enrollment preferences (e.g., number of credits, instructor's name, grading options) for classes that you have already added to your schedule. It is best to make these changes before the end of the registration period. You can also use this option...
  • The Emergency Contacts page lists the name, address, and telephone number of the individual(s) who should be contacted on your behalf in case of an emergency. Because SPIRE is the primary source of information for most offices on campus (including the UMass Police), it is important that you add an...
  • Use SPIRE to enroll in UMass Amherst University and some University Without Walls classes.  Your Enrollment Checklist Check your Enrollment Appointment: This is the time window within which you can enroll in for classes. Clear any holds. A hold on your record restricts your ability to enroll...
  • Use SPIRE to find out the date, time, and location of all your final exams. Final exam information is available only if: A class requires you to take a final exam. Some classes may have other requirements such as a final paper, etc. - and - The class has the final exam scheduled in...
  • About Graduation Data Undergraduate Students For undergraduate students pursuing degree or certificate programs, the Graduation Data page displays your active program(s) and plan(s). As applicable, you can view and update your expected graduation term, your name as you want it to appear on your...
  • Use the MassPirg/Child Care Waiver to remove these fees from your University bill for a given term. Log on to SPIRE. On your Student Center, click the MassPirg/Child Care Waiver link under the Finances heading. The top of the Mass Pirg and Child Care Waiver page displays the current term...
  • Students, go to your Message Center to view secure communications from University offices such as the Registrar's Office or Financial Aid. Choose to hide messages after you read them by clicking the associated Hide link. You can still view messages after they are hidden: choose whether or not...
  • Students living in on-campus student housing facilities now have the option to identify among their emergency contacts a Missing Person Contact. Your Missing Person Contact gets notified in the event that you are determined to be missing. This information will remain confidential and is made...
  • Learn more about the different name types that SPIRE stores and how you can update them. To view the names you have on file with the University, log into SPIRE and navigate to Main Menu > My Personal Information > Names. The Names page opens, listing your names by type. Student Primary...
  • Undergraduate students: You can find advising information in the Advisor box on your Student Center in SPIRE. Graduate students: With some exceptions in the School of Education, your advisor's information is not available through your Student Center in SPIRE. TIP: Use People Finder to find your...
  • Introduction to QuikPAY QuikPAY is an e-billing and payment system that allows you to manage your University bill online. Use QuikPAY to view your University charges, print a PDF copy of your bill, and make a secure online payment. QuikPAY also enables you to set up ‘authorized payers’ (one or...
  • This content has been moved to the Bursar's website at: http://www.umass.edu/bursar under the "Bills - Payments" menu item about Excess Express. 
  • Use SPIRE to update your UMass Amherst meal plan. The options in SPIRE vary to match your situation. Note: Some meal plan options are available each term for a limited time only.  For more information about UMass Amherst meal plans, see UMass Dining. On your Student Center SPIRE Home page, go...

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