Your UMass email is the primary source for communication with professors and advisors. Check it regularly! There will be times when you need to email someone at UMass. Maybe you have questions about an assignment or a grade. Unsure of what to say? Use the following tips to help you get started sending appropriate e-mails to faculty.
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Professor: Dear/Hi Professor (Last Name),
Advisor: Hi Mr./Ms./Mrs. (Last Name)
I have a question about the homework due next Tuesday. I reviewed the course syllabus, and I am unsure. Are we required to provide a Works Cited page for this assignment?
I want to be sure that I am registering for the right classes for next semester. I am planning to take (insert courses). Do these courses align with my remaining degree requirements?
I was surprised that I received such a low grade on my paper. I would very
much appreciate the opportunity to discuss my grade with you so that I can
understand how I can improve in the future.