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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 187, students, without prerequisite(s), who are unable to enroll in SPIRE 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 233, you must have met the prerequisite MATH 132, Calculus II. Non-UMass students should email a copy of their transcript to the MATH 233 instrutor 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 2019, MATH 233, #22427). Instructor's email address can be found in the class description.