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If you already have an active record in SPIRE, log in to get a CPE Enrollment Appointment which will allow you to self-enroll in CPE classes using SPIRE.

If you are:

  • new student (including those who have applied for admission but wish to take classes before their official admit term); OR
  • An inactive student (has been away from University for at least two terms)

Step 1: Complete this form. Within two business days, you will be emailed credentials which will allow you to log into SPIRE (our student information system).

Step 2: Log into SPIRE to get a CPE enrollment appointment.

Step 3: Enroll yourself in SPIRE. Click for a pdf or video tutorial.


  • Undergraduate, on-campus student enrolling in Fall or Spring classes. Enrollment for Fall CPE classes does not begin until June 5th. Please check this page then for a link to the appropriate enrollment form.
  • Student who is ONLY taking Non-credit classes, click here.
  • Student enrolling in:
    • Winter School for Turf Managers – call 413-545-5202
    • Power Up for College Success (UNIVRSTY 191A) – click here to enroll
    • MTEL Prep Workshops – call 413-545-2701
    • Students wishing to enroll in Non-CPE (University-scheduled) classes, click here.

Alabama and Arkansas residents: We regret that Continuing & Professional Education at UMass Amherst cannot enroll students who are residents of Alabama or Arkansas due to laws of those states pertaining to distance education.

Questions? Contact the Registration Office at  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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