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How you enroll in Continuing & Professional Education (CPE) classes depends on the type of student you are. Click on the appropriate link below for enrollment instructions.

  • Non-Degree student - Student who is taking credit-bearing classes but is NOT pursuing a UMass Amherst degree OR taking credit-bearing classes in a term prior to a term in which they are matriculated at UMass Amherst.
  • Matriculated Graduate student - Student who has been officially accepted into a degree-seeking, graduate-level program through the UMass Amherst Graduate Admissions office.
  • Matriculated Undergraduate or Post-Graduate student - Student who has been officially accepted into a degree-seeking, undergraduate-level program through the UMass Amherst Admissions office.
  • Non-Credit student - Student in non-credit (NC) classes only. Note that NC classes do not offer any academic credit to anyone. (Students in credit-bearing classes who do not want academic credit should enroll as a non-degree student, then choose 'Audit' as their grading basis). All non-credit students must complete a registration form with the exception of students enrolling in:

    Winter School for Turf Managers - call 413-545-5202
    MTEL Prep Workshops - call 413-545-2701

To enroll in Power Up for College Success (Univrsty 191A - Summer term only), go to

If you need help in identifying the type of student you are or have any other questions, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 413-545-3653 or 800-922-8211.

Missed the add deadline but still need to enroll?

  • Adds are NOT allowed after the semester midpoint

Graduate students: Complete a Graduate Late Add/Drop form

Undergraduate students: Complete a Undergraduate Late Add Petition

Once you've enrolled in your class, check out our registration checklist for next steps.

***We regret that the Division of Continuing & Professional Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst cannot enroll students who are residents of Alabama or Arkansas due to laws of those states pertaining to distance education.***

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