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Payment of Fees

Bills are usually generated once/month. Notification will be sent to your UMass email account OR to the email address that we have on file. Paper bills are not generated.

Agency/Corporate Billing: We must have a purchase order or letter of authorization on file. Paperwork should be sent to address below.

We accept:

  • Cash or Credit Card
  • Check: Make payable to the University of Massachusetts and include your name and Student ID number. Mail to:

UMass Bursar's Office Attn: CPE
215 Whitmore Bldg
181 President's Dr.
Amherst, MA 01003

Important: In order to be eligible for a refund, you must OFFICIALLY drop your class by the end of Add/Drop. Notifying the instructor or ceasing to attend class does not constitute an official drop or withdrawal. See our Refund Policy for more information.


CPE Class Fees: Fees for classes can be found in the Restrictions/Notes section on the class in SPIRE.

  • Independent Study/Practicum/Thesis/Dissertation/Internship fees:

    • Undergraduate: $195/credit
    • Graduate: $220/credit

Non-CPE (University-scheduled) Class Fees:

    • Undergraduate: $371/credit
    • Gradute: $438/credit
    • Curriculum Fee: $208/credit

In addition to the fees above, a non-refundable registration fee will be assessed as follows:

  • Credit class: $47/term; non-refundable
  • Non-Credit class: $6/term; non-refundable

Graduate Service Fee: One-time, non-refundable $357 fee (entering graduate students only)

Undergraduate Entering Fee: One-time, non-refundable $135 fee applies to all entering undergraduate students that are matriculated in undergraduate degree programs administered by CPE beginning Fall 2012. Students admitted prior to Fall 2012 will continue paying the $75 Undergraduate Commencement Fee.

Undergraduate Commencement Fee: Undergraduate students who were admitted prior to Fall 2012 are assessed a $75 fee during the semester of graduation.

Questions? Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 413-545-0337 or visit the Bursar website.

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