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Independent Study/Practicum

  • Identify a UMass faculty sponsor
  • Complete the Independent Study Registration form
  • Registration begins on the first day of the current semester’s registration through CPE*
  • Deadline to enroll is the end of the add/drop period
  • Fees**: $47 Registration fee (non-refundable) AND
                $195 per undergraduate credit OR $220 per graduate credit

*This date does not always correspond to the date a semester’s registration opens through the university.
** The cost of program (e.g. UWW, MBA, etc.) independent studies may differ; the course fees for these classes should be listed with the course and its description here.


  • Register using SPIRE
  • Registration deadline is the end of the add/drop period
  • Fees: $47 Registration fee (non-refundable) AND
    $195 per credit


  • Enroll as for Independent Study (above)
  • Fees: $47 Registration fee (non-refundable) AND
    $195 per credit
  • For assistance, contact Career Services

Questions? Contact CPE Registration Office  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (413) 545-3653 or 800-922-8211

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