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The University of Massachusetts Amherst


The maximum credit amounts for classes through University+ vary depending on term as follows:

  • Fall/Spring: 11 credits
  • Winter: 8 credits
  • Summer:
    • Undergraduates: 16 credits total, up to 8 credits for each session
    • Graduates: 9 credits total

Should you need to take additional credits, please contact your advisor.

Non-Degree students should contact our Advising Office at @email or 413-545-3430. 

Note: If you are a non-degree, undergraduate-level student and wish to study full time (12 credits or more per term) on a regular basis, you should apply for admission to a degree-granting program.