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Prerequisites

Non-degree students are not required to be coded in SPIRE as having met course prerequisites before enrolling. If you get a prerequisite error while trying to enroll, contact us at @email or 413-545-3653, giving us your name, student ID, semester, and the class (including subject, course number, and 5-digit class #) that you are trying to enroll in. We will add permission into SPIRE to override the prerequisite and then you will be able to self-enroll. Note: It is always a good idea to have satisfied the prerequisite before enrolling.

For ECON classes, all prerequisites must be met. Non-UMass students should email a copy of their transcript to @email for permission to enroll. Be sure to include your name, SPIRE ID, term, and class you want to enroll in (e.g. John Smith, 12345678, Spring 2018, ECON 204, #61505). Learn more

For COMPSCI classes, students must contact: @email. Please provide a statement about programming background with supporting pdf documentation for instructor review. Course syllabi are required for any relevant programming courses. Be sure to include your name, SPIRE ID, term, and class you want (e.g. John Doe, 12345678, Summer 2019, COMPSCI 187, # 21927).

For MATH and STAT courses with prerequisites, non-UMass students should email a copy of their transcript to Matthew Dobson at @email for permission to enroll. Be sure to include your name, SPIRE ID, term, and class you want to enroll in (e.g. John Smith, 12345678, Summer 2022, MATH 233, #40982).