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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Pass Fail Policies Announced for Spring 2021

May 04, 2021

UMass Amherst has issued new pass/fail guidelines for spring 2021. Key points for courses up through level 500 include:

  • All Letter Grading only courses will continue to be offered as Letter Grading with Pass/Fail option.
  • Students will be allowed to select Pass/Fail grading for up to three courses until Tuesday, May 4.
  • [Please note: To elect Pass/Fail or Revoke Pass/Fail, click the down arrow on the Other Academic drop-down list to the left of your Class Schedule on the SPIRE Student Center.]
  • The current University policies restricting usage of Pass/Fail courses for satisfaction of major, School/College, and University requirements including the General Education and Writing curriculum will be suspended for the Spring 2021 semester.

You can read the full announcement for more detailed information.