The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Steps to participate in the Computing & Informatics Exploratory RAP Fall 2019:

  1. Complete the application and email it to no later than Friday, May 10, 2019
  2. All applicants will be notified by Friday, May 17, 2019
  3. If accepted, follow the steps on the RAP website ( to secure your space (This must be done between May 19 and May 22.)
  4. If NOT accepted, please consider joining one of the Gen Ed RAPs (
  5. On Wednesday, May 22 at noon any remaining open spaces will be available for Computing & Informatics Exploratory students to join the RAP (no application necessary at this point).

Course Information Fall 2019

  • Students will enroll in a special RAP section of the college one-credit First-Year Seminar AND
  • Advisors will guide students into appropriate math, and/or computer science related courses during Summer NSO.

Location Fall 2019

Students will live together in Dickinson Hall in the Orchard Hill residential area.

Computing Informatics RAP